DC Academy

YOUR FUTURE IS IN YOUR HANDS ™

WELCOME TO DC ACADEMY

Tour Your DC Academy

DC Learning Path: How, What & Why

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fundamentals
of drumming

Chad Wackerman’s
DRUM ROOM

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rudiments on
the drum set

Thomas Lang’s
DRUM CAMP

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grooves,
beats & fills

Gregg Bissonette’s
DRUM SCHOOL

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LEARN HOW TO
PLAY MUSICALLY

Terry Bozzio’s
ART OF DRUMMING

THE DRUM CHANNEL METHOD

There are 10 Courses with over 250 Lessons and 60 Playalongs that are divided into 4 levels of difficulty. They cover technique, independence, vocabulary, rudiments, reading, and performance.

MICRO COURSES, MASTERCLASSES AND RUDIMENTS

There is no end to learning in the DC Academy. Our Micro Courses and Masterclasses bring you more that 100 contributing instructors teaching you what they have learned. Our Rudimental Crash Course is a fast way to find the rudiment you want to practice.

The Courses

Micro Courses

Choose a subject you want to get better at, and great teachers will share their knowledge with you.  There’s always something new to learn. Click here for the micro courses.

The Legends

Masterclasses

Today’s greatest drummers share with you the secrets of their success. A great resource for you to become the best drummer you can be. Click here for the Masterclasses.

With Metronome

Rudiments

Quick guide to 40 rudiments with Practice Assist Metronome™ that makes you go faster. Click here for the Rudimental Crash Course.

10 Topics

Learn the Beginner Rock Beats

Teacher:
Val Sepulveda
Level:
Beginner
11 Topics

Basic Rock Drumming Chad’s Way

Teacher:
Chad Smith
Level:
Beginner

CLASSIC LESSONS YOU MUST LEARN!

These two lessons are fundamental to most everything you will play. They are “The Bounce Stroke” by Ralph Humphrey, and “Basic Rock Beat with Outside Release®” by Chad Smith.

Basic Rock Beat with Outside Release®

The Bounce Stroke