Written by Zlata Brouwer
Published: January 2, 2014 at 5:58 PM [UTC]
Ok, let's get those pinkies into my Pinky Training Program!
In this video I share exercises to train the strength and flexibility of your pinkies:
1) Play piano in the table (until you can crush a sugar cube)
2) Always use your right pinky actively in bowing: your bowing will be more smooth and controlled
3) Don't avoid the 4th finger (this pinky will not get trained and it will be even more scary in the future)
4) Place your fingers confident, attack the strings
5) Practice bowing movements with a pencil
Is this video useful to you? Please let me know in the comments!
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Any tips on how to work on this? It seems so much more difficult with the pinky because theres not much finger to use to begin with.
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