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. 🙂

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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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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1st Blues Shuffle Drum Beat

Blues drumming shuffle beat for beginners

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

Yeah, awesome! 🙂

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? 🙂

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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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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 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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Drumming For Beginners: 13 Lucky Tips You Wish Somebody Shared With You Earlier

Tips drumming beginners

Drumming for beginners can be hard.

I mean, like really hard.

There’s just so much going on.

A lot to learn.

And a lot to suck at.

No wonder, why drumming for beginners – and not only them, trust me! – seems so hard.

Is there anything you can do to make learning to play the drums easier?

Glad you ask. 🙂

I’m sharing 13 lucky drumming tips with you.

Why are they lucky, you ask?

As they were a game changer for me, they certainly can do the trick for you as well.

To make it short:

My 13 tips will help you to get into drumming not only way easier, but also with more fun.

Also, the drumming tips for beginners are not in a special order or something.

Each of them can be a huge benefit for you.

Plus:

The tips I’m sharing in this article are based on my own drumming experience.

I’ve been making music for over 15 year, including teaching the drums and cajon since Friday the 13th September 2013.

See a pattern? 😉

So I know they work.

Not for somebody.

But for you.

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6 Punk Drum Beats Of Famous Songs Worth Your Practice Time

Free drum notes punk beats

Punk drum beats? Big love.

Despite my classical training, that’s where I come from in terms of music.

Finally, I kind of started my musical journey playing melodic punk rock in an all-girl band.

So in this article, you’ll find a bunch of really cool punk drum beats from famous songs in a free drum notes PDF.

The beats are

  • fun,
  • full of energy
  • and sound awesome.

Or, let’s say it in five words: definitley worth your practice time.

And yes, most of them are quite fast if you want to play them to the original songs.

So they can give you a challenge behind the kit.

That’s part of the fun. 🙂

Yeah!

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