Lessons tagged with 'Muscle'

Flexors, Extensors, Interossei and the Bigger Picture

A very informative bit on our playing aparathus

Alan Fraser
Dec 6, 2019 Beginner lecture

Forearm Muscles

Forearm muscles and their role in our functional hand

Alan Fraser
Dec 3, 2019 Beginner lecture

Compression and Tension Elements

So what we are looking for is good kind of muscular tonus not plain old bad kind of tension

Alan Fraser
Mar 29, 2019 Intermediate lecture

Bones Take Over the Work of the Muscles

Very simple idea, but how often do we really practice it?

Alan Fraser
Sep 12, 2018 Intermediate lecture

Should You go to the Gym

and build muscle so you can play the piano?

Alan Fraser
Aug 9, 2018 Intermediate lecture

What is Muscle Tonus

Many muscles in the hand need to be developed to make the hand functional

Alan Fraser
Aug 7, 2018 Beginner lecture

Reducing the Muscular Effort

Freeing ourselves from too much muscular input

Alan Fraser
Jan 31, 2018 Intermediate lesson

No Strain in Your Sound

White muscles at work and cultivating this kind of sound

Alan Fraser
Jan 28, 2018 Intermediate lesson

How do We Manage this Structure

One fundamental error in how we understand human locomotion was that it's all done with muscle contraction

Alan Fraser
Jul 21, 2017 Intermediate lecture

Pronation-Supination and the Hand Muscles

Deeging deeper in the hand function and movement, interossei, MCP

Alan Fraser
Oct 29, 2016 Intermediate lecture

Muscular Engagement

Elasticity, tonus, muscles, bones, skeleton

Alan Fraser
Oct 15, 2016 Intermediate lecture

Forte vs Piano

How do we play forte and what muscles engage while playing piano

Alan Fraser
Oct 9, 2016 Intermediate lecture

Scapular Muscles

Asked by: Plaine

Alan Fraser
Sep 25, 2016 Intermediate lesson

Contracted Triceps and Scales

Asked by: Johannes

Alan Fraser
Aug 30, 2016 Intermediate lesson

The Thumb Neutrality

Why do we use the thumb? A little bit of history and anatomy

Alan Fraser
Apr 12, 2016 Intermediate lesson

Use Your Hand Muscles and Stand

How to stand and why is it important?

Alan Fraser
Jan 5, 2016 Intermediate lesson