This method is different, because it emphasizes the importance of musicianship from day one. The Yamaha Advantage contains exercises specifically designed to teach students how to play with correct note lengths, line direction and proper phrasing using the greatest music ever written.
The Flute Gymnastics Workbooks provide short technical exercises to develop the pupil's control of tone, breathing and fingers. They are meant to supplement the usual simple diet of scales, study and pieces. An approachable way to achieve a broader technique.