Frequently Asked Questions

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Technical Issues.

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Frequently Asked Questions.

How long does it take to learn the drums?

How do I hold my drum sticks?

How much should I practice?

Why is reading music notation important?

Which songs should I play along to?

Are the drum set rudiments important?

What is sticking?

How do I drum faster?

Should drumming be painful?

How do I spin my drum sticks?

How do I tune my drums?

Is ear protection important?

Which drum sticks should I use?

Should drum sticks break?

What is a click track?


Our comprehensive glossary covers many drumming related terms.

Other Resources.

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