Category Archives: Voice and vocal strain


Singing, speaking and performing better

It is not the lung capacity, the force and the volume of air that is important in speech and singing. Rather it is the control of the air. It is air passing over the vocal cords on the out-breath that more »

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Is faulty breathing behind your voice strain?

Over-breathing and inefficient breathing are common, even in highly trained speakers, singers, actors and journalists. Here are some give away signs that a faulty breathing pattern underlies vocal strain: Quick upper- chest breaths taken during speech, generally at the beginning more »

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Vocal strain an issue?

Do you need to drink a lot when you talk a lot? Are you bothered by the need to clear your throat repeatedly throughout a meeting, presentation or performance? Are you and your voice tired after a presentation? Talking can more »

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