Certain drumming equipment for beginners is essential if you want to learn the drums properly.
For this reason, I’m sharing 13 must-haves a novice drummer needs.
Some of the equipment like a high-quality drum set is obvious, while other utensils might surprise you.
With that said, let’s take a look at essential drumming equipment every beginner should own. Continue reading “Essential Drumming Equipment Every Beginner Needs”
How can you successfully develop your limb independence on the drums?
Literally, there are endless ways to do so.
In this short guide, I’ll show you one of my favorite limb independence exercises.
But be warned:
It might sound easy, but it turns out to be a tough challenge for many drummers. Continue reading “A Super Helpful Drumming Exercise For Developing Your Limb Independence”
You should practice drumming daily.
At least if you want to become a skilled drummer.
I’m sure you’ve heard this advice before.
But is it really true?
Do you need to practice drumming daily?
Let’s find out. Continue reading “Do You Need To Practice Drumming Daily?”
Are drum notes for beginners hard to learn?
How do they look like?
And what else should you know about drums sheet music?
In this guide, you’ll learn how to easily read & understand drum notes.
We’ll have a look at the notation for a standard drum kit, including the
- bass drum or kick,
- snare drum,
as well as the
cymbals. Continue reading “Drum Notes For Beginners: How To Read & Understand Them”
I’ve been playing the drums since I was a teenager.
Being a 30-year-old woman now, I’m still in love with this instrument.
When I was younger, I also dreamt of being a drum teacher.
Helping others create a more joyful life thanks to the power of music:
This is my motivation to this day on.
Drumming is love, so it’s always a good time to share it.
I also feel outstandingly blessed to say:
In 2023, I’ve been teaching drums (and other instruments like the cajon) for 10 years.
Therefore, it might be the right time to share some of my most important learnings with you.
With that said:
I’ve got over 15 years of drumming under my belt.
What did I learn? Continue reading “I’ve Been Playing The Drums For More Than 15 Years: Here’s What I Learned”
What’s the most important exercise for drum beginners?
- learning our 40 rudiments,
- mastering limb independence,
- getting comfortable with a certain technique?
The most important drum exercise is the one most beginner drummers tend to overlook.
Maybe you as well? Continue reading “The Most Important Exercise For Drum Beginners Explained”
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. Continue reading “Bossa Nova Drum Beat: A Step-by-Step Guide”
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: Continue reading “5 Painful Drumming Mistakes & What I’ve Learned From Making Them”
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: Continue reading “6 Fun & Easy Drum Grooves For Beginners + Free PDF Download”
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. Continue reading “How You Can Easily Decide On What To Practice Next”