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See you at our next lesson :).

Rob

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  • Practice time: 30 minutes/day
  • Exercises: The “1, 2” beat AND the “1 & 2 &” beat

Warm-up (5 minutes): Have fun / just play around on the drums

Exercise 1 (10 minutes): The “1, 2” beat

Note: The following steps are cumulative. As you move on to new steps, do not stop what you were doing before.

  • Start by counting “1, 2” over and over again.
  • Play the hi-hats on every number. Make sure that the hi-hats are closed (touching each other) by holding down the left foot pedal.
  • Play the bass drum every time you say “1”.
  • Play the snare drum on every time you say “2”.

Break (5 minutes): Have fun / just play around on the drums

Exercise 2 (10 minutes): The “1 & 2 &” beat

Note: The steps are still cumulative.

  • Start by counting “1 & 2 &” over and over again.
  • Play the hi-hats on every number and every “&”. Make sure that the hi-hats are closed.
  • Play the bass drum every time you say “1”.
  • Play the snare drum every time you say “2”
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