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You Asked, We Delivered – Merry Christmas!

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Well, it’s been a huge year at! We have completely redesigned the website to make it faster, more user friendly, and easier on the eyes. We have grown our user base, welcoming more people into the family, and we have added a huge amount of great new content for you – our users. […]


Educator/Clinician of the Year

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It is a great honour to be able to announce that Bill has been nominated for Educator/Clincian of the year in the 2016 Modern Drummer Readers’ Poll. Bill is in some truly amazing company – some other great drummers nominated as part of the poll (across numerous categories) include Vic Firth, Jojo Mayer, Benny Grebb, […]


Drumworkout 3.0

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We are incredibly excited to be able to bring you a brand new and completely refreshed version of! Cam has spent some serious hours behind the scenes re-designing the whole site from the ground up to make it faster, more user friendly, and more compatible with mobile and tablet devices. You will now find that no […]

Technique, Velocity and the Kitchen Spoon

Velocity, Drumsticks, and the Kitchen Spoon

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In this lesson, Bill will demonstrate the different velocities garnered by each (using a kitchen spoon!?) and discuss how to play with more power and the pitfalls to avoid. Awareness of the differing approaches will also help you in evening out your hands.

Stick Heights Velocity Double stops

Stick Heights, Velocity and Double Stops

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This week, we look at stick heights, velocity and double stops. In this lesson, Bill will get into some deep thoughts about the fallibility of stick heights based on the velocity variables. He’ll also show how using double stops with perfectly matching stick heights and velocity will make a huge difference in evening out your […]

Not Quite Matched

Not Quite Matched Grip

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In this lesson, we look at some common problems with matched grip that’s not quite matched. In this lesson, Bill will uncover a common cause to the left hand being so much weaker–a matched grip isn’t really matched! The right tends to be more American to French grip and the left more German (which is […]

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Playing Big, Not Hard

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Play big, not hard. So you want power? I’m all into power, but not the kind that leads to stiffness, pain and sadness. This lesson looks at the best way to create a big sound without the sadness.


Rimshots – Tuning and Technique

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Hitting consistent rimshots can be a challenge, a quieter rimshots even more so since there’s less inertia to push the head down & “bottom out” just right to the rim. Aside from snare drum height and angle, there’s a lot to be said for setting up the drum itself in a way that’s conducive to […]


Thanks, and Merry Christmas!

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Well, it has been a massie year for! We have welcomed heaps of new subscribers to the site, partnered with some of the biggest names in drumming to help more people get access to this amazing resource, and have redeveloped almost every aspect of the site. From a new mobile friendly layout, right through […]


Marching Band Ensemble Technique

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We have something a little bit different for you all this time. Bill decided to touch on the subject of ensemble techniques for all of you marching band & drumcorps folks. It’s a fantastically mis-understood can of worms and hopefully this little video here will help to lift the cloak of mystery off of it. […]