I am a second year teacher currently teaching 7- and 8-year-olds in a public school setting (I see them in groups of 2-5 at a time). I have about 120 students, many who have not started with me. I need advice on "unlearning" several things:
~A good bow hold - focus on thumb NOT curving inwards
~Collapsed wrist in left hand
~Curved fingers on string (not flat)
~Supporting the instrument while playing
I have been able to help about 85% of the kids unlearn bad habits, but some kids simply do not change, or care to at that. If anything, I want to avoid any future injury! Any and all advice is much appreciated.
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