If you are searching for the best online drum lessons for beginners, we would very much like to show you some free drum lesson videos to see if we might be a good fit for you. New drummers in over 40 countries trust Drum Ambition to help them get started, and take the next steps. We think we can help you too.
Drum Ambition consists of 5 Modules, featuring 100 videos, thoughtfully structured for beginner drummers. Our short videos (usually 10 minutes or less), feature multi-camera angles, on-screen music notation with scrolling highlighter bar, downloadable sheet music for all lessons, and additional audio files for bonus material. All of this content is accessible from your personal dashboard and membership area. All lessons are written and presented by our Founder, Simon DasGupta.
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We have three great value subscription options, and have compiled some free videos so that you can watch risk-free, and decide if our approach is a good fit for you. There are no contracts, and you can cancel hassle free at any time.
How it works.
This short introduction video shares a little about our background, and how we have developed Drum Ambition based on over 20 years of helping drum students achieve their goals.
Module 1. The Essentials! 20 Videos.
Module 1. Lesson 1. Your first drum beat! This video sets you off on your journey of beat creation, and you'll get a good feel for our step-by-step approach, comfortable pace, and attention to detail.
Module 1. Learning Music Notation. 10 Videos.
Module 1. Notation Lesson 1. This is your first step to understanding the language of music.
Module 2. The Next Step! 10 Videos.
Module 2. Lesson 1. Building upon the drum fills you will learn in Module 1, this next step provides the tools you need to develop a variety of musical drum fills that you can use in songs.
Module 3. Mastering the Bass Drum. 10 Videos.
Module 3. Lesson 1. These videos will greatly expand your drum beat library by adding more musical and challenging bass drum patterns to the beats we show you in Module 1. Perfect for playing along to more complex songs!
Module 4. Putting It All Together! 10 Videos.
Module 4. Lesson 1. Armed with your new groove arsenal from Module 3, we add off-beat snare drum to give you some superb musical options that are played in most genres of music.
Module 5. Expanding on Grooves! 10 Videos.
Module 5. Lesson 1. Building upon the foundation you have learned in the first 4 Modules, we cover some more popular beats that are essential for every drummer to know. This video features upbeats!
Special Feature Videos. 25 Videos.
Part 13. Is reading music notation important? This series of videos supplements all of the Modules, and has important information on technique, equipment, rudiments and frequently asked questions. Some are informal chats, and many have detailed demonstrations.
Preview. The Ultimate Survival Guide for Beginner Drummers.
In this short video, Simon explains the thought behind his book, The Ultimate Survival Guide for Beginner Drummers, available for purchase in the Kindle Store.
You are not alone on this journey.
All subscriptions come with Live Chat and email support, and our Concierge Plan includes an optional monthly video chat with Simon.