Scales Bootcamp (video tours below!)

You’ve never seen a scales manual like this. From the author of The Dynamic Studio and Practiceopedia, packed with achievements to earn.

Addictive scales mastery

So that students know their scales as surely as they know the alphabet, their times tables, their birthday. To get them there, we’ve packed the book with Achievements to earn , giving their scales practice a sense of purpose.

Video: Achievements System (2 min)

Figure out new scales fast

Clear, graphic layout has finger numbers and patterns leaping from the page—this is a reference that has been designed to get students up and running with their new scale instantly.

Video: Reference tour Part 1

Video: Reference tour Part 2

Video: Reference tour Part 3

Filled with practice challenges

The toughest, most complete scales workout ever created. Insane variety of practice challenges and twists, keeping your scales practice fresh, unpredictable and strangely compelling. Tick them off, one by one until…

The Scales Bootcamp promise

Earn all the listed achievements for any scale in the book, and you’ll know that scale permanently…whether you practice it ever again or not(!)

Video: An example scale

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