First Steps to Typing Fast - Aidan Clarke Scott

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I see a lot of advice about accuracy and good posture being the most important things for typing fast. But for me, the most important first steps are having short fingernails and warm hands.

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018246 11 months, 3 weeks ago
I just cut my fingernails not a minute ago! I completely agree. Short fingernails are great for typing fast.
johnymaccarroni 1 year, 2 months ago
Idk about y'all but I'm typing pretty fast lying on my bed too.
summer1979 1 year, 3 months ago
My typing gets better the warmer my hands are.
mcmacladdie 1 year, 5 months ago
Fingernails part is true. When mine get even slightly too long it starts screwing with me and makes typing feel much worse.
jjp 1 year, 7 months ago
Warm hands are absolutely essential.
jasmine004 1 year, 8 months ago
Definitely! Cold hands relate to stiff muscles, which is why I can't type well in the mornings. Or in the winter times, really.
venerated 2 years, 4 months ago
pretty true
colemakorbust 2 years, 9 months ago
Cold hands! No way you're getting your top score with stiff muscles
user717489 2 years, 10 months ago
The short fingernails one hit too close to home.

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