Originally Posted by Dre25
With regular boards your foot rests closer to the hinge where there's more leverage.
Not true. It is easier to push the pedal down towards the top than it is at the hinge. It is a fulcrum, that is how they work. If you don't believe me, try it with 1 finger. You will have an easier time getting the beater to contact the head from the top of the pedal than you will at the hinge.