Chapter 1 : Grip Variations & Wrist/Finger Control Exercises
Luke teaches you all the important basics to drumming such as basic hand grips and their variations, single-stroke and double-stroke techniques and exercises.
Luke explains the difference between the German grip and the French Timpani grip, and demonstrates how to use a modified "Relaxed German Grip".
Learn all about how to use additional grip variations.
Discover single-stroke exercises that are designed to work on technique and build control.
See double-stroke exercises that are designed to work on technique and build control.
Watch more single-stroke exercises demonstrated at 100bpm.
Learn additional single-stroke exercises demonstrated at 120bpm.
Luke wraps it up with double-stroke exercises demonstrated at 100-120bpm.
Chapter 2 : Facility Building Exercises for Singles & Doubles
Learn how to build control and endurance for single-strokes and double-strokes.
Build a solid drumming foundation with single-stroke exercises based on 8th notes.
Learn additional facility building single-stroke exercises based on 8th notes and 16th notes.
Continue to build your drumming foundation with double-stroke exercises based on 8th notes and 16th notes.
Discover how inverted double-stroke exercises based on 8th notes and 16th notes can take your chops further.
Luke demonstrates single-stroke exercises based on 8th note triplets for more drumming vocabulary.
Learn more single-stroke exercises based on 8th note and 16th note triplets.
Get a dose of double-stroke exercises based on 8th note and 16th note triplets.
See how inverted double-stroke exercises based on 8th note and 16th note triplets add more ammo to your drumming chops arsenal.
Chapter 3 : Technique Transitions & Subdivision Exercises
Luke explains his approach to technique transitions and explains why it's important to work on a variety of techniques.
Learn how to transition between techniques with seamless effort while playing single-strokes and double-strokes.
Explore a series of single-stroke exercises using the Subdivision Grid as a guide for the rhythmic variations and transition point.
Luke serves up some double-stroke exercises using the Subdivision Grid while transitioning between wrist and fingers.
Discover additional double-stroke exercises that focus on the transition between wrist and fingers that build precise control.
Chapter 4 : Advanced Technique & Control
Luke continues his discussion of technique transitions and provides a series of "advanced" technique transition exercises.
Explore a series of single-stroke exercises with a static rhythm designed to develop the technique transition concept.
Discover additional single-stroke exercises where the rhythmic rate changes dynamically.
Luke now reveals double-stroke exercises utilizing a static rhythmic.
Learn additional double-stroke exercises where the rhythmic rate changes.
Inverted double-stroke exercises are now shown that focus on technique transitions while using a fixed rhythm.
Additional inverted double-stroke exercises with a changing rhythmic rate.
Luke recaps the Advanced Technique & Control lessons.
The first Drumstroke tutorial series is here! Drum guru Luke Oswald starts at the beginning and teaches you the all-important basics to drumming such as Hand Grips and their variations, Single and Double-Stroke Techniques, exercises that will improve your drumming technique and build strength and speed.
Luke begins by explaining the difference between the German grip and the French Timpani grip, as well as showing you the modified “Relaxed German Grip.” That leads to a demonstration of the Fulcrum Point within your grip and a discussion of the Rebound Approach.
With those basics covered, Luke dives right into teaching you important Single and Double-Stroke techniques as well as specific exercises for each.
If you’re a beginning drummer who wants to start off with good habits, or you’ve been drumming for a while and want to revisit proper technique to build even more strength and speed in your drumming, don’t miss the first Drumstroke series “Hand Technique Workshop”!
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