6Techniques Correct Posture Correct Arm and Hand Position Correct Keystroking TechniqueAll can be observed and graded!
7Posture Spine straight leaning slightly forward Centered in front of keyboardComfortable distance from keyboardFeet flat on floor, slightly apart
8Arm and Hand Position Arms relaxed; elbows naturally close to body Forearms nearly parallel with slope of keyboard
9Wrists and FingersFingers curved, tips of fingers resting lightly on keysWrists low, but palms of hands not resting on the keyboardHands and wrists "quiet," almost motionless
10Proper Keystroking Technique Use the tips of your fingers to operate the assigned keysUse a circular, pecking motion (down and inward)
11If you do this… You will type faster. You will make fewer mistakes. You will be able to type longer without getting as tired.It will be less likely that you will have health problems with your hands and wrists.
12Open a new Word Document & Practice This… asdf jkl;aassddff jjkkll;;adsa ;lkj…Try typing without making a mistake!
13In the Same Word Document, Type as Many Different Words as you can using ONLY the Home Row Letters! A S D F J K L