Level One - Step Two

Time to pick up some lumber!

Now that you have completed Step One and have a strong understanding of feet and tempo, it is time to pick up some sticks.

Click on the Drumline Technique graphic to the right and look for your instruments grip.

SNARES pg 6 to 18

QUADS pg 26 to 41

BASS pg 42 to 53


Don't just look once... fully understand everything for your instrument well enough to teach it confidently!

Now let's put that lumber in motion!

Snare, Quad and Rhythm Toms here are the videos for your first stroke.

Free Stroke aka Legato Stroke

Video 1

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Video 2

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Video 3

Video 4

Video 5

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Let's put your knowledge to work!

The 1st exercise is 8 on a hand. Please take everything you have learned so far and put it to work for you.

Here is the sheet music for 8 on a Hand. Only play letter "A" and keep repeating until a member of the Educational Team instructs you to do so.

When playing along with the tracks make sure you are standing up and marking time. Very important to also need going over the check list on the right.

Be able to play every tempo at all dynamic heights.





90 bpm - Eight on a Hand
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100 bpm - Eight on a Hand
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110 bpm - Eight on a Hand
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Eight on a Hand Information and

Check List

120 bpm - Eight on a Hand
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130 bpm - Eight on a Hand
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140 bpm - Eight on a Hand
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Evaluation  for Level One - Step Two

Printable Level One -Step Two

Tracking Sheet

Printable Level One -Step Two

Evaluation Sheet