Shaolin Viola and Violin Studio

Dr. Jay Maron

Bruce Lee: "Balance is the all-important factor
in a fighter's attitude or stance. Without balance
at all times, he can never be effective."

Use fundamentals from Shaolin kung fu for the viola
and learn styles such as:

The One Inch Downbow
The Drunken Levitating Viola Style
The Eagle Claw Fingering Style

The Snake Fist Bowing Style
The 5 Point Palm Exploding C String Technique
Way of the Intercepting Asymptote

Shaolin Abbott: What is the highest technique you hope to achieve?
Bruce Lee: To have no technique.

Exorcise the demon of vibrato.

Transcend the limitations of Galamian Style.

Wield the bow the way Yoda wields a lightsaber.

Harness the power of physics and mathematics in your playing.

Channel the principles of the Feldenkrais Method and Alexander Technique.

Avoid the pitfalls that can tie your mind and body into knots.

Use the C string to humble bass guitarists.

For lessons, contact

About Jay:

PhD in physics from the California Institute of Technology.

Author of 20 papers in the Astrophysical Journal.

Silver medal, U.S. Sumo Wrestling Championships.

Played tighthead prop for Columbia Rugby.

* Astrophysics research page

* Lecture notes on physics

* Homepage