Which Vocal Cord Exercises Will Have The Biggest Impact On Your Singing?

Some vocal cord exercises will get you results with your voice in a very short time. Other exercises do nothing but frustrate and form bad technique in your voice.

Read on to discover where you can get exercises that will "imprint" fine singing technique into your voice.

There are two things that are crucial if you want to learn to sing at your best.

If you can do both of these things (and it’s not too difficult) you will experience your best singing voice. You will be able to sing in a large range, with ease, and a rich tone quality.

What are these two things?

The first thing is: the vocal cord exercises that you practice. With the wrong exercises you will not get the results you’re after.

In fact, with bad vocal cord exercises you are likely to develop bad habits that will make singing a painful, miserable experience! Learning to sing well is a process of developing a good technique, and then reaffirming that technique so it gets imprinted into your system.

Female singer practises vocal cord exercises

When you do this you will find singing easy and effortless.

If the vocal exercises don’t encourage this good technique though, you will imprint these bad habits into your neurological system, which will reaffirm these habits and make it a permanent part of your singing.

This is not what you want!

Ok, so the first thing you need to learn how to be a great singer, is exercises that can “imprint” this correct technique into your system. In a moment I’ll show you what exercises can do this for you.

But first, let’s look at the second thing you need to do to perfect your singing.

Once you are practicing good vocal cord exercises, you need to memorize the sensations that you feel when you practice. As I said earlier, a great singer has “good singing technique” imprinted into their neurological system.

This happens because when they practice, they pay attention to the sensations that occur when they sing well. This is how you navigate your voice when you sing.

For example, what if I showed you how to hit an “A above high C”. This is a fairly high note. Many singers would struggle to hit it effortlessly.

But if I showed you the trick to hitting this note, and you practiced it while paying attention to how it felt, do you think you could continue hitting this note whenever you desired?

Of course you could!

So there… the second thing you need to do (once you have the good vocal cord exercises) is pay attention to how it feels to sing with good technique.

When you do this you will become more and more aware of what it feels like to sing perfectly. You will “imprint” this great new technique permanently into your neurological system. And once this has happened, nothing can stop you!

The spoils of singing correctly are massive.

  • A large vocal range that has power and depth
  • Effortless tone production
  • The ability to sing loudly and freely for hours on end
  • Angelic tone quality

The only way to understand the benefit of “imprinting” great vocal technique into your system is to actually experience it for yourself.

The missing link is the exercises that encourage proper vocal technique. Fortunately once you find the right vocal cord exercises, everything falls into place easily.

The unfortunate thing is that there is many ineffective teachers and instruction our there, so be wary! If you can find a teacher that knows what they’re doing, embrace them and your voice will thank you for it.

Another alternative is to practice the vocal cord exercises in this singing program. These exercises will begin imprinting excellent technique into your system as soon as you begin practicing them.

Good luck with your voice, and remember these two important things

  • Practice vocal cord exercises that allow you to develop great vocal technique
  • Pay attention to what it feels like to sing with this good technique

About The Author

Roger Burnley - Vocal CoachRoger Burnley - Vocal Coach

Roger Burnley is a vocal coach located in Hollywood, California. He has been teaching the voice for over 30 years and singing for even longer than that. 

Notable past and present clients include Macy Gray, Brandy, Ray J, The Beastie Boys, James Torme, Taylor Lautner, Nona Gaye, and many more.

His clients have collectively sold more than 30 million albums, with several reaching Platinum and Gold status. 

Roger has been featured on VH1, TV Guide Channel, TV One,
and MTV appearing as a vocal expert.

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