I've been having a rather annoying problem lately. Sometimes when I draw my bow across any string, the stick of the bow bounces up and down, and this usually occurs near the middle of the bow. I do not have this problem on the lower or top halves. This problem is even more obvious when I'm doing long bow scales, and especially when changing strings near the middle of the bow. I'm thinking this might be occuring because of my tendency to lift my right elbow/shoulder at times when it isn't necessary.
Lately, I've been doing low bow exercises, really trying to keep the vibration of my bow stick from happening. The violin professor was noticing this happening in a quartet coaching and he said it is a extremely hard habit to break. Advice?
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