sarraqum wrote: But using the pinky for A seems to be just as bad, is there a certain way or a technique that you guys know about?
use that pinky finger!!! it's a finger too!!
.... though it is shorter then other's
beside if you don't practice with it, it will end up in the wrong place when least needed. or worse, won't do what you ask it.
all kidding aside the pinky is invaluable and should be used even in difficult position's. eventually those position's are not that difficult anymore.