The type of wood and wood is the main factor determining the response and durability of the drum stick. More suitable for streaming, JAZZ, FUNK and other styles. Hickory has fiber wood grain, which is harder and denser than maple. Therefore, the sound of the drum stick made by the hickory is more loud, without the softness of the maple, it can withstand the strong tapping, and therefore more durable. Generally metal drummers will have this kind of wood. The shape, the main factor affecting your hand and tone is P>1. The shape of the club head and the shape of the club head have a very large effect on the sound. This is the most sensible thing you can do with RIDE. It can be a decisive factor for the sound of the cymbal.