Warmups (1min each) **keep thumbs on sticks–no boxing mits
–8 on a hand
–Singles; doubles; paradiddles
–Roll exercise (apple-apple-watermelon-watermelon)
*Alfred Lesson 6 ex. 1-6 (10min)
Daft Punk and Pharrell Williams: Lose Yourself to Dance
–Focus on playing the main groove and switching between the groove and fills (3 times through the beat, once through the fill)
–Chad Kroeger Drum fill


Padwork (1min/ea)
–Triplet ex. (Goal Tempo=130)
–Sixteenth-Note Exercise (goal tempo = 100***)
–Flam Taps***: try “breaking down” this rudiment (slow–>max speed–>slow)
–Singles, Doubles, Paradiddles – goal tempo: 130bpm
**New Song: Give It Away by Red Hod Chili Peppers


Warmups (1min each):
–Triplet Exercise 110bpm
–Sixteenth-note Exercise 90bpm
Syncopation Book: good work, tidy these up this week (five-finger game)
Lenny Kravitz: Are you Gonna Go My Way
–Careful not to drop a beat when playing the crash (eg. at the beginning of the Verse)
–Make sure to follow all repeats (eg. first two measures of line 3)
–Play the groove with Hihat in the verse
–Last fill in steps: 1) speak the rhythm 2) play it on snare 2) play it on snare + hh 4) add in bass drum 5) add in crash


–Triplet Exercise 90bpm** (1min) — dribble the basketball
–PAS Rudiments Chart: Single Stroke Roll, Single Stroke Four, Double Stroke Roll, 5-str Roll
–Bass drum exercise: “1 + 2 3 + 4 ” working on speed
Nirvana: Drain You–main groove working on speed
–Play the SD and BD together, and then add in the Hi-hat
–Play RH and BD together
–Goal Tempo 105-110