Tag: Left Hand

Quint Exercise for Well-Formed Left Hand

Several students this week have been assigned the Quint exercise 1 for The Well-Formed Left Hand.  This exercise is practiced with careful attention to violin posture with minimal repetitions.  The student works to execute the exercise with shoulders aligned above hips and hips aligned above feet, the instrument perched on the shoulder with the weight

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Hot Stove Game

Hot Stove game helps new students learn the left hand finger numbers.    Student pretends the left hand thumb is a hot stove.   Parents or siblings or friends call out numbers between 1 and 4 and the student practices quickly touching the correct finger to the thumb. Index Finger = 1 Middle Finger = 2 Ring

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