Dominate Your Piano Technique – Drills, Exercises, and Strategies

These are all the articles on the site relating to Piano Technique. Things like scales, arpeggios, finger drills, exercises, ext. and everything else that’ll help you develop finger strength, dexterity, and that true confidence on the keys. Enjoy!

How to Play Crazy Fast Crossover Arpeggios

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This is probably the flashiest piano move I know. It looks sweet and sounds cool, and it’s actually a lot easier than it seems. And honestly you could probably learn it in a month with just 5 to 10 minutes a day of practice. So in this tutorial, I’m going to show you how to learn this step by step in four parts: Notes/Fingerings Technique Practice Strategies Complete Practice Routine… continue reading

The #1 Technique for Piano Beginners: The “Miyagi Technique”

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What’s up everyone! Today I’m going to tell you about of of the most important piano exercises for beginners. It’s that one fundamental exercise everyone should know. When I started using this drill, it fundamentally changed the way I played. It was the first and most important piano technique I learned in college. Let me quickly tell you my story about The Miyagi… continue reading

The ULTIMATE Guide To Mastering Piano Technique: Part 1

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You need to develop awesome technique. Trust me, getting that next level technique will skyrocket your playing ability. All of a sudden your fingers will feel like the keyboard is their home, and everything you play will be easier and smoother. Oh, and you’ll be able to play the cool flashy stuff to impress your friends 😉 And here’s the best thing. Technique has been researched heavily. It’s easy to… continue reading

The ULTIMATE Guide to Mastering Piano Technique – Part 2

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Ok, so enough chit chat, time to get down to action. Like anything else in life, you don’t get better at it by reading about it, you get better by doing it. So here’s my step-by-step systematic action plan to get some rock-solid piano technique. It only takes about 5 to 10 minutes a day, and it’s the exact method I used to get fast scales, arpeggios, broken chords, and… continue reading

Beginners Piano Technique Explained – The 5 Finger Drill

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Technique is HUGE. I honestly think it is the most important thing to develop as a piano beginner. If you have good beginners piano technique, the rest (expressiveness, sight-reading, ext.) will follow. And it’ll lead to the more advanced techniques like playing crazy fast arpeggios ;). Before I go into detail about the 5 finger technique, I want to talk about a mental shift, a different way of thinking, that… continue reading