Placing the tounge

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Placing the tounge

Post by norway » Tue Mar 24, 2015 8:36 am

What is the correct place for the tounge when playing. I tend to press it against my upperteeth. Is that wrong?

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Re: Placing the tounge

Post by pied_piper » Tue Mar 24, 2015 7:26 pm

Generally, the tongue should touch just slightly higher about where the gum line ends and the teeth emerge. So, yes it touches the upper teeth but also the gum area.
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