Category: Rudiment Studies

Directional Stickings Part 3 – Paradiddles

 

The following exercises help you begin to apply the single, double & triple paradiddle rudiments on the drum kit by voicing each rudiment according to…


Directional Stickings Part 2 – Single Strokes Up Down & Around The Kit

 

This lesson examines various snare, tom tom & kick patterns for voicing single strokes around the drum kit in ‘circular’ and ‘up & down’ motions….


Six Stroke Roll Kick Substitution Lick

 

This simple drum lick incorporates the bass drum into the six-stroke roll drum rudiment, resulting in a more angular and heavily accented roll. An additional…


Directional Stickings Part 1 – Phrasing With Single Strokes

 

The exercises in this lesson take odd groupings of single strokes (alternating sticking) and apply them to the drum kit in a manner that takes…


Paradiddle-diddle Fills & The PaPadiddle-diddle

 

This lesson shows you several ways to apply the paradiddle-diddle rudiment to the drum kit using simple voicings, additional accents and combining it with the…


Four-Way Independence Drills – Triplets on Quarter Notes

This set of independence & co-ordination exercises combines single-stroke, double-stroke and paradiddle stickings between the four limbs…


Four-Way Independence Drills – Eighth-Notes On Eighth-Notes

This lesson shows you 100 different ways to combine single-stroke and double-stroke stickings between the four limbs…