How to get rid of unwanted bow bouncing?

At the FiddleHed monthly hour hours, Mike said, “Bow bounce has reared its ugly head again. Mostly on down strokes.”

Practice tone-building with the bow to overcome unwanted bouncing

Use deliberate practice to discover where the bounce happens.

Drill down on that spot.

Some counter-intuitive advice: Try to bounce the bow on purpose. Then return to bowing without bouncing. This might help you learn to control the bow.


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