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Offline drummer_boi23

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rudiment
« on: July 03, 2006, 06:18:29 PM »
yall  when u work on your rudiments the hol point is to work on speed and technique and making it clean rite so drum pros and teachers say the strength that give u speed comes from your forearms. so if u workout on you fore arms will it help your speed?? just wondering
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Re: rudiment
« Reply #1 on: July 03, 2006, 07:52:22 PM »
Are you speaking of a singular rudiment in your topic header, or are you referring to rudiments (which would denote more than one).  *grammar, tsk, tsk...*

Anyway, I am not sure who told you that tidbit of information, but I can tell you that it's a combination of three things - forearm, wrist and fingers.  ALL three are integral to the success of control (which is the most important thing - check the signature) and speed (which again, is the byproduct of control). 

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Re: rudiment
« Reply #2 on: July 03, 2006, 08:02:19 PM »
The point of rudiments is never speed. Always control. Strong Fundamentals equal expanded vocabulary. Music and drumming is about communication... without a vocabulary you have nothing to say.

As J_Kay says it's wrist fingers and foreams together. Different strokes call on different aspects.

You need to study Mark Wessels rudimental page as I have posted oh so many times! Questions like this are answered in proper study. http://www.vicfirth.com/education/technique/wessels.html

Go back through my old posts.... Find you a knowledgable and qualified instructor. As you acheive new levels there may come a point that you need to change instructors. If you are week in rudiments get with a rudimetal/drum corp instructor, if you are week in jazz get a jazz instructor, latin get a Latin/Afro-Cuban and or Brazilian instructor - Certain thisngs you almost have to get from the cultural source.
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