How to eliminate fatigue and increase agility and ease.
- How to release tension as you exchange fingers
- How to keep the bridge of the hand soft
- Your fingers are as long as your forearm
- Focus awareness on at the fingers not being used – releasing them keeps the hand from fatiguing.
- If the bridge of your hand remains in constant tension, your hand will fatigue.
- Continual exchange of tension and release between fingers eliminates fatigue and increases agility and ease of playing.
- When a finger is not being used, it should be “soft, in playing position; but not stiff, as in playing tension”. (Starker)
- When playing the 4th finger, 1, 2, and 3 should be soft
- When playing first finger, 2,3 and 4, in the air should be soft