Comfortable in typing

Is it true that touch typing is more comfortable than hunt and peck?

Hi Maxine,

If you have to spend a great deal of time at a computer, you know how tiring it can be. Aside from the strain on your eyes from staring at a screen for hours at a time, typing can be physically demanding on your hands and wrists. A strong touch typist is more likely to maintain good posture and form, which reduces fatigue and chance of injury.

Best Regards,
Aidan Bernales
Community Moderator at Typesy

Hello, @maxinevinson

Yes! Hunt and peck typists usually have their wrists angled too harshly for comfortable long term use. Touch typing is more conducive to better posture and positioning. You should be holding your wrists in a neutral position, with the thumb running parallel to the forearm, the wrist bending only slightly upwards. With touch typing, since you aren’t relying on looking at the keys, your hands are free to hover and cover the keyboard comfortably.

Alex (The Reimagined Classroom Teacher)