For Best Progress: How Long & How Often Practice Drums As A Beginner?

How long and often practice drums beginners

How long should you practice the drums as a beginner?

And should you practice every day for best progress?

These are two frequently asked questions by drum beginners.

In this article, I’m going to answer both for you.

Let’s start off with this one:

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How To Count 8th Notes As A Drummer

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How do you count 8th notes as a drummer?

Great – and important – question!

In this article, I’m going to share my way of counting the common note value.

You’ll also learn how to count eighth rests.

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How Often You Should Practice Drums As A Beginner

How often practice drums as a beginner

Uhm … How often should I practice drums as a beginner?

That’s a question I get asked a lot.

So to help you out, I’ll answer it in this article.

Also, you’ll find some helpful tips to get the most out of your practice time.

Even if you’re a quite busy person:

You can still rock the drum set.

Yeah! 🙂

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Can Drums Be Tuned & If So, How?

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Really? Drums can be tuned?

Yes!

You can tune your drums. 🙂

Actually, a lot of people ask me this question.

A student of mine as well.

His problem was:

Due to a bad sounding drum kit at home, he didn’t feel like practicing.

So, we had to fix this issue.

And we did.

Yay!

In today’s article, you’ll learn how.

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Why You Need To Practice Drumming Smart & How To Do So

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Wait … Practice drumming smart? Isn’t hard the way to go?

Well. Yes. And no.

After all, you will have some other tasks to do besides of practicing the drum kit. So it’s necessary to spend your available time wisely.

For this reason, practicing hard might not be the best decision for you. It’s the smart way

  • saving you time while
  • helping you achieve your drumming goals

right as you go.

So, how do you practice drumming smart? Let’s look into it.

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Why Great Drumming Doesn’t Need To Be Complex After All

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Oh, she’s such an awesome female drummer! Her stuff is so complex … Wow, I bet she must have the best drumming technique on earth.

Said no one ever.

Ok, some actually do.

And hey, I don’t blame them. But does great drumming equal complex beats, fills and time signatures?

For me? Nope. Not at all.

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What’s The Most Reasonable Drum Set Price For Beginners?

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What?! Is this really a drum set price? That’s like buying a freaking car!

Said a lot of people seeing the prices of high-end kits for the first time.

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Try These 8 Smart Hacks For Learning To Drum Faster

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I am sad. And frustrated. When I sit down to play the drum kit, I’m so slow. Everything’s so slow. Do I play any good? Argh, this sucks. I do … 🙁

Sounds familiar?

A lot of drummers would agree. Especially beginners, but we all do now and then. So it’s the question of how you can drum faster that sometimes seems to be on our mind 24/7.

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