Absolute Beginner

A good place to start are the super cheep, transparent plastic locks. Keep in mind these are extremely easy. You will pick them in seconds and get a great confidence boost, but they won’t really help you improve.

  • JAPI Set - a set of cheep picks, crappy tension tools, and plastic lock
  • 6 Piece Set - 6 locks in different form factor practice, includes 2 dimple locks

You will feel like a super hero, but get bored with these within 20 minutes.

Next Step

Once you get bored with the toy locks, try these training sets for intermediate lock pickers:

The last two items on the list are a must have if you want to fully understand counter-rotation.

IRL Locks

Some real life locks to use for practice: