- Shake your right hand, then turn it over.
- Glide the bow between the first crease of the 1st finger and the tip of the 4th finger. The other fingers fall into position.
- Make sure your thumb is flexible.
- Slide your bowhold into position!
- Let your hand hang off the bow.
- Slide it along the bow.
- Pop the thumb in and the 4th finger on top. Check that they are curved and flexible.
- Try some windscreen wipers.
From Violin Technique for Left Hand & Bow – Finding a Bowhold