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How to Play Drums: Intro to Drum Pads This video tutorial is a general overview of basic drumming equipment. In this first lesson, Jim reviews basic equipment used by drummers, what to look for in equipment, why different drummers use different types of sticks, which sticks are appropriate for which types of drums, the use of a practice pad, etc. This is a fantastic primer for someone who is completely new to drumming and looking to get started. This lesson is excerpted from a broader course available from The Begin Drumming course is a 100% comprehensive drumming course which takes you from absolute beginner to expert soloist without any gimmicky short cuts! Through a combination of video and written lessons, the course will teach you proper technique as well as how to read drum music.
Length: 01:27


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