Typing Games to improve dexterity.
A physician should be consulted before attempting these typing games.
These practical exercises are fun. They can improve your coordination and dexterity. It will take time and patience to master the movements.
The exercises can be performed anywhere (provided you don't mind people thinking you look funny) and can help relieve the stress and tension often encountered in high volume data entry tasks.
You will have to smile on some of the activities! GREAT! We wish you a happy day.
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Left-Hand Keyboarding Exercises
Exercising Due to a sedentary lifestyle, many people do not get enough physical exercise. Data entry and high volume keyboarding tasks confine the operator. In days of old when tension occurred, you could plow a field or cut wood.
But the chair-bound data entry clerk has no physical outlet that would enable them to dissipate the frustrations that build up through the day. This lack of exercise can lead to physical and mental problems.
There are physical problems such as softening of the bones and tendons, lack of energy, obesity, and shortness of breath. A general run down feeling can occur.
Psychological problems can include anxiety, irritability, high levels of stress and even depression. It seems that the body needs some exercise in order to stay in balance.
Here are a few general ideas for hand-wrist-finger exercises. Perform these exercises at a table that supports your forearms.
Rub your hands. This gets the blood circulating.
Support your forearm on a table.
For the best hand function, you should be able to touch the tips of your fingers to the palm and straighten the fingers completely . Begin with your left hand.
Bend the fingers by flexing the joint closest to the finger tip. Then slowly bend the middle joint. Lastly bend the knuckle joint.
Typing Games - Now, Typing Tips
Set up a schedule. Unless you establish a schedule for learning it is all to easy to find an excuse for not practicing. The Little Professor never promised you a rose garden. It takes practice to develop keyboarding skills.
Smile! Remember to smile. As the expression goes, Smile, and the whole world will smile with you. Smiling releases tensions. You, as well as the people around you, will feel better.
Take care with when keying the home row keys. The home row exercises are simple and you might be tempted to skip them. However these are very important exercises because you are beginning to train your fingers in the correct keystroke reaches.
More practice? If you feel you need more practice on the home-row keys, or for that matter, any exercise, keyboard the exercise again. The computer is a patient but demanding teacher. Practice each exercise several times until you are satisfied with your skills.
Whisper. Whisper each letter as you use a quick stroke to strike and bounce off keys. Do not press or mush down on the key. Quickly strike the key; bounce off the key, and return your finger to their assigned home row location.
Tired? When tired, take a break. Fatigue can result in your concentration wandering, and when this happens, you are not doing a good job of training your fingers. Come back to this web site, and practice the exercises shown to relieve stress and tension.
Avoid eyestrain. Eyestrain can occur when there is a reflection on the monitor. Adjust the angle of the monitor and the height of your chair to reduce reflections. The room should be slightly dark with no major rays of sunlight. Squinting is very fatiguing. Monitor shields, or even monitor screens might be of some help, but most relief occurs when you can eliminate background glare.
Try these exercises. Spend a couple of minutes and try some of the typing games which are really physical exercises. They will help reduce tension and stress.
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