on Playing Drum Rudiments
Drum Rudiments lie at the very foundation of drumming. They
are essentially sticking patterns that teach
our hands (limbs) to coordinate with each other. Check out the rudiment
drumming tips at DrumTips.com.
rudiments are made up of doubles and singles. Learn to
play these as cleanly, evenly, and correctly as possible.
Do the same with doubles. They make up all the rest! Practice
and master this on the drums and you'll find everything else
comes a lot easier.
all 40 drum rudiments and go through them leading with your
weak hand. Write down which ones you struggle with. The result
will be your practicing "prescription".
- The speed
of your rudiments are only as fast as your left hand (or right
hand, if you're a lefty). Practice your weak hand diligently.
You'll then notice all the rudiments drum rudiments becoming
easier to play.
practicing rudiments in 15 or 20 minute increments. This will
allow you to concentrate on many areas at once (i.e.: 15 minutes
for the double stroke roll, 15 minutes for the paradiddle,
- The buzz
roll is also called the "multiple stroke" bounce
roll, the "press roll", and the "crush roll".
drum rudiments in front of the TV. Once you've practiced a
drum rudiment to a certain point where it simply involves
repetition to get it faster, you can certainly put them on
autopilot and practice them while watching your favorite show.
Just check your technique now and then to make sure your rudiments
are clean, precise and on track.
your double stroke roll inverted. (Ex: RLLR, RLLR, RLLR, RLLR).
And also as triplets (Ex. RLL, RRL, LRR, LLR). Experiment
with inverted variations of some of the other drum rudiments
drum rudiments into your drum fills. Also, take some of the
40 drum rudiments and divide up the sticking patterns around
the drums to make cool drumfills.
- At Drum
Rudiments .com you can find free demonstration videos
for every single one of the 40 PAS drum rudiments as well
as numerous other rudimental resources.
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for even more drum rudiment tips. Learn all about playing
snare drum or drumset with drum rudiments. Don't forget all
of the rudiment hybrid combinations and possibilities.
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