By Dom Famularo and Stéphane Chamberland Drumset Book Item: unequal abilities between a drummer’s dominant and weaker muscle sets in. [FONT=”Lucida Sans Unicode”]Roland td w/exp – pd 10/12/12 – cy-5/8/8 – vh- 11 – kd-8 – tascam 8 track digital recorder – peavey 6r mixer. The Weaker Side. This book addresses the common problem of proportionally unequal abilities between a drummer’s dominant and weaker muscle sets in.

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The third point will be to start playing more open-handed style on the drum set. Login or Sign Up.

That means, not crossing your arms to play your hi-hat, use your weaker hand and play open. We both find your book easy to understand and follow. It affects the way you play, the way you sound and also the way you set up your drums.

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While playing the exercises, keep in mind to always watch your technique in the mirror, use a metronome, a clock and keep track of your progress and your improvement. I spent today just doing the free hand stroke with my famulado hand for about 40 minutes doing 8th notes from 60bpmbpm and when I went to “free time” I was already getting a better feel on my rolls around the kit.

Work on these ideas and follow the book as planned…it is a one year exercise! He has been working with it about three hours a day for three weeks and can feel the difference.

You can’t be a Marco Minnemman in 1 month!


My husband thanks you for your book and I thank you for the happiness you have given him, and the fun of sharing an interest fmularo him. Performing music creates new challenges. Help Contact Us Go to top. Please read our VDrum. If you have any other issues, dkm cannot sign in, please visit our Forum Talk Section for common remedies.

Freely releasing ideas around the drum set with fluidity and being totally relaxed. Search in titles only Search in Technique only Search. But we will keep at it, if for no other reason than to have the energy to practice longer! Alan website youtube facebook group newsletter twitter message The emphasis on freedom is important to both of us wexker.

If I find some great tips I will be glad to share them. The primary goal is to work on technique, but you could also use many to develop other skills as well.

If you cannot post, please visit this topic for your solution. It is important to incorporate these exercises into daily practice.

The Weaker Side

Your emphasis on both personal creativity and the mainstay sticking moves has set him free and he is finally enjoying his hobby. I’d be keen to hear your thoughts on the book. The ultimate objective is to be able to perform any idea you hear in your head. A challenge we see with our students is that one hand or one foot is weaker than the wdaker. For where this book focuses, there are far too many rom instructional materials available out there with regards to independence strengthening.

It has to come from the feelings and passion of the artist, and that is what you emphasize. The concept of the book is simple. Imagine how you would play if both your hands were equal to your stronger hand! With the book The Weaker Side, the drummer will focus on the ultimate goal of being able to play everything with both hands and feet equally.


As you are playing this month by month, feel how you get around the kit.

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In our global travels, we have met thousands of drummers. Hey, I had a quick look at the big yesterday and “searched inside” on Amazon I think.

The most common challenge they have all asked about is developing equal balance between thf their hands and equal balance between feet. The harder you work…the more results you feel.

Dom Famularo (Author of The Weaker Side)

Technique is a tool that will help you express what you feel, and good technique sjde prevent from pain and damaging your muscles. Or both your feet were equal also!! Where do you feel you need work? Having said all that stuff though, I do look forward to hearing your review of the book.

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