Munboy wrote:joelamosobadiah wrote:Omaha Red Sox wrote:
This sounds ridiculous to me. Sounds like the teacher may have had some poor judgement in trying to make a point, but the kid most likely told his parents (as he should) and the parents overreacted without talking to the teacher. It's a short article with very little information, like if there were bruises or if the kid even thought it hurt. Or how many times he was asked to plunk himself in the noggin with the mallets.
All in all, poor judgement by the teacher, but quite possibly an overreaction by everyone else.
Exactly. Oh and don't let pictures fool you. Those mallets can be incredibly hard. I have been hit in the head with one before.
That explains a lot....
And as a drummer, I can testify that those mallets look fluffy and soft, but they are NOT.
Well that's how I got hit. I was helping the drummer with something in our band (I was the sound/equipment and graphics man) and the guitarist thought it would be cool to bop me in the head with this nice soft mallet thing and it wasn't.