Touch typing is a very important skill nowadays. Practically all of desk jobs involve using a computer. If you use a laptop or a desktop at work, you use a keyboard to enter text. Although voice typing is became so sophisticated and it is working like a charm, using a keyboard is still the most accurate way to enter text. Touch typing is a bit forgotten skill, although it seems it should blossom as so many jobs depend on computers and keyboards have not gone away.
Although so many people use computers at work, for studying, at school, touch typing is still not very popular. What is touch typing? Where does it originate from?
Why should I learn touch typing? It takes effort, but there are many benefits that it brings to type without looking at the keyboard. We explain why it is profitable to learn how to touch type.
It is almost impossible to type fast without correctly placing your fingers. Finger placement in touch typing is not so obvious. There are 2 different ways of placing your fingers and one of them, although less natural is more popular.
What do have muscles to do with touch typing? Everything! Without your muscle memory, you wouldn't be able to type without looking at your keyboard.
Can martial arts have anything to do with fast typing? Can you learn to type quickly in a few days, or maybe in half an hour? It turns out that by analogy to karate you can say a lot about the skill of touch typing.