The Tama Smash Oak Drum Stick is a high-quality drum stick from Tama constructed from Japanese oak for a heavy powerful feel. The Smash is designed for drummers who require additional power and attack which this drum stick delivers and then some. The stick was designed to bring the centre of gravity forward. This is done by having a longer stick a larger heavier tip and a shorter shoulder area. These features combined makes the stick much heaver towards the tip allowing for faster more aggressive strikes with huge power and attack. The over-sized acorn tip also increases the amount of contact the stick makes with the drum head increasing the volume overall.