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. The benefits of learning drum notation – 5 Essential Facts. 12th February, 2021. Drum Ambition announces three great Membership Plans… Read More

  2. The benefits of learning drum notation – 5 Essential Facts

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    One of the most hotly debated topics among drummers relates to the benefits of learning drum notation, and reading music. While many see the advantages, there are plenty of self taught drummers out there who learned to play by feel, listening, and good old fashioned trial and error. While this is certainly possible, there’s a few compelling reasons why learning to read music will help you on your journey to becoming a competent, controlled and musical drummer. Before we dive… Read More

  3. Drum Ambition announces three great Membership Plans for 2021

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    At Drum Ambition, our goal is to be the best place to learn the drums online. Our critically acclaimed course for beginner drummers has 5 Modules, with everything you need to start learning the drums, build a solid foundation, and then grow at your own pace. Our 100 videos, 500+ audio files, and 100+ music notation PDFs come as standard at all membership levels. New for 2021, we have three great value membership options, providing our customers with even more… Read More

  4. The bass drum pedal – 5 Essential Facts

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    The bass drum pedal (often referred to as the kick drum pedal) is the mechanical device that connects your foot to one of the most exhilarating drums to play – the bass drum! Nothing beats the feeling of digging the bass drum beater into the bass drum head, and creating that punchy, unmistakeable, deeply satisfying sound!  Of course, aside from its power and sheer size on the drum scale, it’s important to note that the bass drum is also an… Read More

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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