Few musicians truly enjoy spending time on their instrument working on technique, etudes, or intonation. It’s just not as much fun as playing tunes or learning new material. But those who have spent even a few periods of focused and sustained practice time working on them know that they reap sweet benefits. So, if you’re looking to improve your left hand technique on the fiddle, here are a handful of basic exercises taught by Craig Judelman. Give them a try for a few weeks and see how they impact your overall playing – and let you have even more fun!