Hickory is the wood with the highest impact strength and at the same time it has great flexibility. If you are a hard-hitting rim player, hickory drum sticks should be your choice.
Hickory is the overall most popular wood for drumsticks. The King hickory drum sticks from B-stick are all handmade and off great quality. The coating in beeswax gives a good grip as well as a long life for each stick.
The King drumstick series gives you many lengths and thicknesses to chose among, and a lot of different tip sizes. Many drummers use the King 5A or 5B drumsticks. Find your favorite drumstick here.