All Things Vocal Podcast

Professional vocal coach Judy Rodman shares tips and techniques for singing and speaking on stage and in the recording studio. For singers, speakers, vocal coaches and studio producers

Singing Scared - The Ironic Danger of Guarded Voice

July 17th, 2016

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Today's topicis Singing Scared. Listen to this podcastepisode to understand why guarding the voice can actually cause vocal problems to get worse, and what to do instead.

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Subjects covered in this episodeinclude:

  • Diagnosing trigger events for scared singing
  • How hormones activate the vocally counterproductive fight or flight response
  • How this response causes loss of vocal ability
  • The crisis of vocal confidence that follows
  • Two keys for turning vocal fear into fearlessness
  • Case studies
  • Power, Path and Performance vocal training and how it can help

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