Re: Getting rid of that reflex...
Some very good advice here. Having just started I find I can do a lot with my arms and I've been surprised at how fast and mixed I can vary the beats without losing track of the main beat.
But the feet are another story. As soon as I do an 8th or 16th (or faster) bass beat or some foot work on the hi-hat hat my hands want to do exactly the same thing. If I go slow I have no problem, it's when I speed up the warts start coming out.