Practice Pad

Vic Firth Drum Practice Pad

Practice Pad
It's finally here! Ok, I actually got it a few weeks back, but was busy playing with it instead of updating DrummingBasics.com Vic Firth Drum Practice Pad - 6 inches, Single side The estimated shipping time from Amazon (to Singapore) was quite long as I had chosen with the cheaper shipping option. Hence, I decided to purchase the Vic Firth Drum Practice Pad from a local store instead. Unfortunately, I could only find a 6 inch, single-sided drum pad, instead of the intended double-sided drum practice pad. So here's my review of the Vic Firth 6 inch Drum Practice Pad instead. At 6 inches, this drum pad is easy to carry around. It weighs about 500g (or 1.1 pounds) and feels sturdy. If you are restricted to a small space to practice, this size is perfect. Otherwise, it is g

Alternatives to a Drum Practice Pad 

Drum Accessories, Practice Pad
In the previous article, we were introduced to the Drum Practice Pad - an item that most drummers swear is important to the growth and development of a drummer. After a quick research about the surfaces, sound levels and feel of the various practice pads in the market at the point of writing, I went ahead and purchased the: Vic Firth 6" Double Sided Practice Pad. So....now I'm waiting for it to arrive. What's a new drummer gonna do to start drumming while waiting?!?! *bangs head in boredom* Alternatives to a Drum Practice Pad To kill boredom and to start some form of practice and drum training, I found some alternatives to a drum practice pad while I wait! If you are in the same, painful state as I am, here are some alternatives you can consider!! Thick Books / A Stack of Magaz
Drum Practice Pad – Introduction

Drum Practice Pad – Introduction

Drum Accessories, Practice Pad
What is a drum practice pad? A drum practice pad features a surface that emulates the feel and bounce of the drums. It allows drummers to practice (and warm up) on it. Drum pads are relatively cheaper and quieter compared to the actual drum kit. Hence, they are commonly used to practice drum rudiments, train stick control, arm strength and coordination. Ideally, drummers should use drum practice pads to build up their foundations - even the pros continue use drum practice pad to improve or to practice their rudiments! Most drum practice pads have a single surface for users to play on. Depending on the material of the practice pad, it can provide different feels and bounce to emulate different types of drum surfaces. These pads may be mounted on a stand or placed over a snare d