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Learn How to Play Drums Using the Matched Grip for Volume, Speed, and Accuracy

This page describes how to play drums using the matched grip. If you need to review the matched grip, go to the matched grip drumsticks lesson. The previous lesson discussed how to hold a drumstick, and here we’ll be moving into actually hitting a drum. As the title suggests, the purpose of this lesson is […]

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Fast Stick Drumming Techniques

Good drumming techniques will make you a fast and efficient drummer like nothing else. You can practice for days on end with wrong technique and still not be able to do what one hour of practice with proper techniques will let you accomplish in terms of speed and efficiency. (By efficiency I mean using the […]

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A Guide to a More Comfortable Drumstick Grip

Most of your interaction with the drum set is done through your drumstick grip, and therefore feeling comfortable with your grip is very important. The information contained on this page really originates from a quest to make the drumsticks stop flying out of my hands. As I was learning to play drums, at some point […]

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Learn About Drum Sticks Balance

The first thing anyone should learn about playing with drum sticks is stick bounce and balance. This is essentially drum sticks 101, and is the basis of some of the other drum stick technique discussions on this site. Therefore, we must first explore this topic here. Drum playing with sticks makes much use of stick […]

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