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The Dribbling Game

Posted by on Nov 28, 2017 in Technique | 4 comments

Finger control is one of the hardest things to develop. It’s the final frontier of hand technique. But before worrying about working through pages and pages of 16th note exercises, try approaching it like you probably approached your favorite sport as a kid.

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Phoning It In: Traditional Grip Angle Fix

Posted by on Jun 16, 2015 in Phoning It In | 2 comments

One of the most common issues I address in my lesson studio is an inefficient traditional grip.  Of the 2-3 common misunderstandings of the grip, this one is the easiest to fix/adjust/monitor.  The issue is likely not your “dumb” left hand (I hear that a lot from right-handed people), but likely starts with your elbow.

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Advanced Brush Techniques, Part 2: Controlling the Sweep and the Flutter

Posted by on Feb 2, 2013 in Technique | 8 comments

Part 2 of my series on Advanced Brush techniques. This one involves gaining control over that left hand sweep. It can do a lot of cool things if you are comfortable with it.

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Traditional Grip Fix

Posted by on Jul 25, 2012 in Technique | 0 comments

If your traditional grip is weak, or it lacks the control that you possess in your matched grip, it’s most likely in need of this ONE SIMPLE FIX.

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