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Common problems with violin and viola hand position

The Collapsed Wrist

Not only does the collapsed wrist pull the fingers out of position, it puts tremendous strain on the tendons. This is a recipe for carpal tunnel syndrome.

In the correct hand position the wrist is straight, and the fingers nicely curved.

 

POSTURE INSTRUMENT SIZINGINSTRUMENT POSITION

BOW HOLDBOW STROKE INTERMEDIATE RIGHT HAND SKILLSADVANCED RIGHT HAND SKILLS

LEFT HAND POSITIONSHIFTINGVIBRATOADVANCED LEFT HAND SKILLS

 

 

 
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