Before you can pick a tumbler type lock, you must determine the correct direction of rotation. It may sound like a trivial point, but who wants to waste hours trying to pick a lock the wrong direction.
It is very important to maintain a confident attitude while you are learning to pick locks. If you feel nervous or stressed, it will only make things harder
This paper will help you become more adept at manipulating locks. Solutions to common problems and general miscellaneous information that could prove useful are also included here.