In the Drum Rudiment System , Lionel Duperron demonstrates drum stick grip. Your drum stick grip is where you hold the stick and how you hold it.
He stresses the importance of finding your hands natural angle. Keep in mind that everyone is different. Next, you must find the balance point on your drum stick. He doesn’t go into much detail about the different drum stick grips. For more information on drum stick grips, I would check out Moeller Method Secrets.
Ultimately, drum stick grip is a musical choice and all drum stick grip rules are made to be broken. In the Intermediate DVD, he goes a little bit deeper into the details of drum stick grip.
In the advanced DVD, he details the different drum stick grips: German Grip, French Grip (limited range of motion), American Swiss Grip (most natural). The traditional grip is demonstrated along with some great finger exercises. Neil Peart…