Drum Ambition has been designed from the ground up for beginner drummers to walk them seamlessly through the early days of drumming. But did you know that we also routinely help drummers with more experience?
Are you an intermediate-level drummer or a more experienced hobbyist looking for online drum lessons? Perhaps you are one of the many self-taught drummers who never took formal instruction, or maybe you have already dabbled with a few drum lessons. If you are interested in embellishing your existing talent by working on the fundamentals of reading, sticking, counting, dynamics and control, then Drum Ambition can help you improve.
We do this using our structured curriculum, which you can access on all devices, on your schedule. We focus on three key areas: grooves, fills, and musicality. These are essential fundamentals of drumming that apply to drummers of all levels.
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Drum Ambition was Founded by Simon DasGupta, a professional drum instructor with over twenty years of teaching experience. He routinely helps drummers of all levels achieve their goals. When experienced drummers come to Simon for help, it is usually because they have hit a plateau in their development. This is often down to a gap in the fundamentals of technique, reading, and sticking, which lead to better control and musicality.
Here are five key areas where we can help you if you are a more experienced hobbyist who wants to get better.
1. Drum notation.
If you are already an experienced drummer, but you have not learned to read music, you miss a massive opportunity. Learning to read music is a superb investment because it will lead to a better understanding of sticking concepts and dynamics, which leads to more creativity and better control. So, while our first video lesson may look easy to a more experienced player, check out the notation on the screen and the downloadable PDF sheet music. If you are not comfortable reading this notation, you have an excellent opportunity to address this.
Drum Ambition Module One has 20 drum set lessons with written grooves and fills and ten music notation videos explaining the music theory in a well-presented, logical format. There are five modules in total so that you can continue to build on your foundation. Our curriculum consists of 100 videos and additional learning resources, including sheet music and audio files.
2. Counting music.
Do you understand the counting behind the grooves and fills you are playing? Since understanding rhythm is all about counting, this is an essential part of being a competent musician. Knowing how to count music will help you learn new grooves and fills, improve your timekeeping, figure out complex sections in songs that may have odd time signatures, and can even help you play better with a click track or metronome.
3. Understanding sticking concepts.
Understanding basic sticking concepts leads to better control. Beautiful things happen on the drum set when you are in control, including better orchestration of drum fills, dynamics, musicality, speed, power, and endurance. If you find yourself falling over drum fills or not knowing which hand will play the crash cymbal until the last second, you can address this by understanding basic sticking concepts.
4. Support when you need it.
A key feature of our platform is that we offer full support. All plans come with email and live chat support. Why not check out our testimonials, and see how Drum Ambition has helped others in your position?
5. Fine-tuning technique, posture, and positioning your drums.
Finally, most drummers who already play can always benefit from a little tune-up in terms of their grip, posture, the positioning of their drums, and bass drum pedal technique. This free video can help you with this.
Drum Ambition subscriptions start at just $29 per month. There is no contract, and you can cancel at any time. Furthermore, all plans come with our 100% Money-Back Happiness Guarantee, so your purchase is risk-free.
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