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Paradiddle Accents | Cellular Practice Method


If you missed our introductory post for this practice concept, be sure to read through it here.

Cellular Practice - Paradiddles - Shifting Accents
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If you've spent any significant time practicing your paradiddles, that accent on the first stroke is probably just as ingrained in your muscle memory as the sticking pattern itself. This is the perfect opportunity to switch things up via the SYNKD Cellular Method. Instead of gridding the accent placement in a traditional 4-2-1 approach, we're progressing through our 10-bar sequence with the accent on the beat ("Cell A") and the accent on the second sixteenth note ("Cell B"). This is a fun one to play through at speed once you become comfortable with the overall exercise.

Click the button above via your iOS device to download the SYNKD rhythm chain. If it's your first time downloading and importing files for rhythm chains with SYNKD, follow the instructions from this blog post.

If you experience issues with downloading the .mid file via Google Drive, tap the three dots in the top right corner of the screen, select "Open In" and then "Save to Files" to choose a destination. We recommend creating a folder for SYNKD rhythm chains.

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