Training Program 

Week 3

Warm-up Step 1 - “Introduction to Deep Core Breathing”
 

Warm-up Step 2 - “Core Breath & Release”


Warm-up Step 3 - “Core Breath & Exhalation”

Exercise 2 - The “Slow Lift” Exercise

Exercise 5 - The "Stabilizer” Exercise

Exercise 7 - The “Crescendo” Exercise

 

Exercise 8 - The ”Decrescendo” Exercise

 

Exercise 9 - The ”Pulsating” Exercise

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Warm-up Step 1 - “Introduction to Deep Core Breathing”

In this exercise you will be learning how to feel air inhaling to your core.

 

Warm-up Step 2 - “Core Breath & Release”
In this exercise you will work on inhaling to your core and exhaling from your core with the “h” sound, free from tension. This is the method by which you will control your breath support with your instrument.



Warm-up Step 3 - “Core Breath & Exhalation”
In this exercise you will become more in tune with your body, and understand how to inhale to and exhale from your core.


Exercise 2 - The “Slow Lift” Exercise
This exercise promotes and strengthens your ability to begin phrases in your music with controlled and soft entrances, as well as using subtle crescendi. Here, you are training to gain control of the start of breath support.


Exercise 5 - The “Stabilizer” Exercise

This exercise challenges you to improve by working on more advanced levels of breath support and breath control.



Exercise 7 - The “Crescendo” Exercise

This exercise will train you to be able to control your breath support in order to make gradual crescendi, allowing you to bring out the sense of anticipation and intensity that is asked for within your musical lines and phrases.  

 


Exercise 8 - The “Decrescendo” Exercise

This exercise will train you to be able to control your breath support in order to confidently make gradual decrescendi, at any pace.

 

 

Exercise 9 - The "Pulsating” Exercise

In this exercise, you are training to gain even greater control of your breath support in a manner that can be applied to accenting in music and shaping important moments in your musical lines.

 

 

 

 

 

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