3 Ways to Make Your Left Hand Stronger at the Piano are listed below. Don’t underestimate the value and effectiveness of using the tabletop piano technique on a daily basis when you cannot be near your piano or keyboard to practice.
If you are right handed and find that your left hand just needs a little more exercise to catch up, then you will definitely benefit from the following 3 PROVEN piano finger techniques for the left hand.
Tabletop Piano Technique
Did you know that you can still practice left hand technique without being near your piano or keyboard? This is entirely possible and effective with the tabletop piano technique.
Simply sit down facing a flat surface such as a table top or kitchen counter. Then place your left hand on that surface and follow the 3 fingering patterns below repeating 10 times daily.
VERY IMPORTANT TIP! Play on Finger Tips to maximize your muscle building..#1. 5 4 3 2 1 2 3 4 5 (After hitting finger number 1 above simply keep going on with 2, 3, 4, 5 without pausing)
#2. 5 3 4 2 3 1 3 2 4 3 5
#3. 5 1 4 1 3 1 2 1 2 1 3 1 4 1 5
Piano Finger Exercises Learned by Watching Short Videos (no need to read music on these)
Each of these 5 short and easy piano finger exercises learned with video tutorials are extremely effective. The video starts off each exercise with the right hand and then adds the left. Simply play the left hand only the first 3 times you play along with the video. THEN add the right hand for double the muscle benefit.
Take a quick look at the first video tutorial below to see how these work. Short, fun and easy to play without reading music!