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Lesson 1 - Percussion



Stick Grip

Holding the drumsticks correctly is one of the most important things you can do. 
Watch the video by clicking link below and make sure you are holding your sticks correctly.



Video 1A - Stick Grip
https://youtu.be/13S922JIBWo
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Rebound Stroke

Playing with the correct stick motion or stroke is very important. 
Watch the video below and use the exercise that follows to practice stick grip and rebound strokes.

Video 1B - Rebound Stroke
https://youtu.be/13S922JIBWo
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Practice 1 - 8 on a hand
Practice with a metronome at 90 bpm. 
Focus on holding the sticks with the correct grip and playing with a good rebound stroke

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Links
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/metronome-tempo-lite/id599833596?mt=8
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.frozenape.tempolite&hl=en
https://www.google.com/search?q=metronome