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    Maricris
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    Anyone who knows why i get mark on my neck when i do play the violin? It hurts. How should i avoid it?

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    HDuaneaz
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    Maybe put a soft cloth over the tail of the violin. That happened with me once.

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    j12mejor
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    Maybe is because you’re gripping the violin too hard with your neck, because it shouldn’t hurt

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    Chantelle
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    Violin hickey’s are common, some players treat it like a badge of honor that they practice enough to get them. But truly you don’t have to put your body through pain to be good. A cloth should do the trick. If not maybe you need to experiment with different chin rests. I used to get an allergic reaction from the metal clip of my chin rest before I switched to the Wittner brand.

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