Finding the Fulcrum

When it comes to grip, most beginning percussionists have difficulty developing their fulcrum. The fulcrum is the sweet spot that allows the stick or mallet to pivot freely in the hand. Here are some slow motion videos to assist in teaching your students what a correct fulcrum will look like.

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o6n2W2_nwuk] [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xY78rT7NyPw]

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