Using pull-offs can be a great way to help speed up your picking without having to pick more. Your fretting hand shares the work load. It's efficient. If you're doing it right, it's also smooth. If you are having trouble with pull offs, this is a great arrangement of Chinquapin Hunting to practice with. Slow down the tempo and work on a measure at a time until you get each piece down. Then start to work on it in bigger chunks. As long as you play at a speed you can handle. No piece will be too difficult for you to take on.