Lesson #1: Left Hand, Home Row

Image of keys in Lesson 1.

This lesson teaches the four left keys of the home row. Place your index finger on F, middle finger on D, ring finger on S, and pinky on A. Your thumb goes on the space bar. However, leave your right hand on the homerow as well to get used to having both hands on the keyboard.

This is your first lesson so go slow and try to get fewer than five errors and faster than 20 words per minute (WPM).

Spend a minute memorizing the finger positions, and then keep your eyes on the exercise and not on your hands. And don't forget good posture!

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