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Practice How to Hold The Bow

Practice How to Hold The Bow learn violin holds

Right hand touch thumb to second finger.
Practice finger placement. Right hand touch thumb to second finger.

Right hand touch thumb to second finger.


Practice with handling with a pencil.
Practice with handling with a pencil.

Practice with handling with a pencil.


Gently turn the hand over.  Check finger placement on the pencil.
Gently turn the hand over. Check finger placement on the pencil.

Gently turn the hand over.  Check finger placement on the pencil.


Try with the bow.  Right hand hold bow with thumb on the bottom of the frog.  Place fingers on top of the stick.
Try with the bow. Right hand hold bow with thumb on the bottom of the frog. Place fingers on top of the stick.

Try with the bow.  Right hand hold bow with thumb on the bottom of the frog.  Place fingers on top of the stick.

Turn to see that the bow is held correctly.  Fingers should not be stiff.
Turn to see that the bow is held correctly. Fingers should not be stiff.
Turn to see that the bow is held correctly. Fingers should not be stiff.


The first finger should be sitting on bow at the middle joint.
The first finger should be sitting on bow at the middle joint.
The first finger should be sitting on bow at the middle joint.  

Practice How to Hold The Bow
Practice How to Hold The Bow

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