Almost 2500 Pages
Level 1 is an interactive encyclopedia of drum lessons for all students of rhythm and drumming
Level 1 is the perfect resource for drummers who are serious about their craft.
The volume may seem daunting at first. But we've divided them into 8 parts to create a clear distinction.
Meet your new Swiss Army Knive.
Intermediate Online Drum Lessons
By connecting all the rhythmic dots with its over 20000 hyperlinks, our Level 1 book provides structure and perspective like no other book can. But you might need (visual) guidance, tutorials on how to combine certain things, and motivation.
This is exactly what we're building for you. Level 1 is the complete guide which will always let you know where you are. The Online Drum Lessons further clarify and develop this into practical applications.
This will be an ever growing resource of motivation and inspiration. Please bear with us, as we try to implement all of this a.s.a.p.
Enjoy the Skillz MIDI player
MIDI loops play continuously for as long as you want them to. And you control the tempo and the volume of the individual tracks.
Practice doesn't make perfect. PERFECT practice makes perfect! For a beginning drummer there really is no better practice tool.
All time feels are represented in MIDI. You'll hear exactly what you need to play. More importantly, now you'll hear exactly how you need to play it.
Everything is Rudiments
We divided rudiments into categories for you. No, not the standard 40. Well those to. But besides these we have a few other ones as well.
- Additions and Variations
- Rudiments on the Drums
- Drum set Rudiments
And there are a few more categories on the way.
The Standard 40 Rudiments are perfect to get you started on the drums. But we'll take it a bit further and show you exactly how to efficiently practice rudiments in all categories.
These are some specifical Frequently Asked Questions about Level 1. If you have a question about something else please refer to our main FAQ section where all are bundled.
What is Level 1?
Level 1 is an encyclopedia of drum lessons, rhythmic theory and systems to implement this. Level 1 provides the user with a bird’s eye view only very advanced students of rhythm would normally have.
How should I study from Level 1?
1. Left to Right (Chapters/Time feels)
2. Top to bottom (Paragraphs/Subjects)
3. Front to back (Parts/Grooves, Fills, Tips etc.)
Should I play every exercise in Level 1?
Should I start using parts C and S right away?
Why are there so many holes in the index of part A?
Do I need to be able to read music?
I feel overwhelmed by the sheer magnitude of Level 1. What should I do?
Or book private lessons here.
Should I play everything chronologically?
Can I try before I buy?
Why are there even more holes in the index of part M?
What the pros of the pros say
This is what the teachers of the best drummers of today have to say about Level 1