Just a curious thing but I hold it on my rt. leg, tap my rt. foot and work the bellows with my lt. hand. I find that my foot follows what I do on the bellows and that messes up the timing and also shakes the bellows sometimes. I'm now working on moving it to my lt. leg and tap my rt. foot. I've seen u-tubes of guys doing it every way possible so I guess it's just up to the individual player.