Lessons tagged with 'Thumb'

Title Description Teacher Freebie?
One Boned or Segmented Multi Joint Thumb Asked by: markeog Alan Fraser
How to Teach Rotation? It is a fluid state of your hand. Link it to the thumb! Alan Fraser
Elastically Loading the Thumb and Uncurling the Claw Asked by: markeog Alan Fraser
Elasticity for the Left Hand and the Thumb Alan is playing through this etude and giving us insight in how his mind works Alan Fraser
Chopin-Etude in C Sharp Minor Op 10 No 4 It's really an etude for the thumb - Alan (45 min long) Alan Fraser
The Thumb is Only Doing its Job If you are not swiveling your hand Alan Fraser
I am Apposing my Thumb to The Fingers and what kind of sound do I get? Alan Fraser
Thumb Corkscrew Action Creates a moving entity Alan Fraser
The Thumb Goes Under or Maybe Not The oldest questions in the piano book Alan Fraser
If you See the Hand Swiveling Horizontally Then the thumb and fingers aren't functional Alan Fraser
Individuation of the Sound The hand has this amazing capacity to individuate parts of itself from within Alan Fraser
Healthy and Exuberant Thumb The thumb should not be dysfunctional Alan Fraser
The Power that Animates a Scale The thumb needs to do this amazing carrying job Alan Fraser
The Functional Solution for the Thumb Problem Thinking of the shape of the structure instead of the movement of the structure Alan Fraser
Improve Hand Organization for More Beautiful Sound in Fats Waller Inner hand action and the thumb differentiation Alan Fraser
The Thumb is Always Under Where does the thumb opposition start? Balcony position Alan Fraser
Why Do We Need to Straighten the Thumb When the thunb stands well, the fingers can move freely Alan Fraser
Constantly Cultivating Sense of Opposition and Classification of the Hand How to develop an elastic component of the hand? Alan Fraser
Keeping the Hand Functional While the Thumb Goes to a Distant Note And why is thumb opposition so important? Alan Fraser
Elasticity is not Quite Like Tension Much of our movement is elastically generated, not just muscle contraction Alan Fraser
Why is the Thumb so Rich Some of you might already be familiar with the fuction of the thumb but it's good .. Alan Fraser
Lesson IV-3-Thumb Rolling Handy Harry Does a Somersault Group 4, lesson 3 Alan Fraser
Lesson IV-2-Handy Harry Scratches His Other Leg With His Thumb Foot Group 4, lesson 2 Alan Fraser
How to Get a Loud Sound Without Banging The Piano By going up instead of down Alan Fraser
Play The Scales Like Chico Marx The springiness of the thumb is what gets us through Alan Fraser
Stepping Stones - Going Down The springy thumb is powering the whole motion Alan Fraser
The Hand is a Bipartite Structure Fingers/thumb and the wrist Alan Fraser
Scales - Going Down The thumb carries the hand. Springiness! Alan Fraser
Make the Length of the Fingers the Same Changing the angle of the hand does not help muscles and they stop working. Alan Fraser
Chopin - Etude Op 10 No 1 - Ascending Arpeggio We are actually braking the hand structure and figuring out what is needed here Alan Fraser
Putting the Thumb Under in Scales Alan is busting the myth: opposition, not flexion Alan Fraser
Do not Bend Your Thumb Energy infusion needed to not bend your thumbs Alan Fraser
Play it with Elan Playing from the gut, giving the hand more energy and enthusiasm and a bit about m.. Alan Fraser
Activate the Thumb Alan is helping Adrien activate his thumb and make it a bit more organic by allowi.. Alan Fraser
Elastic Standing A fresh take on arm weight. Thumb through shoulder connection via elastic thumb Alan Fraser
Elastic Loading of the Thumb Asked by: markeog Alan Fraser
Left Hand Scales Alan is showing Jean a few exercises for the left hand scales. Alan Fraser
Functional Wrist and Thumb for Better Scales Stable wrist, rotation and functional thumb are prerequisites for healthy scales Alan Fraser
Rotation and the Thumb Alan is bringing the thumb into the picture. Rotating the opposite way? Alan Fraser
The Functional Relationship of Thumb and the Finger Making a tiny adjustments and the thumb being activated Alan Fraser
The Thumb and Rotation Rotation in relation with the thumb Alan Fraser
Liszt-Liebestraum in A Flat Major - The Thumb Part 1 Another recent lesson with a focus on the thumb, orchestration and sound Alan Fraser
Exercises for Injured Thumb Alan and Jean are working around the injury and trying to make the thumb work again Alan Fraser
Neutral Thumb Question on the thumb neutrality Alan Fraser
On Collapsed Thumb Alan answers the question on the collapsed thumb Alan Fraser
Fixing Up The Collapsed Thumb Part 1 An amazing lesson on thumb, must see! Alan Fraser
Arm-Thumb Arm thumb is an extention of the radius Alan Fraser
Do Not Bend The Thumb Alan talks about bending of the thumb Alan Fraser
The Thumb Opposition And Rotation in Scales An ongoing conversation on the rotation and thumb opposition Alan Fraser
The Whole Finger Action Via Thumb Opposition Thumb opposition is one of the basic hands movements and Alan explains why is it v.. Alan Fraser
Thumb Exercises We are finishing up this series with various exercises designed to separate sensor.. Alan Fraser
Tension in the Thumb Alan is explaining how to get rid of unnecessary tension in the thumb Alan Fraser
Hyperextended Thumb Alan talks about how to properly address the hyperextended thumb Alan Fraser
Clamped Thumb and The Flat Structure Alan talks about the flat but active structure and the thumb Alan Fraser
Octaves and The Thumb We are talking about the thumb and octaves in this lesson Alan Fraser
The Thumb Corkscrew A useful exercise that gives thumb a great deal of mobility Alan Fraser
The Thumb Neutrality Why do we use the thumb? A little bit of history and anatomy Alan Fraser
The Thumb in Scales Alan is talking about the thumb, scales.. Alan Fraser
The Thumb Some new and old things about the thumb Alan Fraser
The Functional Thumb Thumb's role and function in a healthy structure Alan Fraser
How Can Thumb Play the Piano? Short lesson on the thumb and how we started playing with it Alan Fraser
Thumb and the Rest of the Hand Asked by: hadarmo2 Alan Fraser
How Does the Thumb Actually Play Asked by: markeog Alan Fraser
Business About the Straight Thumb On thumb and the arch via Chopin Alan Fraser
Metacarpals and Rotation in Octaves Last day of AFFI Smith 2015 lecture/Q&A Alan Fraser
Proactive Hand We talk about the arch, the thumb, standing up and proactive hand Alan Fraser
Solidify the Structure Through the Movement The effects strengthening of the hand has on speed and movement Alan Fraser
Strengthen the Index Finger and the Thumb Asked by: adrienschmit.. Alan Fraser
Thumb Pushups Stand up on the thumb Alan Fraser
Trouble with the Arch and Arm Feldenkrais Alan works on student's arch. Alan Fraser
More on Thumb Individuation Asked by: 57walker Alan Fraser
Various Technical Concepts Alan talks about several different technical concepts, joined thumbs, tension vs t.. Alan Fraser
Lecture on the Thumb Part 3 Part 3 Alan Fraser
Lecture on the Thumb Part 2 Part 2, Hope, MI Alan Fraser
Lecture on the Thumb Part 1 Opening lecture from Hope, MI 2015 Institute Alan Fraser
Standing on the Thumb Asked by: 57walker Alan Fraser
Mendelssohn Dueto Op.38 No.6 and on Relaxation Part 2 Alan is takling about the hand, thumb, finger action Alan Fraser
Lecture on the Thumb - Eitorf 2014 Intro lecture from Eitorf, Germany 2014 Institute Alan Fraser
Chopin - Nocturne Op.9 No.2 Part 2 This part is all about the thumb and hand structure Alan Fraser
Lecture on the Thumb - Ottawa 2014 Part 2 Alan is talking about how to build strength in the first dorsal interosseous. Alan Fraser
Lecture on the Thumb - Ottawa 2014 Part 1 When thumb is trying to oppose itself to the hand, it drwas itself into right rela.. Alan Fraser
Concord-NH 2014 Lecture on the Thumb Part 2 Full structural support and no interference of muscular holding Alan Fraser
Concord-NH 2014 Lecture on the Thumb Part 1 Day two of the Institute. Lecture on th Thumb! Can the thumb really help the hand .. Alan Fraser
Lecture on the Thumb Part 2 Part 2 - Alan's lecture on the Thumb, Alan Fraser's Institute 2013 Alan Fraser
Lecture on the Thumb Part 1 A lecture on the Thumb given to participants of Alan's Institute in 2013 Alan Fraser