Learn Piano Hand Positioning
One of the first things you need to learn when learning piano is piano hand positioning. What I mean by this is how to hold your hands and arms and how to sit at the piano.
Here's a quick video to go over your piano posture.
*Note: This is important to prevent stress, strain and potential injury.
- Pretend that
you are holding a bubble
in your hand that you don't want to break.
- Your fingers should be loose
- not tense.
- Playing on the tips
of your fingers.
- Your thumbs
should be touching the keys.
- Your wrists
should not be touching the ledge of the piano.
- Keep your arms and shoulders relaxed.
- Sit on the edge
of the piano bench or chair
It's important to learn
hand positioning properly
beginning. Habits can be hard to break so start with a
and good habits. It will make life easier in the end.
From here, you can begin learning notes or check out the piano playing guide.
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