Ever get in a slump and can't get excited about drumming?
This is often due to lack of motivation or stimulation. Just as
you would read positive books of wisdom and understanding to improve
yourself as a person, the same holds true with drumming. You must
find ways to be excited about drumming. The following offer a
Surround yourself with great musicians. When you're around
great players, you will strive to be the best yourself. It rubs
off, I promise!
Buy a new cymbal, piece of hardware, or drumset. Sure,
it's a bit expensive, but it never fails to help get the juices
Listen to great drummers on CD and Video. The more you
hear, the more you will have the desire to play like them.
drum videos at Drum Bum.
to drum clinics! What can I say, if you don't walk away
inspired by a great clinic, then you probably shouldn't be playing.
goals for yourself. No matter how small the goal, it gives
you something to strive for and gives you a sense of purpose
in life. Life is more fulfilling when you're moving forward.
drum lessons. Despite your level of experience, drum lessons
always seem to inspire us. You will find new approaches, viewpoints,
and techniques that you may have never encountered otherwise.
Even the greats will often go back and study with a pro drum
teacher after a long successful career. They are maintaining
goals in their life and assuring continual motivation, excitement,
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