Technical Exercises and Regimes

Stretching Exercises (2)

It is a very good idea to include stretching exercises, or extensions, in any exercise regimen. When selecting stretching exercises, be very careful of those that overdo the stretch between individual fingers, especially between the 4th and 5th fingers. This is one of the fastest ways to become injured. Therefore, adapt any printed exercise accordingly, and decrease the span for small hands. I repeat, it is how we do the exercises that matters, and the same exercise may be beneficial or damaging depending on how we practise it. I like the stretching exercise favoured by famous teacher ...

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