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Right-Hand Relaxation Exercises

This lesson is part of the course Beginning Bluegrass and Old-Time Fiddle with Chad Manning.
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Right-Hand Relaxation Exercises  
 
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Right-Hand Relaxation Exercises
Right-Hand Relaxation Exercises
 

In this video, Chad gives you some simple exercises to help you keep your bow hand relaxed while you play.


 
 
 
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