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06-28-2013, 04:04 PM
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Originally Posted by McDugan View Post
Two points, one serious, one semi-serious.

1. The degree to which you drop your jaw shouldn't have much effect if any on your ability to take in maximum air. You can open your airway completely on the inside without having you jaw open very far. If it's really a concern, a voice instructor could help you figure out the proprioception in one or two lessons.

2. Your shift should only be as long as the time you are useful.
#1 is exactly what I was going to say... how far do you have to open your mouth for christ's sake? lol I've been wearing a cage forever and I've never had trouble breathing.

The visual aspect really only comes to play once you switch from one to the other, but it goes away after like one skate, really.

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