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 Re: Blowing terminology
Author: davetrow 
Date:   2008-09-28 00:13

It seems to me that even though one doesn't have much if any proprioceptive awareness of the diapragm, one can still feel what it's doing, by its effect on other parts of the body which do have sensory nerves, and this is what support is all about.

I can, for instance, take a deep breath, leave my throat open, and tighten my abdominal muscles without then exhaling. What makes that possible? Resistance from the diaphragm (its refusal to relax). True, I can't feel my diaphragm directly; what I feel is the tightness in my abdominal muscles (and my intercostals, too, I think) combined with an awareness of the lack of motion in those muscles and the fascia and skin of my chest and abdomen.

Of course, if I had to think about all that analytically, I'd be like the centipede who forgot how to walk when the frog asked him how he did it. That's why I like Tony's "magic diminuendo" as a description of what's going on.

Dave Trowbridge
Boulder Creek, CA

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