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Common problems with violin and viola hand position

The Collapsed Wrist - Backview

From this angle you can see how the fingers are pulled out of position. Often the collapsed wrist is caused by a lack of proper shoulder support. If the left hand becomes responsible for supporting the weight of the instrument, the student may collapse their wrist.

 

POSTURE INSTRUMENT SIZINGINSTRUMENT POSITION

BOW HOLDBOW STROKE INTERMEDIATE RIGHT HAND SKILLSADVANCED RIGHT HAND SKILLS

LEFT HAND POSITIONSHIFTINGVIBRATOADVANCED LEFT HAND SKILLS

 

 

 

 
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