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)
Scott Pilgrim
–Today we reviewed the first two lines. Practice this so that you can play it correctly five times in a row (five finger game)(10min)
–The third line is almost the same. Try learning it this week (hint: the only big difference is at the end of the line)*** (5min)
Some new song ideas:
–Daft Punk and Pharrell Williams: Lose Yourself to Dance
–Lenny Kravitz: Are You Gonna Go My Way
–Isley Brothers: It’s Your Thing
–Bon Jovi: Livin’ On a Prayer
–AC/DC: Back in Black



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
Fall Out Boy – Dance, Dance *up until bottom of page 2
–Half-time groove on the third line p3: practice COUNTING then playing
–**Let’s try to finish this off this week! Play it over and over with a recording
Extra foot exercises:
–16th ex. with bass drum **add in quarter notes on the ride cymbal and snare drum on 2 and 4
–doubles between LH-RF **break it down (slow-fast-slow) like the flam rudiment


Warmups (1min each):
–Triplet Exercise 110bpm
–Sixteenth-note Exercise 90bpm
Syncopation Book: good work **this week start on lesson 4 (PDF p9/book p10) ex 1-4 keeping
*Start new song Lenny Kravitz: Are you Gonna Go My Way


–Triplet Exercise “1-trip-let-2-trip-let…” (1measure RH, 2 measures LH)–try for 1min straight
–Stick Control 43-50 (Goal Tempo=140bpm)
–Stick Control ex 1-13 with “chid” on each half note
–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
–Goal Tempo 105-110