"With drumming, you want to ALLOW things to happen rather than trying to MAKE them happen.
"Too often we try to force everything... every motion, every stroke. Instead you should relax and let things happen naturally.
"This is a difficult state of mind to achieve. It is counterintuitive to what we think drumming should be and what it looks like when we see drummers play. But it is the key to a deeper pocket and a more relaxed groove."