The adhesion of fascia on the cricothyroid muscle

It is not easy to find the fascia of the pendant moiety or the oblique part on the cricothyroid muscle.
If you have enough experience to inspect the cricothyroid muscle, you will be able to determine the size and movement of the pendant moiety and the oblique part.
You also can know that everybody has a different cricothyroid muscle. These variances can be small or large,. The most common being having a muscular cricothyroid muscle, different sizes when comparing between the right and left muscles, having problems with moving muscles due to LDP, muscles that are really thin, or although the cricoid cartilage is big the cricothyroid muscle very well may be small.
However, sometimes, I cannot find the boundary between the pendant moiety and the oblique part on the cricothyroid muscle.
In my case, when that happens I try to look for the fascia of the cricothyroid muscle by first moving the sternohyoid muscle.
Then I sometimes find people who have the adhesion of facsia between the pendant moiety and the oblique part on the cricothyroid muscle.
If there is an adhesion of fascia between the pendant moiety and the oblique part, the cricothyroid muscle sometimes has a problem with moving, because the muscle’s movement is being restricted.
The top reasons causing adhesion are (1)External injury (massaging too strong, someone/something hitting your throat, choking your neck.e.g.) (2)Too extreme or hard vocal training (shouting too much, spending an extremely long time vocalizing, vocalizing with excessive tension.e.g.) or (3)Innate/hereditary.
The signs of adhesion are minimal. As a matter of fact many people report that there is no pain and that they can even talk normally, but definitely feel obstructed when letting out a high-pitched voice.
When I treat someone for this issue, I separate the fascia from the muscles. Doing this fixes the movement of the cricothyroid muscle, making it easy to let out a high-pitched voice again.


How to properly hold a microphone when singing

Holding a microphone properly is vital, when singing. Use the following tips to to improve your holding stance and produce the best vocals. If you want to resonate your natural voice, you have to hold the microphone even (upright) with the ground, and get your mouth either close to or far from the microphone. The distance you hold it will correspond to the voice’s volume or pitch.
Be mindful to hold the microphone diagonally when letting out a high-pitched voice or falsetto.
If you hold the microphone horizontally when exhaling a lot of air to produce a high-pitched voice, you won’t be able to let out a good voice easily. This is because the air flow is obstructed by the microphone.
Whether you are showcasing your speaking voice or vocalizing to sing a song, both rely on and are directly associated with the direction the microphone is held as well as the specifications of the microphone. Please try to follow the above mentioned rules of thumb to produce the best voice and get the most out of your microphone.

Note:Always keep in mind where the diaphragm of the microphone is located when holding it. The proper way is to position the diaphragm to be lined up between the center of the mouth’s hard palate and the front edge of the tongue. In doing this, when the mouth is opened for singing, the microphone can pick up the voice to its best ability.

Voice harassment, There is Such a Thing!

I want those of you who are or Music Teachers and Vocal Coaches, or if you employ one to be aware of their techniques and training curriculums, focusing on not supporting methods of teaching students forcefully how to sing a song.

I think that Music Teachers and Vocal Coaches really have to, themselves have vocal talent, a strong physical ability as well a good techniques to train others in ‘how to sing a song.’
However, these techniques do not necessarily fit everyone!
Everybody has different ways of moving their muscles relating to vocalization, which make up the the voice’s tone and pitch.
In the case regarding some genre specific targeting Vocal Coaches, it is almost torture for the student to ignore natural abilities and force a student to sing by only the Coach’s techniques.
Specifically, the student cannot go against their training and the Teacher or Coach’s way.

This is Voice Harassment.

Please watch out for these signs and also be careful if you see a Vocal Coach or Music Teacher tell you the following:
1.Make sure you remember you should only practice singing by my method!
2.Why can’t you sing like I taught you?
3.You shouldn’t take these classes or training sessions if you can’t learn to sing my technique.
4.You squeeze your throat tight when letting out the high register, because you are not brave!
5.(Fire you up when singing!) Cursing, yelling or calling you names.
6.You are incompetent if you can’t sing this song!
It is important to know the difference between strict training techniques and voice harassment.