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Old 04-15-2011, 04:37 PM
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Default Re: When Drumsticks Break

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Originally Posted by joshvibert View Post
IMHO, if you're breaking sticks very often, you have either the wrong stick or the wrong technique.
I disagree. It probably means you're hitting hard, but it doesn't necessarily mean you're hitting too hard, or doing anything wrong. Wood sticks aren't meant to last forever, and different playing styles will get different mileage from sticks. Most professional drummers (at least in the rock genre) break sticks fairly regularly, even players with great technique.
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