Re: Hi-Hat Stepping (Lift & Close on every beat)
I'm not sure I understand your last post, but perhaps you are overthinking it?
Since you're still just developing the coordination and technique, just focus on the 'tap tap tap tap...' of your foot, or 'down down down down ...'. Don't worry about the up motion. This is why I suggested playing in synchronicity with your right-hand, to get used to the coordination.