Stix Speaks

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Hi guys Welcome to the first instalment of ‘Stix Speaks’. I am aiming to post reasonably regular short videos covering topics and areas that have come up over that week’s teaching. This first instalment is all about practice! Please feel free to leave any comments below. See you next time.

Warm Up Lessons

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Hello I hope everyone is enjoying their first week back at school. This week we have been looking at new warm ups and starters in class. Below are the PDFs of each lesson. Remember once you have warmed up your second task is to find a creative use for each warm up. Enjoy!

Learn Anything Faster Than Ever

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Want to know the quickest, easiest and fastest way to learn anything? Of Course you do right?! Then you need the Perfect Practice Routine. You can find it in Drum Syllabus term 3 available here:  

Practice Anywhere and Everywhere 

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No access to a drum kit? Always on the move? No problem! Just grab the DSS Budget Practice Pad. No frills, no gimmicks and no ridiculous fee. Just a simple pad to practice all your chops, rudiments and techniques when there’s no drum kit around or when you’re on the go. Grab your DSS practice pad today!

Semiquaver Groupings Video

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Here is a quick video demonstrating some of the orchestrations and applications of different semiquaver groupings. In this demonstration I am using groups of 3 – RLL, 5 – RLRLL and 7 – RLRLRLL. As always if you have any questions, comments or indeed your own videos please feel free to share. For more information on the drum syllabus …

New Year’s Practice Resolutions

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With the new year beckoning (hopefully) lots of students will be resolving to practice more. Whilst of course more practice is always a good thing, it can often be wasted if not done effectively. Below is a short extract from The Drum Syllabus Series outlining how to maximise your practice time. ‘Practice makes perfect’ we’ve all heard the saying, it has …