Standby Position

In this video you’re going to learn about Standby Position. Standby is used for rehearsal etiquette before or after a cymbal player or cymbal line has a rep. This is a position that looks professional compared to just standing there. It’s relaxed, yet engaged and defined at the same time.

Important definitions:

  • Right cymbal over left tucked under your pad
  • Cymbals straight up and down
  • Logos in line
  • Arms rounded
  • Cymbals right below belly button
  • Fingers spread out
  • Perfect posture