Some tips from a music teacher with decades of experience. Here they are in no particular order.
There are lots of thoughts out there on this subject. Should I sit high/low, sideways?(just kidding). Should my cymbals be high/low? I won't settle that here, but I invite you to check out https://drummagazine.com/how-to-set-up-your-drum-kit-for-comfort-and-efficiency/
Last night I dreamed I met Billy Cobham on the bus. He was living in Toronto, we struck up a conversation, hit it off right away. Two musicians sharing stories: journeyman/master. He sets up like this: HIgh.
Travis Barker of the rock band Blink -182 sets up like this: Low
So, please have a look at the article through the link above. Today, I will be exploring some alternative set-ups on my kits. myself.
The goal is comfort and and ergonomically healthy set up.
David Story, drummer, pianist, qualified online music teacher