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Classes of Shifts

Class 1

Shifting from an open string to any note.

Class 2

Shifting on same finger ex. 1-1.

Class 3

Shifting from a low finger# to a higher finger # going up, or vice versa when downshifting. This may be trained by an exercise like 1-1-3

Class 4 (Compression shifts)

Start on higher finger # going to lower finger #. ex. 3-1. Slide on the transport finger

Class 5

Extension shifts-hand is more than one position at the same time.

 

 

POSTURE INSTRUMENT SIZINGINSTRUMENT POSITION

BOW HOLDBOW STROKE INTERMEDIATE RIGHT HAND SKILLSADVANCED RIGHT HAND SKILLS

LEFT HAND POSITIONSHIFTINGVIBRATOADVANCED LEFT HAND SKILLS

 

 

 
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