Mallet Control For the Xylophone(Marimba, Vibraphone, Vibraharp). Mallet Control has similarities to the Stone classic Stick Control in its attention to control, coordination, & flexibility, & includes work to improve the weaker hand. Exercises include single strokes, single beat rolls, diatonic scale progressions, & chromatic scale progressions. Further pages include exercises for cross mallets, double notes, intervals, & triplets. This book provides a comprehensive group of practice patterns.