Why Drumming Is So Much Fun, You Ask?

Reasons why drumming is fun

Why drumming is so much fun?

There are various great reasons for learning to play the drums.

Which ones, you ask?

I’m going to share some personal thoughts on this topic.

Maybe you want to do so as well?

Feel free to comment why drumming is so much fun for you. πŸ™‚

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The Most Important Exercise For Drum Beginners Explained

Drum exercise for beginners tips

What’s the most important exercise for drum beginners?

Is it

  • learning our 40 rudiments,
  • mastering limb independence,
  • getting comfortable with a certain technique?

Well …

No.

The most important drum exercise is the one most beginner drummers tend to overlook.

Maybe you as well?

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5 Practical Time-Savers For Stressed Drummers

Time-savers for drummers tips

The best time-savers for stressed drummers?

Share.

This.

Information!

Sure, I will. πŸ™‚

Each tip in this drumming guide is tried and tested.

Feel free to give your top picks a try as well.

Oh, and before I forget:

I’m talking about the negative version of stress in this drumming guide.

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Bossa Nova Drum Beat: A Step-by-Step Guide

How To Play Bossa Nova Drum Beat

The bossa nova drum beat definitely is a musical gem you will love:

This Brazilian groove not only is fun to play, but also really smooth sounding as well.

In addition, it can be a motivating challenge for drum beginners.

That’s why in today’s step-by-step guide, I’m sharing a favorite bossa nova drum beat.

We’re starting with the bass drum pattern in eighth notes as it is the fundation of our groove.

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5 Painful Drumming Mistakes & What I’ve Learned From Making Them

Drumming mistakes tips for beginners

Learning the drums? Get ready to face some drumming mistakes!

Hey, I’m just being honest.

And after all, we all know them, right?

The mistakes we ALL make as a drummer.

Everybody struggles when starting-out to play the drums.

Still, I struggle after being a drummer half of my life.

No big deal, that’s normal.

You might struggle as well, and get over your drumming mistakes.

Maybe you made some bigger ones like me.

And hey … that’s perfectly fine!

Just remember:

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6 Fun & Easy Drum Grooves For Beginners + Free PDF Download

Easy drum grooves for beginners

Looking for fun & easy drum grooves for beginners?

Glad you’re here.

In this blog post, I’m sharing 6 drum grooves perfectly suited for starters.

Here’s what they look like:

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How You Can Easily Decide On What To Practice Next

What to practice drums ideas

Ok, and now? What to practice next?

I bet you’ve asked yourself this question before.

As a drummer, you can learn a LOT.

That’s awesome, but the amount of potential exercises might give you a hard time setting your next goal.

To help you out, I’m sharing a bunch of simple ways to find out what you can practice next on the drums.

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How Long Does It Take To Learn Drums: According To Drum Teacher

How much time does it take to learn the drums

How long does it take to learn drums?

As a drum teacher, I’ve heard this question a lot.

Are you wondering as well?

Then it’s time to find your answer:

How long will it take you to learn drums?

Spoiler alert:

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1st Blues Shuffle Drum Beat

Blues drumming shuffle beat for beginners

Are you ready for your 1st blues shuffle drum beat?

Yeah, awesome! πŸ™‚

My free drum notes will help you master this awesome groove.

Feel free to download the PDF and start learning your first shuffle on the drums.

It’s a versatile groove I’m sure you will love to play.

Speaking of:

To help you get the feeling for the blues on drums, I will also link a video with a great tune in this blog post.

It’s a drumless track in 6/8, but you can also use it for practicing our blues shuffle.

And now, let’s take a look at the bluesy beat, shall we? πŸ™‚

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Play The Drums Barefoot? Here’s Why I Prefer Shoes

Play the drums barefoot

Some play the drums barefoot.

Other drummers wear socks.

Or shoes.

What about you?

How do you drum?

I used to go for socks when I started out as a female drummer.

However, I changed to drumming with shoes some time ago.

But what is actually better?

Play the drums barefoot, with shoes or maybe socks?

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