Why are Chopsticks so Hard to Use?

Why are chopsticks hard to use?

Have you ever wondered why some of us find using chopsticks difficult? Unlike western tableware, chopsticks require the use of 80-odd joints and more than 50 muscles in the shoulder, arm, hand and fingers. Chopsticks also require the use of lots of cranial nerves and builds excellent eye-hand coordination. So don't be too hard on yourself. Unless you grew up using chopsticks, learning to use chopsticks will take a little practice!

At EverythingChopsticks.com we carry several learning chopsticks and training chopsticks to assist in building chopsticks dexterity.

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