The scope of learning

The teaching system includes four meetings per month and includes three levels of advancement:

  • beginner
  • intermediate
  • advanced

 

Selected program issues:

  • familiarizing the student with the wide percussion instruments,
  • correct posture for the drum kit
  • proper stick holding (Match Grip, Traditional Grip, French Grip)
  • impact techniques (Moeller, Gladstone, Finger Control)
  • work with the metronome
  • drum tuning
  • basic and advanced level of learning how to read notes
  • single strokes
  • double strokes
  • accented impacts, dynamic changes
  • exercises or études containing thematic issues such as pressure tremolo, accents, single, double, triple grace notes ...
  • Snare rudiment: ruff, roll, paradiddle, drag - spreading them over the whole set
  • études or exercises in meters 2/4, 3 / 4,4 / 4, containing the following rhythmic groups: quarter notes, eights, semiquavers
  • training of rudiments
  • coordination exercises
  • development of linear game technique
  • basic types of groove: octal, octal hexadecimal, hexadecimal, off-beat ...
  • using groove hitting techniques
  • types of fillings
  • development of independence and coordination
  • freedom of movement throughout the set
  • changes in pace or time signature
  • exercises or studies in bipartite, triple or other meters, e.g. 5/8, 5/4, 7/8
  • developing technical and interpretation skills
  • practicing rhythms in various musical styles to ready-made music backgrounds or working with a guitarist.
  • leg work independence exercises - playing on a double foot, endurance exercises
  • consultations on the choice of instruments, sound system and studio work.