DRUMS

Paradiddles

The links below will take you to some paradiddle exercises which will help you get accustomed to using paradiddles around the drum kit. These exercises can also be used as drum fills (breaks).

There are many more possibilities, but you can find them on your own.

  1. RIGHT hand rotating CLOCKWISE (Left hand STAYING on one drum).
  2. RIGHT hand rotating COUNTERCLOCKWISE (Left hand STAYING on one drum).
  3. RIGHT hand rotating CLOCKWISE (A) (Left hand MOVING between two drums).
  4. RIGHT hand rotating CLOCKWISE (B) (Left hand MOVING between two drums).
  5. RIGHT hand rotating COUNTERCLOCKWISE (A) (Left hand MOVING between
    two drums).
  6. RIGHT hand rotating COUNTERCLOCKWISE (B) (Left hand MOVING between
    two drums).
  7. LEFT hand rotating CLOCKWISE (Right hand STAYING on one drum).
  8. LEFT hand rotating COUNTERCLOCKWISE (Right hand STAYING on one drum).
  9. LEFT hand rotating CLOCKWISE (A) (Right hand MOVING between two drums).
  10. LEFT hand rotating CLOCKWISE (B) (Right hand MOVING between two drums).
  11. LEFT hand rotating COUNTERCLOCKWISE (A) (Right hand MOVING between
    two drums).
  12. LEFT hand rotating COUNTERCLOCKWISE (B) (Right hand MOVING between
    two drums).




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submitted by Gail H Runge
Last updated June 8 / 1998