Russian-American violinist Jascha Heifetz has been considered by some to be the greatest violinist of all time. Fritz Kreisler, another legendary violinist of the time, said about Heifetz, “we might as well take our fiddles and break them across our knees.”

Take a look at this slow-motion video of Heifetz’ hands, and marvel at the clarity and technique! Then try not to smash your own instrument.