In this introductory video, Simon talks about how to understand the value of the core notes, and gives an explanation of the 4/4 time signature. We talk in detail about how to count the different note subdivisions, and provide guidance on how to practice with a metronome. This is very important fundamental information, and is a must-view video in this series. Click here to read more on why we consider reading music so important. You may also find the Drum Ambition Blog useful for beginner topics. View our curriculum. Want to stay in touch? Join our Email List.