So I have three ways of string tracking, and I’m not sure which one is best for me in the long run. Was wondering what you guys would recommend. First off, I have the technique where my hand largely stays in the same plays and just plays at different angles:
This is probably the most firm anchor, but it can be very tough to really hit the lowest strings properly.
The second is one where I move the elbow to attack the strings at roughly the same angle:
This one feels the most logical but it actually feels the stiffest out of them all, and can be a real workout for my arm
The third… hard to explain, but I’m basically just following the natural clockwork movement of my arm, pivoting from the elbow.
This actually feels the most comfortable and natural… except it’s also the most messy, and since I’m not anchoring on the bridge, I now have to anchor a bit on the body, and this can cause my palm to accidentally hit the strings.
I’m aware the answer is always “whichever works for you” but is there a really good way I haven’t tried? Do you think one generally works best over the others?