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Drum lessons for beginners by DrumsTheWord

Teacher DrumsTheWord

Hi, I am Rob and I am the drummer behind www.DrumsTheWord.com. The website was set up back in 2007 with the intention of showing drummers how to play their favourite songs and sound just like their drumming heroes. On this YouTube channel you will find 100s of free video drum lessons as well as previews for my Full-Song video drum lessons available over on my website.

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? How To Play Drums (1) ? Beginner Drum Lesson | Free Video Drum Lesson

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This free video drum lesson is part of a 10 part series of videos teaching you how to play your very first drum beats. This drum lesson has been recorded with complete beginners and new drummers in mind.

WEBSITE - https://www.drumstheword.com
FACEBOOK - https://www.facebook.com/drumstheword

For 100's more video drum lessons just like this, including free drum lessons and free video drum lessons, please visit my website at www.DrumsTheWord.com.

Here you will find video drum lessons teaching you how to play the drums to entire songs, note for note. Also check out the load of free video drum lessons available from my website teaching you how to drum famous drum beats, fills and drum solos.

So if you want to play drums EXACTLY like your favourite drummer, then visit www.DrumsTheWord.com

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? How To Play Drums (2) ? Beginner Drum Lesson | Free Video Drum Lesson

DOWNLOAD BEGINNER DRUM PACK - https://www.drumstheword.com/beginner-video-drum-lessons-starter-new-learn-how-play-drums-easy-download-drum-pack

WATCH 100s MORE LESSONS - https://www.drumstheword.com

This free video drum lesson is part of a 10 part series of videos teaching you how to play your very first drum beats. This drum lesson has been recorded with complete beginners and new drummers in mind.

WEBSITE - https://www.drumstheword.com
FACEBOOK - https://www.facebook.com/drumstheword

For 100's more video drum lessons just like this, including free drum lessons and free video drum lessons, please visit my website at www.DrumsTheWord.com.

Here you will find video drum lessons teaching you how to play the drums to entire songs, note for note. Also check out the load of free video drum lessons available from my website teaching you how to drum famous drum beats, fills and drum solos.

So if you want to play drums EXACTLY like your favourite drummer, then visit www.DrumsTheWord.com

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? How To Play Drums (3) ? Beginner Drum Lesson | Free Video Drum Lesson

DOWNLOAD BEGINNER DRUM PACK - https://www.drumstheword.com/beginner-video-drum-lessons-starter-new-learn-how-play-drums-easy-download-drum-pack

WATCH 100s MORE LESSONS - https://www.drumstheword.com

This free video drum lesson is part of a 10 part series of videos teaching you how to play your very first drum beats. This drum lesson has been recorded with complete beginners and new drummers in mind.

WEBSITE - https://www.drumstheword.com
FACEBOOK - https://www.facebook.com/drumstheword

For 100's more video drum lessons just like this, including free drum lessons and free video drum lessons, please visit my website at www.DrumsTheWord.com.

Here you will find video drum lessons teaching you how to play the drums to entire songs, note for note. Also check out the load of free video drum lessons available from my website teaching you how to drum famous drum beats, fills and drum solos.

So if you want to play drums EXACTLY like your favourite drummer, then visit www.DrumsTheWord.com

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? How To Play Drums (4) ? Beginner Drum Lesson | Free Video Drum Lesson

DOWNLOAD BEGINNER DRUM PACK - https://www.drumstheword.com/beginner-video-drum-lessons-starter-new-learn-how-play-drums-easy-download-drum-pack

WATCH 100s MORE LESSONS - https://www.drumstheword.com

This free video drum lesson is part of a 10 part series of videos teaching you how to play your very first drum beats. This drum lesson has been recorded with complete beginners and new drummers in mind.

WEBSITE - https://www.drumstheword.com
FACEBOOK - https://www.facebook.com/drumstheword

For 100's more video drum lessons just like this, including free drum lessons and free video drum lessons, please visit my website at www.DrumsTheWord.com.

Here you will find video drum lessons teaching you how to play the drums to entire songs, note for note. Also check out the load of free video drum lessons available from my website teaching you how to drum famous drum beats, fills and drum solos.

So if you want to play drums EXACTLY like your favourite drummer, then visit www.DrumsTheWord.com

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? How To Play Drums (5) ? Beginner Drum Lesson | Free Video Drum Lesson

DOWNLOAD BEGINNER DRUM PACK - https://www.drumstheword.com/beginner-video-drum-lessons-starter-new-learn-how-play-drums-easy-download-drum-pack

WATCH 100s MORE LESSONS - https://www.drumstheword.com

This free video drum lesson is part of a 10 part series of videos teaching you how to play your very first drum beats. This drum lesson has been recorded with complete beginners and new drummers in mind.

WEBSITE - https://www.drumstheword.com
FACEBOOK - https://www.facebook.com/drumstheword

For 100's more video drum lessons just like this, including free drum lessons and free video drum lessons, please visit my website at www.DrumsTheWord.com.

Here you will find video drum lessons teaching you how to play the drums to entire songs, note for note. Also check out the load of free video drum lessons available from my website teaching you how to drum famous drum beats, fills and drum solos.

So if you want to play drums EXACTLY like your favourite drummer, then visit www.DrumsTheWord.com

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? How To Play Drums (6) ? Beginner Drum Lesson | Free Video Drum Lesson

DOWNLOAD BEGINNER DRUM PACK - https://www.drumstheword.com/beginner-video-drum-lessons-starter-new-learn-how-play-drums-easy-download-drum-pack

WATCH 100s MORE LESSONS - https://www.drumstheword.com

This free video drum lesson is part of a 10 part series of videos teaching you how to play your very first drum beats. This drum lesson has been recorded with complete beginners and new drummers in mind.

WEBSITE - https://www.drumstheword.com
FACEBOOK - https://www.facebook.com/drumstheword

For 100's more video drum lessons just like this, including free drum lessons and free video drum lessons, please visit my website at www.DrumsTheWord.com.

Here you will find video drum lessons teaching you how to play the drums to entire songs, note for note. Also check out the load of free video drum lessons available from my website teaching you how to drum famous drum beats, fills and drum solos.

So if you want to play drums EXACTLY like your favourite drummer, then visit www.DrumsTheWord.com

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? How To Play Drums (7) ? Beginner Drum Lesson | Free Video Drum Lesson

DOWNLOAD BEGINNER DRUM PACK - https://www.drumstheword.com/beginner-video-drum-lessons-starter-new-learn-how-play-drums-easy-download-drum-pack

WATCH 100s MORE LESSONS - https://www.drumstheword.com

This free video drum lesson is part of a 10 part series of videos teaching you how to play your very first drum beats. This drum lesson has been recorded with complete beginners and new drummers in mind.

WEBSITE - https://www.drumstheword.com
FACEBOOK - https://www.facebook.com/drumstheword

For 100's more video drum lessons just like this, including free drum lessons and free video drum lessons, please visit my website at www.DrumsTheWord.com.

Here you will find video drum lessons teaching you how to play the drums to entire songs, note for note. Also check out the load of free video drum lessons available from my website teaching you how to drum famous drum beats, fills and drum solos.

So if you want to play drums EXACTLY like your favourite drummer, then visit www.DrumsTheWord.com

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? How To Play Drums (8) ? Beginner Drum Lesson | Free Video Drum Lesson

DOWNLOAD BEGINNER DRUM PACK - http://www.drumstheword.com/beginner-video-drum-lessons-starter-new-learn-how-play-drums-easy-download-drum-pack

WATCH 100s MORE LESSONS - http://www.drumstheword.com

This free video drum lesson is part of a 10 part series of videos teaching you how to play your very first drum beats. This drum lesson has been recorded with complete beginners and new drummers in mind.

WEBSITE - http://www.drumstheword.com
FACEBOOK - http://www.facebook.com/drumstheword

For 100's more video drum lessons just like this, including free drum lessons and free video drum lessons, please visit my website at www.DrumsTheWord.com.

Here you will find video drum lessons teaching you how to play the drums to entire songs, note for note. Also check out the load of free video drum lessons available from my website teaching you how to drum famous drum beats, fills and drum solos.

So if you want to play drums EXACTLY like your favourite drummer, then visit www.DrumsTheWord.com for

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? How To Play Drums (9) ? Beginner Drum Lesson | Free Video Drum Lesson

DOWNLOAD BEGINNER DRUM PACK - https://www.drumstheword.com/beginner-video-drum-lessons-starter-new-learn-how-play-drums-easy-download-drum-pack

WATCH 100s MORE LESSONS - https://www.drumstheword.com

This free video drum lesson is part of a 10 part series of videos teaching you how to play your very first drum beats. This drum lesson has been recorded with complete beginners and new drummers in mind.

WEBSITE - https://www.drumstheword.com
FACEBOOK - https://www.facebook.com/drumstheword

For 100's more video drum lessons just like this, including free drum lessons and free video drum lessons, please visit my website at www.DrumsTheWord.com.

Here you will find video drum lessons teaching you how to play the drums to entire songs, note for note. Also check out the load of free video drum lessons available from my website teaching you how to drum famous drum beats, fills and drum solos.

So if you want to play drums EXACTLY like your favourite drummer, then visit www.DrumsTheWord.com

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? How To Play Drums (10) ? Beginner Drum Lesson | Free Video Drum Lesson

DOWNLOAD BEGINNER DRUM PACK - https://www.drumstheword.com/beginner-video-drum-lessons-starter-new-learn-how-play-drums-easy-download-drum-pack

WATCH 100s MORE LESSONS - https://www.drumstheword.com

This free video drum lesson is part of a 10 part series of videos teaching you how to play your very first drum beats. This drum lesson has been recorded with complete beginners and new drummers in mind.

WEBSITE - https://www.drumstheword.com
FACEBOOK - https://www.facebook.com/drumstheword

For 100's more video drum lessons just like this, including free drum lessons and free video drum lessons, please visit my website at www.DrumsTheWord.com.

Here you will find video drum lessons teaching you how to play the drums to entire songs, note for note. Also check out the load of free video drum lessons available from my website teaching you how to drum famous drum beats, fills and drum solos.

So if you want to play drums EXACTLY like your favourite drummer, then visit www.DrumsTheWord.com

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? Snare Drum Patterns (Part 1) ? Beginner Drum Lesson | Learn How To Play Drums

FREE DRUM NOTATION - https://www.drumstheword.com/how-play-drums-beginner-video-drum-lesson-snare-drum-patterns

VIDEO PART 2 - https://youtu.be/8GW1xWpkKRM

BEGINNER VIDEO DRUM PACK - https://www.drumstheword.com/beginner-video-drum-lessons-starter-new-learn-how-play-drums-easy-download-drum-pack

Watch 100s FULL-SONG Lessons! - https://www.drumstheword.com

This free video drum lesson is part 1 of a series teaching you how to play some more advanced snare drum patterns for the beginner drummer.

VIDEO BREAKDOWN:
0:13 - Intro
1:48 - Counting & Structure
5:53 - Snare Pattern A Explanation
7:29 - Snare Pattern A Demonstration
8:01 - Snare Pattern B Explanation
9:18 - Snare Pattern B Demonstration
9:49 - Snare Pattern C Explanation
13:23 - Snare Pattern C Demonstration
13:55 - Part 2 Link

WEBSITE - https://www.drumstheword.com
FACEBOOK - https://www.facebook.com/drumstheword

For 100's more video drum lessons just like this, including free drum lessons and free video drum lessons, pleas

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? Snare Drum Patterns (Part 2) ? Beginner Drum Lesson | Learn How To Play Drums

FREE DRUM NOTATION - https://www.drumstheword.com/how-play-drums-beginner-video-drum-lesson-snare-drum-patterns

VIDEO PART 1 - https://youtu.be/RNu0msBwvqg

BEGINNER VIDEO DRUM PACK - https://www.drumstheword.com/beginner-video-drum-lessons-starter-new-learn-how-play-drums-easy-download-drum-pack

WATCH 100s FULL-SONG LESSONS! - https://www.drumstheword.com

This free video drum lesson is part 2 of a series teaching you how to play some more advanced snare drum patterns for the beginner drummer.

VIDEO BREAKDOWN:
0:03 - Intro
0:15 - Snare Pattern D Explanation
2:18 - Snare Pattern D Demonstration
2:50 - Snare Pattern E Explanation
4:13 - Snare Pattern E Demonstration
4:45 - Snare Pattern F Explanation
7:28 - Snare Pattern F Demonstration
8:02 - Combining Patterns
10:45 - Varying Bass Drum
14:22 - Outro

WEBSITE - https://www.drumstheword.com
FACEBOOK - https://www.facebook.com/drumstheword

For 100's more video drum lessons just like this, including free drum lessons and free video dr

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? How To Read DRUM Music - Part 1 of 3 ? Free Video Drum Lesson (Drum Notation)

DOWNLOAD BEGINNER DRUM PACK - https://www.drumstheword.com/product/beginner-video-drum-lessons-starter-new-learn-how-play-drums-easy-download-drum-pack

WATCH 100s FULL-SONG DRUM LESSONS - https://www.drumstheword.com

This free video drum lesson teaches you how to read and understand the basics of music notation, specifically for the drums. Think of the possibilities if you were able to read drum music. All of the drum charts, sheet music, and drum notation in the world will open up to you!

Watch Video Lesson 1 HERE - https://youtu.be/dhVsbb61CpY
Watch Video Lesson 2 HERE - https://youtu.be/zVeym8LU0b0
Watch Video Lesson 3 HERE - https://youtu.be/I-jV7zmtCDM

Spanish Translation - https://www.drumstheword.com/how-read-music-notation-drum-drumming-spain-spanish-translation

VIDEO BREAKDOWN:
0:05 - Intro
0:25 - Music Bars & the Stave
1:21 - Beats of the Bar & the Time Signature
2:20 - Quarter Notes
4:00 - Note Heads, Stems & their Position on the Stave
5:54 - Reading a Bar of Music
7:1

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? How to Play the Bass Drum ? (Learn Bass Drum Pedal Techniques) - Free Video Drum Lesson

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In this free video drum lesson I teach you how to play the two most popular bass drum techniques used in the world today.

The "Heel Up" and the "Heel Down" bass drum pedal techniques.

Hopefully this video will help you to become more familiar with the bass drum, and the various techniques available to play it. Making the right choice of bass drum technique and developing it can open up whole new possibilities in your playing.

These bass drum techniques also happen to be two that I predominately use, which obviously made teaching this video a lot simpler for me :)

Having a strong bass drum foot technique separate the "groovers" from the "bashers" - so good luck!

VIDEO BREAKDOWN:
0:04 - Intro
2:06 - "Heel Down"
5:20 - "Heel Up" - Single Stroke
8:06 - "Heel Up" - Doub

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? How to Set Up a Drum Kit ? (Learn How to Assemble a Drum Set) - Free Video Drum Lesson

DOWNLOAD BEGINNER DRUM PACK - https://www.drumstheword.com/product/beginner-video-drum-lessons-starter-new-learn-how-play-drums-easy-download-drum-pack

WATCH 100s FULL-SONG DRUM LESSONS - https://www.drumstheword.com

In this free video drum lesson I show you how I set up my drum kit.

When you first start playing the drums it can be a compete mystery so this video will show you everything you need to know and consider when setting up a drum set, electric or acoustic.

I show you how to angle your drums and cymbals, what stool height works best, how high the hi-hat should be as well as setting the set up so that it can all be easily reached.

Hopefully after watching this video you will know what to do to get the set up that feels right for you.


VIDEO BREAKDOWN:
0:05 - Intro
2:14 - Hi-Hat, Bass Drum, Stool (Triangle)
4:06 - Stool Height
4:37 - Snare Drum Angle
5:11 - Stool Height Continued (Leg Angle)
6:02 - Hi-Hat Height
6:54 - Toms
7:10 - First Crash
7:47 - Medium and Floor Tom
8

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? How to Hold Drum Sticks ? (Learn Traditional & Matched Grip & Stick Technique) - Free Lesson

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For this free Beginner Video Drum Lesson I'm going to show you how to hold your drums sticks.

I explain a little of the history and differences between the two main stick grips in the world - the "Matched" grip and the "Traditional" grip.

This video drum lesson teaches you how to use the Matched Grip as this is by the far the most common grip and easiest to learn and master.

At the end of this video I also talk about various techniques used for striking the drums and cymbals whilst using this stick grip.

VIDEO BREAKDOWN:
0:05 - Intro
0:30 - Traditional Grip
2:17 - Matched Grip
7:40 - Striking the Drum
9:40 - Outro

WEBSITE - https://www.drumstheword.com
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For 100's more video drum lessons just like this, including free

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? Beginner Drum Fills ? (Learn How To Play Easy & Fun Drum Fills) - Free Video Drum Lesson

DOWNLOAD BEGINNER DRUM PACK - https://www.drumstheword.com/product/beginner-video-drum-lessons-starter-new-learn-how-play-drums-easy-download-drum-pack

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In this Beginner Video Drum Lesson I show you how to play 10 beginner drum fills that will get you moving around the drums in no time at all.

Some of these drum fills are very simple so it's really up to you to take them further by moving your hands over different drums.

You could also try combining different parts of the various fills with each other to create your own variations...there's really no limit to this!

You can DOWNLOAD the FULL Beginner Pack, which includes over 17 HOURS of beginner video content by clicking the link at the top.

Have fun and happy drumming to you!

VIDEO BREAKDOWN:
0:05 - Intro & Drum Fill Explanations
5:31 - Drum Fill 1D (Slow, Medium & Fast)
6:59 - Drum Fill 2D (Slow, Medium & Fast)
8:26 - Drum Fill 3D (Slow, Medium & Fast)
9:53 - Drum

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? How To Read DRUM Music - Part 2 of 3 ? Free Video Drum Lesson (Drum Notation)

DOWNLOAD BEGINNER DRUM PACK - https://www.drumstheword.com/product/beginner-video-drum-lessons-starter-new-learn-how-play-drums-easy-download-drum-pack

WATCH 100s FULL-SONG DRUM LESSONS - https://www.drumstheword.com

This is the second part in my "Learn How To Read Drum Music" series. In this lesson I talk about Thirty Second Notes, Half Notes, Whole Notes and Triplets.

Watch Video Lesson 1 HERE - https://youtu.be/dhVsbb61CpY
Watch Video Lesson 2 HERE - https://youtu.be/zVeym8LU0b0
Watch Video Lesson 3 HERE - https://youtu.be/I-jV7zmtCDM

Spanish Translation - https://www.drumstheword.com/how-read-music-notation-drum-drumming-spain-spanish-translation

VIDEO BREAKDOWN:
0:05 - Intro
0:37 - First Lesson Refresher
4:51 - Thirty Second Notes
6:39 - Thirty Second Note Examples
10:40 - Half Notes
11:11 - Whole Notes
12:40 - Eighth Note Triplets
18:00 - Eighth Note Triplet Examples
20:09 - Sixteenth Note Triplets
26:34 - Sixteenth Note Triplet Examples

WEBSITE - https://www.drumstheword.c

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? How To Read DRUM Music - Part 3 of 3 ? Free Video Drum Lesson (Drum Notation)

DOWNLOAD BEGINNER DRUM PACK - https://www.drumstheword.com/product/beginner-video-drum-lessons-starter-new-learn-how-play-drums-easy-download-drum-pack

WATCH 100s FULL-SONG DRUM LESSONS - https://www.drumstheword.com

This is the third part in my "Learn How To Read Drum Music" series. In this lesson I talk about Rests, Dotted Notes & Rests, and give you loads of musical examples using everything we've learnt so far.

Watch Video Lesson 1 HERE - https://youtu.be/dhVsbb61CpY
Watch Video Lesson 2 HERE - https://youtu.be/zVeym8LU0b0
Watch Video Lesson 3 HERE - https://youtu.be/I-jV7zmtCDM

Spanish Translation - https://www.drumstheword.com/how-read-music-notation-drum-drumming-spain-spanish-translation

VIDEO BREAKDOWN:
0:05 - Rests
8:29 - Dotted Notes & Rests
9:50 - Full Example 1
13:32 - Full Example 2
16:32 - Full Example 3
19:04 - Full Example 4
22:43 - Full Example 5
23:51 - Full Example 6
25:02 - Full Example 7
26:28 - Full Example 8
28:31 - Full Example 9
31:01 - Drum Beat Example

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How To Learn Songs On Drums - Teach Yourself - Free Video Drum Lesson

FREE PDF DOWNLOAD - https://www.drumstheword.com/learn-songs-on-drums

WATCH 100s FULL-SONG LESSONS - https://www.drumstheword.com

In this free video drum lesson, I want to teach you how I go about learning and transcribing songs for the drums. From beginner to advanced songs, there is a process that can be followed that will help you to quickly and easily memories full songs and drum performances.

In the video I take you from the basics of learning a song all the way to the details of learning the specific drum beats and fills. Along the way I give you plenty of tips and tricks to help you with the learning process.

You can download the free PDF script I used for this video by clicking here... https://www.drumstheword.com/learn-songs-on-drums

WEBSITE - https://www.drumstheword.com
FACEBOOK - https://www.facebook.com/drumstheword

For 100s more song based video drum lessons just like this please visit my website at www.DrumsTheWord.com.

Thanks for watching and happy drumming to yo

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