Mark Wessels' A Fresh Approach to the Snare Drum Video Lessons
     Lesson ELEVEN

In this lesson, you'll learn the double bounce, counting quarter note rolls in quarter and 8 time signatures, the double and triple paradiddle.

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 1. Double Bounces 2. Counting Quarter Note Rolls
3. Double Paradiddle, Rudimental Etude  
 

 

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1. Double Bounces
2. Counting Quarter Note Rolls
3. Double Paradiddle, Rudimental Etude

To master this lesson, you must:

At 90 bpm and 130 bpm, practice the "8 on a hand" exercise everyday (at least 30 seconds at each tempo)

At 100 bpm, practice the Single Stroke Roll and "16th Note Timing" exercise everyday for at least 30 seconds

At 75 bpm, practice the Single Stroke 4 and Single Stroke 7 RUDIMENTS everyday for at least 30 seconds

At 110 bpm, practice the double stroke RUDIMENTS and "Isolated Double Stroke" exercise everyday for at least 30 seconds
    (Rudiment combination exercise: 5/9/13/double stroke roll)

At 142 bpm, practice the multiple bounce roll, "Bucks in Three", "Alternating Accent" exercise and Single, Double and Triple Paradiddle everyday for at least 30 seconds

At 100 bpm, practice the flam rudiments everyday for at least 30 seconds
    (Rudiments: Alternating Flam, Flam Tap, Flam Paradiddle)

Practice the "Extended Doubles" exercise (no sticks, hands on leg) for 1 minute – as fast and as loud as possible!

Perfectly play the quarter note Playing Exercises 1-8 and Rudimental Etude #10.

These lessons are excerpted from Mark Wessels' book, A Fresh Approach to the Snare Drum, the most comprehensive method available that simultaneously provides instruction for rhythm reading, technique fundamentals, rudimental training, coordination and musicianship necessary for today's well rounded percussionist!

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