This section covers all of the essential information you need to become a solid rock drummer. You'll learn about holding the drumsticks, setting up your drums, using a metronome, the basic note values, reading sheet music, and playing beats and fills.
It is recommended that you start at the beginning, even if you already have some experience on the drums, because it will ensure you have a solid foundation for all of the future lessons.
Now that you've established a solid foundation it's time to learn fundamental techniques and concepts that are popular within rock drumming. The lesson topics include: ghost notes, double bass, playing accented notes, finger technique, drum rudiments, developing independence, and building speed.
These lessons will unlock entirely new options for you, so that you can be more creative and dynamic when playing the drums.
In this section, Meytal demonstrates the beginner, intermediate, and advanced beats that are notated in the companion workbook. These unique patterns were developed by Meytal as she began to establish her own unique drumming style.
It is recommended that you wait until you can play each beat at the demonstrated tempos before moving on to more complex patterns.
In this section Meytal demonstrates her favorite beginner, intermediate, and advanced fills. They are also notated out in the companion workbook, Each pattern is performed starting with a beat, transitioning into the fill, and then returning back to the beat - as you would use them in a song.
As with the beats, it's recommended that you wait until you can play each individual pattern at the demonstrated tempos before moving on.
Once you have established a solid foundation, learned the essential techniques, and mastered some of Meytal's favorite beats and fills - it's time to apply your skills with fun play-along songs.
This section includes five original songs. You can start by watching Meytal demonstrate them on video and then use the drum-less audio tracks to jam along to them on your own!
Maximum Meytal students get instant-access to all of the video, audio, and workbook content through the online members area. They can stream all of the video lessons, download the play-along songs, view or print the workbook, and connect with other online students!
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