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knackerred thumb.

Discussion in 'Technique [BG]' started by dirtgroove, Dec 11, 2003.


  1. dirtgroove

    dirtgroove

    Jan 10, 2003
    Taipei, Taiwan
    .What part of the thumb do you use to slap with? Until recently I was using pretty much the bone between the tip of my thumb and the rest of it- as it gave me a good solid tone. After a slightly session a few weeks ago it has occurred to me that this might not be the way forward-up to a couple of days ago I was even wondering i'd caused permanent damage to the join.
    So I was wondering if I was doing something totally wrong- and if so what part of the thumb it is other people use?

    cheers,
    Tom.
     
  2. ole Jason

    ole Jason Supporting Member

    Apr 3, 2003
    Louisville, KY
    I use the bone at the joint too. Slapping shouldn't involve very much force at all so it won't cause damage.