News and Blog

  1. The Top Drum Ambition Blog Topics

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    If you are taking online beginner drum lessons, or are thinking about drumming as a hobby, we have a series of blog articles that can help you. We regularly add new features, and to help identify which ones may be relevant to you, we have compiled this list of the top Drum Ambition blog topics. The most recent 5 Posts. Do Zoom drum lessons work? 1st December, 2020. The best places to buy drums online. 16th November, 2020. Drum stick… Read More

  2. Do Zoom drum lessons work?

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    Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic, more people are researching whether or not Zoom lessons are a good option for learning to play the drums. We actually wrote in detail about the pros and cons of this type of drum instruction in our September 2018 feature, Do Skype Lessons Work? While we referenced Skype as the video medium in this piece, it is relevant to Zoom, FaceTime, and every other live video service. This article was written long before Covid-19, and… Read More

  3. The best places to buy drums online

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    Are you interested in buying an electronic or acoustic drum set? Have you been endlessly searching Google in the hope of finding the best place to buy drums online? How can you tell genuine reviews from the countless affiliate websites that make recommendations for commissions, or high ranking web pages that just want to push their own brands? This article is being written at the height of the Covid-19 Pandemic, and there is absolutely no doubt that the landscape of… Read More

  4. Drum stick selection – 5 Essential Facts

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    As a beginner drummer, you will most likely have some questions on drum stick selection. Drum sticks are, after all, the tools of the trade.  It’s true that your drumming buddies, celebrity drummers and drum teachers will all have a view on their favorite brands, stick weights and features, but the most important thing to consider, is what is comfortable and right for you, and this article will help identify some important considerations. In the latest of our 5 Essential… Read More

  5. How to get started learning the drums – 5 Tips

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    Learning to play the drums is a life changing experience for many people, and getting started is easier than you might think. At Drum Ambition, we specialize in helping people take their first steps. Whether you are someone who has always wanted to learn to play the drums but never had the chance, a seasoned air drummer, or whether you are looking for an engaging and entertaining hobby to help get you through the Covid craziness – we can help… Read More

  6. Module 5 is Live!

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    Drum Ambition has expanded its online drum lesson curriculum to 100 videos, with the launch of Module 5. In a further step towards our goal of being the best place to learn drums online, the launch of this new Module adds a further 10 high quality drum lesson videos, with 50 new beats and fills, and a further 100 examples on bonus audio files. As always, every lesson has on-screen music notation, and accompanying sheet music. This latest series of… Read More

  7. Best Online Drum Lessons

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    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… Read More

  8. Toms. What are they, and when are they used? 5 Essential Facts

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    What would a drum set be without toms? A car without wheels? A plane without wings? A donut without holes? These percussive heroes enable us to add so much color and expression to our drumming, and they have always been an integral part of the drum set. So far in our 5 Essential Facts Series, we have covered the main parts of the drum set; specifically the cymbals, snare drum, bass drum, and hardware. In the last article of this… Read More

  9. Online drum lessons for kids during Covid-19 and beyond

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    As you can imagine, we have received many questions from parents who are either looking for ways for their children to continue their drum education, or who are looking for fun new hobbies while we continue to get to grips with the Covid-19 situation, and better times beyond. In this article, we’ll tell you about how we can help you, and point you in the direction of some great free resources so that you can see if we are a… Read More

  10. What is drum hardware? 5 Essential Facts

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    It’s most likely the least “cool” part of the drum set, but playing the drums is impossible without a good set of hardware. So what is it, and why is it sometimes not even included in a drum set purchase? To add to the confusion, the term “drum hardware” can refer to two very different things. Fear not. At Drum Ambition, we like to break things down to the manageable and understandable, so we’ve added this topic to our 5… Read More