Practice Pads

  1. How do I play a smooth drum roll? (2022 – Updated)

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    Playing a smooth drum roll takes a lot of practice. While most people expect drummers to produce a smooth drum roll on-demand, it is one of the hardest things to do well on the snare drum. So, if you are a beginner drummer or even a drummer with more experience that has not yet mastered this technique – don’t worry; you are not alone. The reality is that developing a smooth drum roll is the culmination of several finely tuned… Read More

  2. Understanding Drum Equipment (2022 – Updated)

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    If you are a beginner drummer, it can be tricky navigating the drum world for the right drums and accessories that best suit your needs. Once you have purchased your first drum set, it then becomes essential to understand more about all the components – how they work, are set up, and how to get the best out of them. We’ve been asked just about every question over the years, and this collection of popular articles is updated regularly, answering… Read More

  3. Practicing and Setting Goals (2022 – Updated)

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    Understanding the importance of practice and what to practice are essential considerations for beginner and hobbyist drummers. Developing practice plans, establishing good routines, and setting goals are crucial aspects of learning the drums, and it can be challenging to know where to start. Don’t worry – we are here to help! We point aspiring drummers worldwide in the right direction when it comes to this topic, and this collection of popular articles is updated regularly and answers many frequently asked… Read More

  4. Overcoming barriers to practicing drums (2021 – Updated)

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    We all know that practicing is the key to success on any musical instrument, and the drums are certainly no different. However, some natural barriers can make committing to a regular practice routine quite challenging. Perhaps you don’t have time to practice, are not motivated, or have hit other natural plateaus? Don’t worry. You are not alone, and these are all common scenarios. Drum Ambition is here to help you rise above them and become the drummer we know you… Read More

  5. Do you need a drum set to learn to play the drums? (2021 – Updated)

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    Learning to play the drums is a truly brilliant hobby enjoyed by people worldwide. With big advances in electronic drums and sound reduction devices, they no longer have to be banished from the household or the scorn of the next-door neighbor.  With that said, buying drums is indeed a commitment in both money and space, and many aspiring drummers want to test the water before jumping in and making an investment. Similarly, parents often want to see some commitment to… Read More