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23 • Ludwig Deppe’s secret trill exercise

Sunday, May 8th, 2011

Deppe's secret trill exercise is the training of the Lumbricalis: strengthening the muscle by loud and slow repetition until fatigue. Then decreasing volume and increasing speed, always probing the limits of clarity (evenness) speed, and power (loudness).

Use all 3 phallanges as one, rooted in the palm, with the necessary curvature for a comfortable position, and in a way that no flexors are engaged in the movement. Change height, angle, and even torso direction when exercising.

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