During touch typing you reach other keys starting from the base position. There are courses designed specifically to teach you typing.
Your fingers take up a fixed starting position from where you can reach any key you need.
Finger placement keyboard typing images. And increase your speed with start right way. When not typing or after pressing a key your fingers should always return to the basic position. Left hand home keys write groups of letters from the keys your left hand rests on in the starting position.
While typing keep your wrists elevated and as straight as possible. Avoid hunt and peck typing as it causes strain on the neck from having to look down at the keyboard often. How to positioned finger for typing on keyboard.
The following types of touch typing games are available. Your right fingers are on the keys j k l and semicolon. This is the basic position.
The basic concept of fast typing is quickly explained. Practice typing only with the placement of your fingers as illustrated. First of all your fingers should form the shape of the letter u as you place them down on the keys.
An online typing course can teach basic finger positioning. Your fingers should lightly touch the keys. Ten finger touch typing can be summarized as basic position and then press a key then basic.
What this means is like all other skilled operator and masters practice is key. Each finger rests on a particular key in the home row of the keyboard when not typing in order to keep grounded and oriented at all times. Avoid typing by any other means.
Keyboard training is rarely fun but in these games you will have fun and also practice the correct fingering on the keyboard. The other fingers should be placed on the keyboard as shown in the figure. Your thumbs are on the space bar.
Some programs such as touch type read and spell use a multi sensory technique to reinforce what you learn. They show you where to position your hands on the keyboard and walk you through the right keys to hit with each finger. The home keys asdf jkl.
Your left fingers are placed on the keys a s d and f. Are outlined in yellow on the above diagram. Center the spacebar with your body.
At first you won t need to place any fingers down but learn just how they are to be held. Your right hand should not be used. The thumbs remain in the air or very gently in contact with the keys below.
For qwerty keyboards that would be keys f and j. Do not angle or bend your wrists. Keep your keyboard home row height as close to elbow level as possible.
Think about the curvature of your hands as you place them on the keyboard. The rest of fingers except for the thumb should be placed along the home row. Now that you have observe the layout of your standard keyboard and correct finger placement you will need to put in some time.
The most important thing is to place your forefingers in the middle of horizontal row.