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Drum Workshop 101

Learn the drums in less than a month

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Have you ever wanted to play the drums? Start today with the best course available for beginners. In just one short month, I'm going to teach you how to play the drums, how to practice, how to properly hold your sticks, how to properly hit the drums, and probably most importantly -- how to keep time.

If you've never read music, no problem. We are going to work together and I promise -- you're going to come out on the other side ready to play with other musicians. It's going to be awesome, but it's going to take practice and I'll be right there with you, cheering you on. I'll be with you every step of the way, and you are going to finish this course with a confidence behind the drums that you never thought you had.

We will start day 1 by getting comfortable at your drum set. Everything needs to be within reach. You shouldn't have to reach too far to hit that cymbal or those toms. We are going to get your metronome out and start playing right away. And you're going to finish day 1 by playing a good, solid, steady beat.

Course timeline

You can sign up for this course NOW! You can work through it at your own pace, but if you do one lesson per week you should be able to complete it in less than a month.

What to expect after you register

This course includes 8 video lessons that will each take about a half hour to work through. After you sign up, you can start on lesson 1 TODAY!

In order to make this worthwhile, you will be required to practice every day during the course of these lessons. (There’s no other way to improve than by practice!)

What do I need?

All you need are 3 things that you probably already have:

- a drum set
- an internet device (tablet/computer/phone)
- headphones


Your Instructor


Ian Hall
Ian Hall

I started playing the drums in grade 6. My dad saw something in me and somehow managed to borrow a drum set from a friend of his for a month. I fell in love with the drums and immediately started playing in my parent’s garage band. (Yes, a literal garage band.) It was a folk/country band called “Cross Country”. (I actually think they still exist in some form or fashion in central Alberta today.)

Very soon after playing on that borrowed kit, my dad picked up a good quality kit for me from Long & McQuade in Edmonton. And believe it or not, this is the same kit I use today, although it looks nothing like it did 30 years ago. I’ve re-finished the toms and kick; I now use an Omar Hakim snare; I use Paiste cymbals; and the hardware has all been updated.

I’ve spent time on the road with different bands, I’ve spent time in different recording studios across Canada and the US, and I own a recording studio just outside of Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. And not to mention, I’ve spent years teaching drums one on one.


Class Curriculum


  Lesson 1 - Let's Start!
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  Lesson 2 - The Money Beat
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  Lesson 3 - Let's Open Things Up
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  Lesson 4 - Always Use a Metronome!
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  Lesson 5 - Stay in Time with Paradiddles
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  Lesson 6 - Let's Ride the Time
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  Lesson 7 - Getting Tricky with 16th Notes
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  Lesson 8 - The Rim Shot
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Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
This course starts as soon as you sign up. It consists of 8 video lessons that should be watched twice weekly. If you practice well, you should be able to finish this course in less than one month.
How long do I have access to the course?
After enrolling, you have access to this course for one year - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
I would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact me in the first 30 days and I will give you a full refund.

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