Guitar supports vs footrest

Ergonomics and Posture for Classical Guitarists, Aches and Pains, Injuries, etc...
guitarena
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Re: Guitar supports vs footrest

Post by guitarena » Tue Aug 06, 2019 11:06 pm

Additional to my footstool I use a cushion on my left leg, that I made myself. A Guitar teacher to,d me to put something flexibel on my leg, so that I am not too fixed in one position. This comment made sense to me, and when I was at home I took a thick wool scarf and made a roll out of it, than I sewed it together and sewed a rubber sheet on it. This became a very useful tool to me. The footrest is now on a very low level, so that my back is not too screwed.

guitarena
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Re: Guitar supports vs footrest

Post by guitarena » Tue Aug 06, 2019 11:10 pm

One more thing on the subject support vs. footrest I have, is to play without both of them and instead to play on a very low chair, so that I can sit comfortable and have my guitar just very deep down, this is sometimes very nice to play for me.

Dmitrypey
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Re: Guitar supports vs footrest

Post by Dmitrypey » Wed Aug 07, 2019 12:07 am

I have never used the Dynarette.


If it was made out of suede or velvet, would it still squeek?

ptironi
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Re: Guitar supports vs footrest

Post by ptironi » Wed Aug 14, 2019 2:04 pm

Once I had a problem with the Tapert ErgoPlay support because of the force it acted upon the guitar... the side were the support was sticked, broke. So I guess that its also important to have in mind the construction type of the instrument when deciding between guitar support (with all its diversity) and footrest. Cheers

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