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  1. 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

  2. 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. Drum stick selection – 5 Essential Facts. 6th October, 2020. How to get started learning the drums – 5 Tips.… Read More

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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 30 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 4 Modules, featuring 85 videos, thoughtfully structured for beginner drummers. Our short videos (usually… Read More

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. Drum Ambition launches Module 4

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    We have expanded our critically acclaimed curriculum of online drum lessons with the launch of a fourth Module. This new Module adds another 10 video lessons to our curriculum, and further enhances our goal to be the best place to learn drums online. Building thoughtfully on the foundation learned in Modules 1-3, we focus on adding off-beat snare drum to our beats. This musical and fun style of playing is used all the time in most genres of music, and… Read More

  10. Module 4 arriving in August 2020

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    We are delighted to announce that we are further expanding our online drum lessons, with the launch of Module 4 in early August, 2020. This will expand our curriculum to 85 videos – all tailored to the beginner drummer. Module 4 is a series of 10 additional videos that provide 50 new drum beats, with an additional 100 beats in audio file format. As always, each video and audio file lesson comes complete with downloadable sheet music. In this Module,… Read More