Jogging To Improve Your Timing On Your Instrument?

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There is an interesting thread over on DrummerWorld that says the following:


“Recently I have gotten an mp3 player and started jogging to music which
I had never done before. Well, learning to keep time by running in time
with music has DRAMATICALLY improved my rhythm and tempo. I read
Keneally’s book and he talked about encoding rhythm into different
parts of your body and I feel like this is encoding rhythm throughout
my whole body. When I play I can just *FEEL* the pulse so much stronger.”

An interesting idea and a great way to kill two birds with one stone. Especially if your bandmates have been complaining about your timing in the past.

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