Learning drums is fun. If you have a desire to learn drums but do not know where to begin, you may find some of these learning resources useful. Taking drum lessons with an experienced drum instructor is the best way to learn drums.

Contact Jamison about drum lessons in Sheboygan, Wisconsin. All ages and abilities are welcome.

Drum Teacher - Jamison Stokdyk


Gifts for Drummers
How To Learn Drum Beats
Counting Awareness: Learning to Feel the Music
Improve as a Drummer by Playing in a Band
Tips to Practice Drums - Maximize Practice Time
Reasons to Take Drum Lessons
The Best Way to Learn Drums
What Do I Need to Learn Drums?
Which Drums Can I Learn
Protect Your Hearing
I'm In The School Band - Should I Take Private Lessons?
Why School Band Might Not Challenge Ambitious Drummers
Recommended Listening
Write Drum Music
Use Drum Set to Practice Timpani
Recommended Drum Equipment
Studio Policy
Teaching Philosophy
Drum Teachers in Sheboygan
Summer Drum Lessons
Drum Rental
Drum Lessons FAQ

Upcoming Articles

Soundproofing for Drum Set
Which Brands To Consider

  • Drum Set
  • Snare Drum
  • Cymbals
  • Drumsticks
  • Hand Drums
  • Percussion
  • Ear Protection

Which Brands To Avoid
New or Used Drum Set?
How To Practice

  • Practice
  • Rehearse
  • Perform

Develop Your Own Style of Drumming
At What Age Can Students Learn Drums?
Drum Tuning
Drum Stick Selection
Drum Set Selection
Drum Head Selection
Cymbal Selection
Drum Setup

  • Drum Set
  • Snare Drum Nomenclature
  • Hi-Hat Nomenclature
  • Cymbal Nomenclature
  • Pedal Nomenclature
  • Use Drum Set to Practice Timpani

Rudiments are patterns that have become considered essential. Rudiments are made up of three things:

  1. Rhythm:
  2. Sticking:
  3. Accent:

Counting Basics
Time Signatures
Visual Resources
What Is Notation?
Rhythm Quiz
What to expect:

  • Private Lessons
  • School Band
  • Rock Bands
  • Jazz Bands
  • Orchestra

Stage Fright
Percussion Instruments

  • list
  • families
  • most common


  • Grip
  • Stroke
  • Flam
  • Triplets
  • Rolls
  • Demystify the Time Signature
  • Understanding Dotted Notes