Drums Tutorial

Hand Technique Workshop

  2.4   (1)  - log in to review
30 Videos | Length: 2hr 38min 3sec
Own it Forever
$25 Download
Site All-Access Pass
$15 /month Get Your Pass

Chapter 1: Grip Variations & Wrist/Finger Control Exercises

  • image description

    Relaxed German Grip (6:27)


  • image description

    Fulcrum Variations & The Rebound Approach (5:57)


  • image description

    Grip Variations (8:18)


  • image description

    Single-Stroke Techniques (10:41)


  • image description

    Double-Stroke Techniques (7:13)


  • image description

    Single-Stroke Exercises Pt. 1 (7:36)


  • image description

    Single-Stroke Exercises Pt. 2 (4:39)


  • image description

    Double-Stroke Exercises (6:20)


Chapter 2: Facility Building Exercises for Singles & Doubles

  • image description

    Single & Double Exercises - Introduction (0:34)


  • image description

    Single-Stroke Exercises - 8th Note (5:59)


  • image description

    Single-Stroke Exercises - 8th & 16th Note (8:29)


  • image description

    Double-Stroke Exercises - 8th & 16th Note (7:25)


  • image description

    Inv Double-Stroke Exercises - 8th & 16th Note (7:41)


  • image description

    Single-Stroke Exercises - 8th Note Triplets (3:37)


  • image description

    Single-Stroke Exercises - 8th & 16th Note Triplets (6:05)


  • image description

    Double-Stroke Exercises - 8th & 16th Note Triplets (6:41)


  • image description

    Inv Double-Stroke Exercises - 8th & 16th Note Triplets (6:11)


Chapter 3: Technique Transitions & Subdivision Exercises

  • image description

    Technique Transitions - Introduction (2:09)


  • image description

    Transitions & Subdivision Exercises Explanation (5:35)


  • image description

    Subdivision Grid Single-Stroke (9:46)


  • image description

    Double-Stroke Transitions (3:01)


  • image description

    Transitions & Subdivision Exercise Recap (3:07)


Chapter 4: Advanced Technique & Control

  • image description

    Advanced Technique & Control - Introduction (1:26)


  • image description

    Static Single-Stroke Control (6:49)


  • image description

    Dynamic Single-Stroke Control (2:58)


  • image description

    Static Double-Stroke Control (3:52)


  • image description

    Dynamic Double-Stroke Control (2:36)


  • image description

    Static Inv Double-Stroke Control (4:10)


  • image description

    Dynamic Inv Double-Stroke Control (2:07)


  • image description

    Advanced Technique & Control Recap (0:34)


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”!


Why Users Choose Us

There are many things our users love about Groove3, but a couple always stand out at the top when asked why people choose us as their learning resource.

Quality Content

We meticulously craft professional quality tutorials that are thoughtful, informative and done with attention to detail. We stand behind our products with a 100% satisfaction guarantee and are trusted by 1000s of users every day.

Save Time & Money

Our library brings over 1500 hours of quality instruction to you fingertips and we release new content every week. Don't waste your valuable time scouring the web for information you may never find or is cumbersome to use and potentially can't be trusted.

jazzdrummer
Submitted 1 year ago

Disappointing

Probably a fine player. Way too much talking and if your are doing things with your hands, consider using a pad rather than a drum. I think really good educators do not teach from their perspective. They teach principles of (drums) movement. There is already a plethora of very good information for free on how to use your hands.

Ease of Use
 
 
 
 
 
Quality of Videos
 
 
 
 
 
Value of Training
 
 
 
 
 
Access to Videos
 
 
 
 
 

Luke Oswald Professional Drummer and Instructor

1. When did you start dabbling in music?
I've always had an interest in drumming from a young age and started playing in 6th grade when a family friend stored their drum set at my parents house for a summer. I started playing in church the next fall and have been playing ever since. No one had to tell me to practice, it was just something I loved to do. I just enjoyed everything that had to do with drumming.

2. What training have you had?
I studied piano at a young age, then played trumpet from elementary through middle school. I started drumming on my own at the age of 12, then switched to drumming as my main instrument in high school and went on to study in college along with Music Business. I've been teaching drums since college, both private instruction and drum clinics.

3. When did you get into recording?
When I was in middle school/high school, I was very interested in music technology. It was much different then, but I remember recording/sequencing song arrangements with music software and filming videos and editing in camera all the time. In and after college, I started learning about audio production when I was recording drums for the bands I was in.  In the late 2000's I stumbled upon drum sample technology, and that changed everything for me. I started really digging into the study of audio production, recording, mixing and mastering. I started studying video production around the same time as I knew I wanted to eventually film high quality drum videos while using this sample technology.

4. People you have worked with/for?
During my time in Nashville, I studied drums with Derico Watson (Victor Wooten), Jeff Bowders (Paul Gilbert), Will Denton (Steven Curtis Chapman, LeAnn Rimes), Marcus Finnie (Kirk Whalum, India Arie) and Raymond Massey (Pearl Drums). I've recorded drums on multiple albums produced by Sadson Music Group and have played on albums with artists such as George Clinton and Samantha Ware.

5. Why are you so good at training people?
To me, teaching is as inspiring as performing. When you teach, you're forced to understand the topic at a much deeper level.  I love the process of learning and improving, and to me teaching is just an extension of that process. I learn something new every time I teach anything, whether it be a drum lesson or a software tutorial. I also believe as artists we have a responsibility to pass on the knowledge that we've accumulated. You must take action and apply what you've learned to your own life, but that only goes so far.  If you can take what you've learned and share it with someone else, you're giving them the opportunity to take that knowledge, nurture it and allow it to influence their own lives. Eventually, they can pass that knowledge on to someone else, and the process keeps going. You never know the impact you can have on someone simply by sharing with them what you've learned.

Products by Luke

  • image description
    tutorial video

    Addictive Drums 2 Advanced Vol 1

    In volume one of this advanced video tutorial series, eDrum guru Luke Oswald explains a wide range of topics designed to make you a real master and addict, of XLN’s Addictive Drummer 2 virtual instrument plug-in!

  • image description
    tutorial video

    Addictive Drums 2 Advanced Vol 2

    In volume two of this advanced video tutorial series, eDrum guru Luke Oswald covers the finer nuances, more features and functions, as well as eye-opening tips and tricks for using XLN’s Addictive Drums 2 virtual instrument!

  • image description
    tutorial video

    Advanced Drumming Combinations & Patterns

    In this Drumstroke™ video tutorial series, drum guru Luke Oswald lays down the groove and shows you awesome drumming combinations and patterns that you can use to spice up your drumming or drum programming!

  • image description
    tutorial video

    Bass Drum Technique Workshop

    In this Drumstroke video tutorial series, drum guru Luke Oswald reveals the steps to take to build up bionic feet when playing your kit, including speed and endurance and the ability to play what’s in your head!

  • image description
    tutorial video

    Creating Drum Fills & Patterns

    In this Drumstroke#TM# video tutorial series, drum master Luke Oswald reveals how to create both basic and advanced drum fills and patterns, that you can apply to both real drums and programmed drums in your DAW!

You might be also interested in

In this Drumstroke™ video tutorial series, drum master Luke Oswald shows you how to build up insane speed and endurance for your hands and feet when you’re playing your kit, taking your chops to a whole new level.

In this Hal Leonard video series, double bass drum specialist Jeff Bowders shows you tips and techniques for getting the most out of your double bass drum playing.

The All-Access Pass gives you just that, instant online access to every single video tutorial currently on the site and any ones that get added during your membership.

This Hal Leonard instructional video series features drumming fitness expert Justin Spencer explaining and executing fundamental stretching and workout routines, specific to improving your drumming, so you can play better and longer, while avoiding injury.

Reason Guru Paul Ortiz shows you everything you need to know about the new Drum Sequencer player in Reason 10! Learn all about it and how to use it creatively when producing in Reason.

In this in-depth video series, SD3 wiz Luke Oswald gives you a comprehensive walk through of all the important new features found in the the Superior Drummer 3.1 update.

Take a lesson from a true rock legend! The late Levon Helm’s music reflected a cross-section of American roots music: Delta blues, country, rockabilly, R&B and, of course, the indelible music of The Band!

In this unique Hal Leonard video series, noted author, music therapist, and drum circle facilitator Christine Stevens takes you inside the drum circle phenomenon.

In this video tutorial series, Toontrack guru Luke Oswald shows how Superior Drummer 3 can be used as an all-inclusive, powerful, drum production tool. Learn how to create and produce a pro-level drum track and arrangement from start to finish, plus how to fine-tune your kit to fit the song, and mix it as well!

In this course, Josh Bess explains how to incorporate real drums into your electronic music, along with techniques to add natural feel and movement to your music creation and workflow. Josh demonstrates how to separate drum sounds recorded with a single microphone, how to warp multiple clips simultaneously, and other helpful techniques to apply to your own music creation.

Hand Technique Workshop is rated 2.4 out of 5 by 1 .
Rated 0.5 out of 5 by from Disappointing Probably a fine player. Way too much talking and if your are doing things with your hands, consider using a pad rather than a drum. I think really good educators do not teach from their perspective. They teach principles of (drums) movement. There is already a plethora of very good information for free on how to use your hands.
Date published: 2017-08-25
We use cookies to personalize content and ads, to provide social media features and to analyze our traffic. We also share information about your use of our site with our social media, advertising and analytics partners. By continuing to use this site you agree to the use of cookies. View Privacy Policy