Bow Direction (Up and Down)

Description: In this module, we'll learn about the bow direction, and understand the technique and symbols of the Up and Down bows.

Experience Level: Beginner

Duration: approx. 10 minutes

Instructions: Read the materials then answer the questions.

Up and Down bow: The Basics

Bow direction


When to use up and down bows


Exercise: Play Up and Down bows on different strings

What is an up bow?

What is a down bow?

Which way round?

–°ombine elements from the left column with the elements on the right
Up bow
The bow moves to the left
Down bow
The bow moves to the right

Identify the Symbol

  • Down Bow
  • Up Bow