Pen and Pencil hold
The pencil should be held between the second finger and the thumb. The first finger should rest lightly on the pencil.
The barrel of the pencil should rest against the knuckle at the base of the first finger, pointing outwards above the elbow.
The pencil should be held about two centimetres from the paper - a little higher for left-handers.
The side of the forearm and the third and little fingers should lightly touch the paper.
Lean forward a little but do not lean on the desk
Do not lean sideways or twist the body
The head should not be too near the paper
The feet should be on the floor
The elbows should be near the edge of the desk and the arms should be spread out away from the body
Do not sit stiffly. A comfortable position is necessary so that the hand and arm can move freely