Lessons tagged with 'Injury'

Injury Journal - Diaphragm Hip Joint Shoulder Hand

Latest update from Alan on his injury (April 2019)

Alan Fraser
Apr 18, 2019 Intermediate Information

Mephisto Waltz Rockets

Alan is attempting to not only avoid the injury but actually heal his shoulder by approaching this segment properly

Alan Fraser
Jan 6, 2019 Intermediate tutorial

Play Mephisto Waltz from Injured Point of View

In other words, really dissect the score and learn it in a way that cultivates healing of Alan's injury

Alan Fraser
Dec 29, 2018 Advanced tutorial

Curling without any Tension

There is a way of not dis-empowering the MCP and really making it work

Alan Fraser
Dec 24, 2018 Intermediate tutorial

Palm in Contact with the Keys

Alan says he can "sense through" the keyboard better if his palm is down, touching the keys. Notice that he still maintains the hand structure even though his palm is flat

Alan Fraser
Dec 24, 2018 Intermediate tutorial

Elastic Thumb Separation

Alan is exploring many concept in this episode and taking us on a journey.

Alan Fraser
Nov 18, 2018 Intermediate tutorial

Elastic Thumb Separation

Alan is exploring many concept in this episode and taking us on a journey.

Alan Fraser
Nov 18, 2018 Intermediate tutorial

Injury and Dystonia

A bit about injury from Alan's personal experience

Alan Fraser
Nov 7, 2018 Intermediate tutorial

A Specific Degree of Muscle Tonus

Alan is talking about specific type of tonus on the fingers complementary to the tonus of the thumb

Alan Fraser
Nov 1, 2018 Intermediate tutorial

Piano Kinematics in Action

Alan giving himself a lessons, sort of on Scriabin Op.9

Alan Fraser
Oct 8, 2018 Intermediate tutorial

Remove The Bad Neuro Motor Patterns

and focal dystonia might just go away

Alan Fraser
Jun 27, 2018 Advanced lecture

Taking the Pressure Off the Neck

Cramped shoulders and how Tai Chi helps with that

Alan Fraser
Jun 22, 2018 Advanced lecture

Well Organized and Integrated Posture

Where the kinematic chain goes from finger tip through the neck into the core

Alan Fraser
Jun 6, 2018 Advanced lecture

Thumb Corkscrew Action

Creates a moving entity

Alan Fraser
Jun 5, 2018 Intermediate lecture

Curling of Nail Joints

Is curling the nail joints or fingers weakening arches of the hand?

Alan Fraser
May 3, 2018 Intermediate lecture

Individuation of the Sound

The hand has this amazing capacity to individuate parts of itself from within

Alan Fraser
Apr 8, 2018 Advanced lecture
Alan Fraser
Apr 2, 2018 Advanced lecture

What is the Function

Don't follow the finger down into the key

Alan Fraser
Mar 26, 2018 Advanced lecture

Alan Fraser Injured Holy Cow

Alan injured his hand. Here is what happened

Alan Fraser
Mar 13, 2018 Advanced lecture

Hand Arch-Thumb Activation Exercises

Arm should do most of the work, fingers are only keeping the keys down

Alan Fraser
Mar 24, 2017 Intermediate lesson

Focal Dystonia

Alan talks about dystonia and how to avoid/fix it

Alan Fraser
Mar 23, 2017 Beginner lesson

The Functional Relationship of Thumb and the Finger

Making a tiny adjustments and the thumb being activated

Alan Fraser
Jan 13, 2017 Advanced lesson

Exercises for Injured Thumb

Alan and Jean are working around the injury and trying to make the thumb work again

Alan Fraser
Oct 27, 2016 Intermediate lesson

The Movement that Solves the Scales Problem

Intro lesson to the Scales and Injury series

Alan Fraser
Oct 25, 2016 Intermediate lesson