World-renowned drum instructor Mike Packer (Musicians Institute) shows how to improve foot speed, power and control in this 10-lesson course on Foot Technique.
• The DC Academy is designed by drum instructors for both teachers and students, with a proven success record. Organized into Beginning, Intermediate and Advanced levels, the DC Academy offers sequential Lesson Plans that make learning fun and effective. In addition, progress on each lesson, week and course is displayed to encourage and reward consistent growth.
• 16-Week Lesson Plans and Booster modules provide a comprehensive system for steady development of the 4 essential areas of drumming: Technique, Reading, Independence and Playing.
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Beginner, Intermediate & Advanced
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DC Academy offers three 16-week courses where you will progress in all 4 areas week-by-week: Technique, Reading, Independence & Playing.
16-WEEK BEGINNER COURSE
These lessons are the fundamentals of drumming, not just for beginners. They lay a solid foundation for future growth by teaching you proper stick grip, strokes, how to follow the bounce of the stick, basic reading and learning rock beats.
16-WEEK INTERMEDIATE COURSE
You continue developing your hand technique and advance your foot technique. Exercises include rolls, flams and diddles. You will also be challenged with new genres, independence exercises and more complex grooves and fills.
16-WEEK ADVANCED COURSE
The best educators continue teaching you their proven methods. You will learn advanced rudiments and how to apply them, sticking patterns, single and double bass, and how to combine fulcrum, fingers, forearm to play whatever you hear.
Rudimental Crash Course
You will get a basic understanding of all 40 rudiments. They are also covered in great detail in the intermediate and advanced courses. From each rudiment you can launch our patented metronome that makes you play faster.
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