Let me say that I'm a REAL newbee with the violin though I've been playing blues and rock guitar for 40+ years.
I'm into my 4th week and still have a little trouble with the bow bouncing a little as I play.
According to my (excellent!) instructor, I'm holding the bow well but I still get *&^%$ bounce periodically.
I put in about 2+ hours of practice a day and have recently become a bit OCD about stopping the bounce.
As a bit of detail, after about 20 minutes or so, I can still bounce the bow but it's far less.
It might be my 50 year old hands which will be kinda' hard to correct :)
I *believe* my bow hand is loose.
Anyone have a similar experience or tip or two I might try?
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