To practice handwriting Russian is better than using the computer. It's because to practice handwriting Russian is harder than using the computer. And in this case the harder, the better because attention concentrates in this labour, memory is intense and all cerebral activity uses the brain in the direction of correct, right and accurate handwriting Russian words. In this species of labour the visual memory and, the most principal, the muscular memory function. When you use the Russian keyboard the muscular memory don't function! The best is handwrite and say aloud. Then the hearing memory function too. But to use the computer is also useful.