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Im coming out of freshman year. This season i want to take it to the next level and go Varsity basically the whole time and try to qual for nat. The fastest ive hit is about 220 im going to need to spread in order to even surivie at these kinds of tourneys. So are there any exercises or drills you recomend i have a couple affs and a K master file i can read if that helps.

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drills

first go straight through for about 2-3 min

then "a" drill (say "a" after each word) for same amount of time

then backwards drill for same

then pen drill for same

then go back to straight through for about 4-5 min


If you still want to do more, instead of going from straight to "a" drill, do all the drills at once (backwards, saying "a" after each word, with a pen in your mouth). then subtract one of the drills each time (I prefer to keep doing the pen drill, so it would be all 3, then just backwards pen, then just pen).

Do every day for at least 30 minutes. 

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drills

 

first go straight through for about 2-3 min

 

then "a" drill (say "a" after each word) for same amount of time

 

then backwards drill for same

 

then pen drill for same

 

then go back to straight through for about 4-5 min

 

 

If you still want to do more, instead of going from straight to "a" drill, do all the drills at once (backwards, saying "a" after each word, with a pen in your mouth). then subtract one of the drills each time (I prefer to keep doing the pen drill, so it would be all 3, then just backwards pen, then just pen).

 

Do every day for at least 30 minutes. 

I was told pen drills mess up your mouth? 

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I was told pen drills mess up your mouth? 

It helps you articulate more that way you sound a lot clearer. You must focus on that while you're doing the drill instead of just mumbling through it.

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I usually do something like this:

 

Straight through - 3 min

Pick a vowel - 2 min

Backwards - 3 min

Straight through - 5 min

Pick a one syllabal "dog" for instance - 2 min

Pen in mouth - 3 min

Pick a two syllabal word "chicken" for instance - 2 min

Backwards - 3 min

Straight through (pick a block for this one) - 8 min

 

Part of speed drills is also building up endurance; remember that.

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If this was posted anywhere else, it would seem so silly...

 

Not hating on speed, just sayin. 

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If this was posted anywhere else, it would seem so silly...

 

Not hating on speed, just sayin. 

What do you mean by anywhere else?

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Woodward AH has some drills that they do with large objects like eggplants in their mouths. It looks really weird, but it really helps. I wouldn't try to go too fast though, you wouldn't want to strain your voice, Its happened to the best of us. Also watch out for dislocating you jaw with the eggplant, you might want to cut it down if its too large. Hope this helped. Have a good year, and maybe just maybe you can qual.

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It helps you articulate more that way you sound a lot clearer. You must focus on that while you're doing the drill instead of just mumbling through it.

While at camp I was told that it is useless. We do articulation drills, but without a pen in the mouth.

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Woodward AH has some drills that they do with large objects like eggplants in their mouths. It looks really weird, but it really helps. I wouldn't try to go too fast though, you wouldn't want to strain your voice, Its happened to the best of us. Also watch out for dislocating you jaw with the eggplant, you might want to cut it down if its too large. Hope this helped. Have a good year, and maybe just maybe you can qual.

 

Why is this post down-voted twice....

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Why is this post down-voted twice....

Cause they're a troll.

 

Edit: Grammar

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Harrison hall eats monkey balls to help him spread. Raam tambe gets jerry wang to choke him during practice. Kinky ;). Hope this helped. 

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Harrison hall eats monkey balls to help him spread. Raam tambe gets jerry wang to choke him during practice. Kinky ;). Hope this helped. 

word on the street is Raam and Jerry sleep in the same bed 

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