We are delighted to announce the release of our latest book, The Ultimate Survival Guide for Beginner Drummers, available now as an instant download. For a limited time, subscribers to our Pro or Rockstar plan will receive a free copy of the book. Written by our Founder, Simon DasGupta, this comprehensive, easy to read, and beautifully illustrated book is the result of his two decades of experience in teaching, and selling drums.

Simon discussed the project in this short video.


"I have never encountered a book this complete. It literally answers every question a drumming student, or parent of a drumming student could ever ask. This book has everything you need to start your life changing journey of drumming. Everything!"

Rich Redmond.

Rich Redmond is the touring and recording drummer for Country Music superstar Jason Aldean, and is also a highly respected educator, published author, and motivational speaker. He has played on 27 #1 Hits, and was voted Country Drummer of theYear in 2016, 2017 and 2018 by Modern Drummer Magazine.

Do you need help with understanding which drums to buy or which sticks to use? Do you have questions on developing a practice routine or the benefits of working with a drum teacher? Perhaps you have wondered why some drums are more expensive than others, or need tips on how to control sound and volume levels?

The Ultimate Survival Guide for Beginner Drummers covers all of this and much more in a detailed and thoughtful resource, designed to take the mystique and confusion out of learning this amazing instrument, and setting you up for a successful learning experience.

Written by Drum Ambition Founder and Presenter, Simon DasGupta, this book is the result of over two decades of experience, understanding the challenges and pain points of aspiring musicians, and helping drummers of all levels achieve their goals. 


  • Over 40 Chapters dedicated to topics relating to beginner drummers.
  • Beautiful design, easy to read, complete with illustrations.
  • Links to free lessons and other useful resources.


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