Learning different drum beats and understanding how to develop creative drum fills is an essential part of learning to play the drums and developing your skills.

We have a collection of popular articles on this subject that are updated regularly and answer many frequently asked questions.


Understanding sticking concepts for beginner drummers. 5th July 2022.

Why is reading drum music important? 18th May 2022.

Jargon Busting! Understanding drum terminology. 24th January 2022.

How the Drum Ambition Curriculum helps you learn drum beats and drum fills. 4th January 2022.

Do I need to learn music notation to play the drums? 13th December 2021.

5 Ways Drum Ambition can help more experienced drummers. 7th December 2021.

The benefits of learning drum notation - 5 Essential Facts. 6th October 2021.

How to get started learning the drums - 5 Tips. 27th September 2021.

Toms. What are they, and when are they used? 5 Essential Facts. 27th September 2021.

Playing along to songs on drums. 19th July 2021.

Are practice pads good for learning drums? 17th May 2021.

The Four Keys to Drum Set Musicality. 10th May 2021.

What are drum fills, and how do I make them more creative? 12th April 2021.

How do I drum faster? Why speed is a byproduct of control. 12th April 2021.

5 Ways beginner drummers develop good timekeeping. 30th March 2021.

5 Milestones for beginner and hobbyist drummers. 25th March 2021.

What is "Sticking" in drumming, and why is this so important? 16th March 2021.

The benefits of learning drum notation - 5 Essential Facts. 12th February 2021.

Video Blog Episode 1 - Why is reading music notation important? 8th October 2018.

Video Blog Episode 10 - What is Sticking? 11th February 2019.

Video Blog Episode 11 - How do I drum faster? 28th February 2019.

Video Blog Episode 12 - How long does it take to learn the drums? 19th March 2019.

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