How To: Properly hold drumsticks

Properly hold drumsticks

Holding your drumsticks correctly will reduce tension and give you greater speed and control in playing while reducing fatigue. In this video tutorial, DRUM! Magazine music editor Wally Schnalle demonstrates how to properly hold drumsticks and provides tips for best performance. Get a handle on drumstick grips with this how-to.

(1) Part 1 of 2 - How to Properly hold drumsticks, (2) Part 2 of 2 - How to Properly hold drumsticks


i love it!! nice tutor... your so kind sir!!

This is a great video. When I started out playing, I was unfortunately taught the wrong drumstick technique as I was urged to grip the sticks tightly. However, over time and with a lot of practice I managed to correct my technique by learning how to hold the sticks properly.

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