Half Circle / Full Circle

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Level 4 Technique Secrets

The fourth secret is HALF CIRCLE / FULL CIRCLE

Lead with the Wrist

Wrist circles help transfer arm weight for proper alignment on each finger.
Half-circles can be used for smooth, wide leaps, such as this L.H. accompaniment.

Release finger 5 as you pivot on finger 2.

Your wrist should rise gracefully to play a light thumb.