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The Power Of The Weak Hand

Jared Falk  /  UPDATED Jul 12, 2023

Many drummers often underestimate how much musical value their weak hand can add to their playing. Most of us have our weak hand mainly on the snare drum, so in this video I’m going to play along to some music and only change what my weak hand is doing while keeping my kick drum and hi-hat pattern the same.

I run through six ghost note patterns:

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De-Stupify Your Weak Hand

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