Either you are a beginner of a vocal student or an experienced professional singer, with these 10 top pre-singing tips it may help you how to sing properly and applies to everybody. Whether you wanted to be a singer or just only a thinker to be singer these tips will assist you to be a successful in your goal. Then, if want to consider as winning in your part as a singer with other take this guidelines by heart and you will realise it is easy to reach your dream as an excellent singer. Here are some guidelines.
1.Drink eight glasses of water.
During singing your throat will become dry because you exerted a lot of energy in your vocal chords there is tendency the moisture of your mouth will become dry which is not good in your part. So, it is important to drink a glass of water before and after singing. This will prevent your mouth from drying. It will lubricate and moisten your mouth as well as your vocal chords and it can avoid damage. A person need to drink 8 glasses of water in a day because this will help your body to function as well as in all internal organs. Our body is 2/3 of our body weight is water. Water is necessary for the very survival of human beings, as it ensures the smooth functioning of body systems. It is advisable to have a glass of water in handy every time you are practicing or performing in singing.
2.Get an enough and plenty of rest in your body.
In singing you exerted more energy. Your body tend to get tired as well as your throat. The body will be stress and it will not be a good benefit in your body. It is important to get enough rest or relaxation after a long range of exerting energy. This will help the body to retain its function and it lessens the tension in your body. Therefore, maintain a good rest after singing to avoid stress.
3.You must wear comfortable clothing in singing.
In practicing singing, breathing is important. Good breathing exercise or diaphragmatic breathing is needed in improving your singing. This will enable the air to enter in the lungs and it will expand the stomach (abdomen) rather than the chest when breathing. It is generally considered a healthier and fuller way to ingest oxygen. To do this comfortably, it is often best to loosen tight-fitting pants/belts/skirts as these can interfere with the body's ability to intake air. While at first one may not feel comfortable expanding the stomach during breathing, diaphragmatic breathing actually fills up the majority of the lungs with oxygen, much more than chest-breathing or shallow breathing. Since, in singing more than half of your performance is all about breathing.
4.Wearing good and comfortable shoes is also must be consider.
A good feet placement is also necessary in maintaining posture during singing. It is not suitable to wear high heels during singing because this will tend to change your position and it will contribute a poor body posture as well. It will make you uncomfortable to sing. There is possibility that may affect your performance.
5.Maintain a good standing.
Posture is the position in which you hold your body while standing, sitting and even in lying down. It keeps your bones and joints aligned so that your muscles are being used properly and efficiently. Maintain a good posture result a better benefits in your singing because your spine is straight, in which enhances your breathing. A slumped back compresses your chest, resulting in shallow, instead of deep, breathing. Healthy breathing not only provides ample oxygen to your lungs for long-term health, but also nourishes, in the form of internal vital energy, different parts of your body for maximum growth and restoration. Furthermore, a good posture can also affect your emotional well-being by boosting your confidence and self-esteem.
6.Shoulders should be down and your chest should be raised.
To do this, visualize that there is a long cord hanging from the ceiling that is connected to your upper chest area. This may be uncomfortable at first but with this position it will help you in a correct body posture. Also, you can look in the mirror while standing. Your ears, shoulders, hips, knees and ankles should make one straight line this will help you in maintaining your good posture.
7.Position your feet under your shoulders.
The feet should be foot apart and with this position it will gives you in control over your body. This will allow you to express yourself with slight body movements while singing because it gives well confident to sing.
8.One foot should be 6 to 8 inches in front of the other.
This position will allow you a greater control of your body. There is no particular which part of your feet will be first. It could be either right or left. But the most important to remember that if you are right handed your right foot will move first in front as well as the other left foot or in other way.
9.Slightly bend your knees.
When doing this position it is should not be obvious while performing. This position will help to prevent locking your knees while you are singing. Locking your knees will put your weight in the back of your foot and can cause straining to your part. Instead put your weight in your body with slightly emphasis in the feet.
10.Do not put anything in the mouth when singing.
In singing don't put any in your mouth like food or a simple gum. This can cause difficulty in singing and may falling in your mouth. The mouth must be clear. Before you will start singing avoid putting gum in your mouth and do away with out of it.
In every vocal professional they give and advice you with the same guidelines in learning singing. With this top 10 tips or guidelines will be follow and do it by heart you can go far in your singing career. Always to remember that singing is a physical activity and mental preparation must be needed to begin any voice lesson and certainly every vocal performance. You must always be ready in preparing your goal to be as aspirant singer.