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HERE YOU CAN FIND FULL COURSES SORTED BY TOPIC. EACH COURSE WILL HAVE A SERIES OF STEP BY STEP EXPLANATORY VIDEOS. CLICK ON EACH LESSONS TO WATCH A SHORT PREVIEW

COURSE LIBRARY

13 lessons

CONCEPTS
By 'Concepts' we mean all those elements that we often hear drummers talking about but that no-one really explains how exactly work. In this course we will analize and work on different topics like the Rebound, the pedal Spring, the Synchronization with external forces, what is Speed and many others...

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8 lessons

COORDINATION
Let's develop a better groove, better control, quality of the sound and playing. In this course we will apply on the drums the techniques that we studied before coordinating our body paying attention to all the details like the spaces between the notes, dynamics, the sound of what we play and many more...

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6 lessons

FEET TECHNIQUE
Let's break down all the motions that our legs and ankles do when we play drums and go in-depth in each technique that we use making it perfect. In this course we will work on learning feet techniques as any other drumming method has ever done working on our brain, muscles memories, motions, posture, balance and everything we need to become perfect drummers!

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8 lessons

FILLS
Working on the quality and creativity of the fills is great to become more agile on the drums and create our own style. In this course we will work on a series of exercises that will help us to improve our skills on surfaces that have less rebound and also to create and control different fills that we can then personalize.

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5 lessons

HANDS TECHNIQUE
Let's break down all the motions that our arms, hands and fingers do when we play drums and go in-depth in each technique that we use making it perfect. In this course we will work on learning hands techniques as any other drumming method has ever done working on our brain, muscles memories, motions, grips, posture, and everything we need to become perfect drummers!

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8 lessons

INDIPENDENCE
Practicing indipendence exercises can unlock many new solutions to our playing and can give us the freedom to play whatever comes to our mind and our creativity without having to learn each pattern everytime. Let's see a great method to learn step-by-step how to unlock our limbs and to bring our playing to another level!

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8 lessons

MANAGEMENT
Most of the times nowan teaches us what to do with our skills once we've learned how to play drums and this forces us to make drums just our great passion in life. But let's see together many ways of managing your business in order to make a living with what you love to do the most in your life!

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8 lessons

STONE KILLERS
Here are some great Stone Killer Play Along exercises inspired from the Joe Morello's one to work and develop speed, power and endurance on drums. We can practice together every day with these playalongs just by following the videos, let's go!

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9 lessons

TECHNIQUE APPLICATION
Once we know how the techniques and body motions work we will have to apply them in order to make them unconscious still being able to control them. In this course we will work on a series of exercises that will help us to apply the various techniques and shifting between different part of our body without losing control of it or of the instrument.

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