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Old 06-04-2007, 04:24 PM
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Originally Posted by Tutin View Post
Derek, here's a question I've always wondered. See I can reach speeds like 200bpm pretty easily, but obviously that wasn't always the case. I was just wondering what speeds do you get to before you really start to struggle? And do you find it hard to play your stuff now or has it become easy over the years, or are you trying hard?

Probably a silly question, but thanks anyway.

Well, right now...I top out somewhere around 230-240. I use to be able to hit 250-255 regularly but, I don't play Death Metal 260 days a year anymore. That type of physical effort requires maintenance. Pushing yourself will always make you struggle...it's to what extent are you struggling that's important.
It definately has gotten easier for me over the years.
Cheers.
D.
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