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3-4-4-3 Grid Generator

By Brad Halls

This page will create grids of the form 3-4-3-4, 4-3-4-3 (or, "3443" for short). This is an exercise that we developed at the Cavaliers to help strengthen left hands by constantly changing the "lead" hand. Just select a three pattern and a four pattern, then click on "Update Grid".

Three Pattern Four Pattern
Flam Accent
Cheese Accent
Flam Drag
Cheese Five
Flam on one
Cheese on one
Flam Taps
Patti Fla-Flas

Brad Halls performed in the Blue Devils and Phantom Regiment Drum and Bugle Corps and the Michigan State University Marching Band during the late Jurassic period. He was on the percussion staff of the Cavaliers Drum and Bugle Corps from 1988 - 1992 and has instructed many high school bands in the state of Michigan. Mr. Halls lives with his wife and two children in Waterford, Michigan and is a software development manager with Siemens PLM Software in Troy, Michigan.