Very short blog post today. Does sight reading have to have so many rules? Do we have to play something right off the bat without seeing it for the first … Continue reading Sight Reading
DRUMMERS! Why would you subject yourselves to the curriculums of the stupid Mom and Pop (claim to be) so-called music schools, when you can start your own teaching business from … Continue reading Mom & Pop, Brick and Mortar Drum Lessons? Why?
The days of starting on a drum pad for the first 6 months are gone. It is ESSENTIAL that you get students playing on the drum set on the FIRST … Continue reading Hybrid Drum Lessons
These days people are so concerned about talent. Most times people talk themselves out of doing things they want because they don’t have everything figured out. But it’s the DESIRE … Continue reading Do you have to be talented to play Drums?
The natural common tendency of people is to wait when it comes to a music career. But did you know you can make opportunities in your favor? The way you … Continue reading Grow Your Drumming Career: Making The Opportunities
Here’s how I start the Introduction in my Hardcore Classes: “Welcome to the Hardcore Drummers Academy, where we teach our students how to obtain work in the drumming field. Most … Continue reading Inside Hardcore Drummers Academy
Hey folks! short blog today. The question isn’t “can I play drums or not, it’s about your goals and mindset. Society will tell you that you CAN’T. Well they CAN’T … Continue reading It’s Not A Question Of Playing Drums or Not, It’s About Your Mindset
These days it’s easier to reach students all over the world through Social Media platforms and Streaming Platforms. It’s not a question of good or bad when it comes to … Continue reading Learning Drums Online or In-Studio – Which Is Best?
First let’s start by saying HDA is not for everyone. But it is for drummers who are serious about starting a career in playing drums. We’re going to go into … Continue reading Classes at the Hardcore Drummers Academy
Ego can be left at the door. But Self Esteem and Confidence is the key to a great drummer. For example, a drummer with Self Esteem will go out into … Continue reading Confidence or Excuses as a Working Drummer
With the internet these days, there’s so much opportunity to promote ourselves as drummers. It will take time as everything does. Look at it from the view point of growing … Continue reading Making a name for yourself as a drummer
Preparation This is something I’ve said before and I drill into my students. Preparation is the key that unlocks the door so to speak. It’s the nail in the coffin … Continue reading Traits Drummers Should Have For Success