SOME TIPS WHILE TOUCH TYPING
On this page, you can learn some tips and tricks to learn and improve your touch typing in short period of time.
1. Don’t look at your fingers
When setting for touch typing position your fingers on the home row. Once you have done s, don’t look at your finger. Looking at your fingers will drastically decrease your typing speed as well as accuracy.
2. Always keep your fingers on the home row
When typing a letter from the top or bottom row, you will definitely take up or bring down your finger to the responding key on the top or button row. But make sure to relocate your finger on its home key immediately. Leaving a finger on the wrong key will lead to typing errors and reduced typing speed.
3. Don’t look at screen
If you are typing from paper, it is important to not look at the screen. If you addicted looking at the screen frequently, it causes you to relocate the paragraph and sentence from where you were typing. Which in turn decreases your typing accuracy and wastes the time.
In addition to this, looking at the screen also degrades typing accuracy because when you see an error you will curious to fix it on priority.
4. Avoid too much typing
Too much typing, is also not good for physical health and performance. If you are typing with an average speed i.e. 30 WMP (Words Per Minute) for more than 2 hours you will feel tired and itching. At the same time, your finger will start hurting. If you are doing a typing job, make sure to complete your daily typing task in different intervals of time. For example, do about an hour typing and take a small break and then start again.
5. Take regular breaks and eye exercise
Take regular breaks, this will reserve your physical health and future performance. Someone has said it right that health is wealth. If you are healthy you can earn wealth and do improve your living styles. In this regard, eye exercise is equally important. Here is a simple exercise for the eye, after every 20 minutes look at far objects for 20 seconds.