with Standing Posture
1) The feet are too close
together, making the player off-balance (weeble-wobble).
2) The knees are locked, creating tension in the lower body and a lack
3) The feet are too far apart.
4) ALL of the weight is placed on one leg. While Suzuki does prefer more
weight on the left leg, none of the leading pedagogues advocate placing
all the weight
on the right leg. ALL of the weight being placed on either the left or the
right will cause problems with tone production.
Notice in the image at left
that the bodies are lengthened, the feet are shoulder width apart,
the knees are not locked.
POSTURE • INSTRUMENT SIZING • INSTRUMENT POSITION
BOW HOLD • BOW STROKE • INTERMEDIATE RIGHT HAND SKILLS • ADVANCED RIGHT HAND SKILLS
LEFT HAND POSITION • SHIFTING • VIBRATO • ADVANCED LEFT HAND SKILLS