TeacherMatt is a professional drummer and experienced drum instructor. He created the Total Drummer online drum learning course. He is also a published author with two books about drumming published as well as many magazines in the world's top drum magazines... View Profile
- Total Time 2 hr, 16 min
- Lessons 10
- Attachments 7
- Exercises 48
10 Lessons in This Course
17 minFREEDrums lesson 1Free9 CQ
In this introductory drum lesson, beginner drummers pick up drumsticks and discover the basics. Start with the absolute beginning stages of drumming today!
13 minDrums lesson 27 CQ
The layout of the drum kit, understanding drum sounds, and comfort with basic playing techniques are all important in this lesson, where a beat is introduced!
12 minDrums lesson 37 CQ
Now that you can play a basic drum beat, it is time to improve your timing! This crucial skill for any drummer is easier to develop than you may think.
13 minDrums lesson 47 CQ
How do you spice up a basic beat? Add fills to the transitions! In this music lesson for beginner drummers, learn how to move fluidly between a beat and fill.
10 minDrums lesson 56 CQ
You might be able to play the same fill once or twice, but it is best to mix it up your sound. Learn three beat and fill variations in this drumming lesson!
14 minDrums lesson 68 CQ
Now that you have a growing drum vocabulary, it is time to try out beat and fill techniques at different speeds without losing quality or drifting from tempo.
12 minDrums lesson 77 CQ
In this lesson learn what happens when drumming with a band! Learn how to count in, consider time signature, and play along with a backing track.
17 minDrums lesson 89 CQ
Now that you know the basics of playing the drums and feel comfortable getting full tones out of each drum, it is time to try different sounds on the drum kit!
14 minDrums lesson 98 CQ
You now know everything you need to play on a drum kit! In this lesson, learn to decipher drum charts, and play written music from the first to last note.
10 minDrums lesson 106 CQ
For the final lesson in this drumming course, start to feel like a real drummer by playing a full song along with a backing track. Keep exploring the drum kit!
10115 min10-part Drums course62 CQ
It goes without saying that learning how to play the drums takes time, patience, and discipline. But that doesn’t mean it can’t be fun! In this comprehensive rock 'n' roll drumming course, learn how to set up your drum kit, warm up, and play three basic beats. Next, review keeping time, playing fills, and using a double bass pedal. Finally, after mastering the building blocks, complete the course by learning an entire indie rock song so you are ready play with a band!with Drum Beats Online
It goes without saying that learning how to play the drums takes time, patience, and discipline. But that doesn’t mean it can’t be fun! In this comprehensive rock 'n' roll drumming course, learn how to set up your drum kit, warm up, and play three basic beats. Next, review keeping time, playing fills, and using a double bass pedal. Finally, after mastering the building blocks, complete the course by learning an entire indie rock song so you are ready play with a band!
10113 min10-part Drums course61 CQ
These 12 lessons cover some of the hottest topics for intermediate drummers—such as linear drumming, ghost notes, time signatures such as 5/4 and 7/8, and triplet fills.
980 min9-part Drums course44 CQ
Every drummer and every piece of the drum set has a different sound. In this course, learn the technical drumkit knowledge you need to know in order to find the right setup for your drumming sound.
9111 min9-part Drums course59 CQ
Percussionist and drum teacher Gina Knight explains the essential drum skills and techniques every beginner should know. Learn how to read music, practice basic drum rudiments, play fills, and more!
10136 min10-part Drums course74 CQ
Get ready to start drumming! In this course perfect for the beginner drummer, learn all you need to get started on a drum kit, including how to hold drumsticks, and the techniques needed to play.