My violin teacher keeps on telling me that I incline my bow too much and that I need to use flatter hair. The exception is when I'm doing spiccato because inclining the bow apparently makes it easier to do spiccato. But I'm told that when I'm doing long strokes I should use flat hair because you get a much powerful sound. I don't know what makes me keep on inclining my bow. I think that when I go back to the frog, I curve my wrist and somehow, the bow becomes inclined. But aren't you supposed to curve your wrist a little when you go back to the frog? I'm confused.
I'm also having some issues with straight bow. When I'm playing long strokes, the direction of my bow goes toward my head, which is not what it's supposed to be doing. According to my teacher, it's supposed to be going toward the scroll of the violin. What is the best way to prevent crooked bow?
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