Typing requires nimble, well-trained, fingers.
Concentrate on coordinating the movement
of the fingers and thumbs on both hands.
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Touch typing - keyboarding finger tipsMore practice? If more practice is needed, retype the exercise. Only go to the next exercise when you are comfortable.
Relax. Concentrate, but try not to be tense. Try these finger dexterity exercises.
Fun! I am having fun! Say it to yourself. You can have fun while learning a valuable skill.
Concentrate. You cannot train your fingers unless you concentrate on the task at hand.
Don't talk. You cannot concentrate if you are engaged in talking.
GIGO! Garbage In - Garbage Out! The accuracy of an information system is only as accurate as the data entered into the system.
Check your hands. Do not let your wrists become lazy and rest against the desk or keyboard.
Positive attitude. Learning can be fun.. If you have a positive attitude.
Smile! It releases tensions and makes for a happy environment.
Check your fingers. Are your fingers curved? Are they on the correct home row keys?
Finger placement. Gently place the fingers of your left hand on the A S D F keys. The fingers of your right hand should be on the J K L ; keys.
Keep your fingernails trimmed. Strike each key with the pad of your finger, not your fingernails.
Move only the needed finger. Train your fingers to stay on their assigned home row key.
Short fingers? Then pivot with the little or index finger for long reaches.
Finger dexterity. Try the numerous finger dexterity exercises in the Healthy Typing section.
Fingers should strike a key. Do not "mush" keys. Strike a key and move on.
The two -step? Check out the finger dexterity called the two-step.
Fingers on Home row location. After striking a key, immediately return the finger to the correct home row key.
Train your fingers. Repeat an exercise until you are satisfied with your progress.
Relax. Concentrate, but try not to be tense.
Time Out! After completing several exercises, take a break.
Try the physical exercises. Spend a couple of minutes and try some of the physical and dexterity exercises shown in the www.nimblefinger.com web site. They will help reduce tension and stress.