Paradiddle Builder

Contrary to popular belief, the para-diddle is not just a sticking, it’s also an accent pattern! That’s what gives it its flavor and is what we want to dial in via downstrokes and upstrokes. The finger control for the low diddle is also a vital element, we’ll use the “drop-catch” (or low “alley-oop”) technique for this. This is one of the most useful of all rudiments, it’s got built in sticking and musicality options.

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