— Practice your bow hold before practicing this exercise —


Keep thumb bent  •  Relax and arch all fingers  • Rest fingers on the bow (Don't grip.)

Pronate you forearm to create slight pressure • Hinge at your elbow to bow • Use short strokes in the middle of the bow

Once you have this memorized, watch in a mirror to make sure you're bowing with straight yaw.


Pairs of Strings — Warm-Up

This exercise helps you straighten the pitch of the bow. Very important!

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