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Phoning It In: Pad Work on the Road

Posted by on Jul 5, 2015 in Phoning It In | 2 comments

You’ve all heard me preach about taking a pad with you when you go out of town. Well, here’s a little window into the kind of stuff I’m doing while I’m out. A little bit of practicing what I’m preaching.

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Phoning It In: Drummer’s Survival Kit!

Posted by on Nov 9, 2013 in Phoning It In | 0 comments

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Phoning It In: Pad Work for Low Stick Height

Posted by on Aug 12, 2013 in Phoning It In | 0 comments

After working with one of our members on the “Low Stick Height – High Velocity” lesson, I decided to follow up on that and talk some about how to practice hearing and feeling the difference between playing with a lower volume, but the same intensity, and just playing softly.

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Pregame Routine

Posted by on Nov 3, 2012 in Performance | 0 comments

How do highly trained athletes perform at a high physical and mental level on a nightly basis? Well, besides their hours of practice over the years, almost all of them have a pregame routine, or pregame ritual. Do you have one?

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Warmup: Running Through the Gears

Posted by on Jul 28, 2012 in Performance | 0 comments

Here is a warmup I use when conditions aren’t optimal – which seems to be most of the time! Try this quick and easy routine that you can do on the kit right before the gig.

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