Typing Tips

  1. Keep your wrists neutral (neither bent up or down nor sideways)
  2. Your fingers should be relaxed and slightly curled over
  3. Use as many of your fingers as you can. This helps spread the work
  4. Don’t overstretch your fingers – particularly for the return and backspace keys
  5. Don’t rest your wrists on the desk whilst you are typing. Only rest your wrists on wrist rests when you are NOT typing
  6. Touch the keys lightly
  7. Keyboards skills training courses can be invaluable
First published 27/04/2021