Circular Breathing on the Toot

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Lesson overview

In this lesson, Koji will share to us a technique on how to circular breath while tooting.

Lesson goals

  • Be able to circular breathe while playing a toot on a didgeridoo

Training tips

  • The phrase that we are going to practice in this lesson is dong—too–too–too–toot
  • The dong sound is produced by releasing air from your diaphragm
  • Take in air while producing the sound “dong”, then try to circular breathe in between toots
  • Make sure you know first which rhythm do you like, for example in this lesson, Koji makes a fast tooting sound. To make it more comfortable and easier for you, try to add up pressure on your lips while you produce the continuous tooting sound
  • You can also try different variations like a double wobble with a toot
  • Practice doing the circular breathing on the rhythms that your prefer

Give it a try, let us know how you go and if you get stuck, post a question in the comments section below