Frequently Asked Questions

Getting Help.

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Knowledge Base.

We have a comprehensive series of articles on learning to play the drums. Click here to search our Knowledge Base by category.

Frequently Asked Questions.

How long does it take to learn the drums?

How do I hold my drum sticks?

How much should I practice?

What is "timekeeping," and why is it important?

Why is reading music notation important?

When is the right time to start playing with other musicians?

Are the drum set rudiments important?

What is sticking?

How do I drum faster?

Should drumming be painful?

How do I spin my drum sticks?

How do I tune my drums?

Is ear protection important?

Which drum sticks should I use?

Should drum sticks break?

What is a click track?


Our comprehensive glossary covers many drumming-related terms.

Other Resources.

Our Mini-Guide 10 Bad Drumming Habits and How to Fix Them can help you identify and avoid common early pitfalls!

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