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Old 10-24-2013, 07:26 PM
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Default Re: Exercises away from the kit that work for you.

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Originally Posted by eastcoastdrummer View Post
Run a pattern in one set of limbs, then do Stick Control style stuff with the other set. So maybe singles between your feet on the floor, then doing double and paradiddle variations with your hands on a desk, arm rest, your knees, whatever. Then switch it up: how about doubles between your right hand and right foot, and variations between the left-side limbs. Do as much as you can - in my experience, all the mental focus and neural-pathway-encoding transferred over to the kit easily, and it just took a little working up to play the stuff with some feel.
This is a great exercise for independence. Try some inverted doubles with your feet, and then put regular doubles over that with your hands and see if your brain doesn't explode

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