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Drum Smart Video Series

Heel Toe Bass Drum Technique Lesson

Heel Toe is a technique used on the bass drum. It allows players to execute double strokes with their feet.This opens up more time for the hands to breath and gives single pedal or even double pedal players a technique to utilize in their playing.

Hand Speed and Chopping Exercises Lesson

Practicing is extremely important. It takes time to build your skill level as a musician. Using these three "chopping" exercises, you will see an immediate improvement in your playing ability, speed, and control.

Paradiddle on the Drum Set Lesson

Unfortunately, the paradiddle is a forgotten rudiment to most drum set players.  We like to focus on the 40 standard rudiments because they are critical to understanding the vocabulary of the drum set.  Here is an example of using this rudiment around the drum set.