This week's pad exercise is the last of the The Pad series and focuses on diddles.

This weekend is Halloween. It's only fitting that this week's pad exercise focuses on ghost strokes.

Quintuplets (groups of 5 notes) can be tough to evenly space in a beat. This exercise focuses on the 5s.

This week's The Pad exercise takes the sticks to two surfaces.

This week, we're tackling the flam. Here are some fun flam exercises to build your flam chops.

Our 5th The Pad Exercise concentrates on syncopation. Appreciate those Es and Ahs!

The fourth edition of our The Pad exercises focuses on accenting while using alternating sticking.

Being the third edition of our The Pad exercises, I see it only fitting to focus on the threes this week -- Triplets!

The second of our series of Practice Pad Exercises, this pad workout focuses on double strokes.

The first of a series of Practice Pad exercises designed to build speed, control and coordination when you're away from the kit. Get down to the basics!

This lesson PDF accompanies Alex Ribchester's video drum lesson teaching some great sixteenth-note triplet exercises for the kit.

Lesson 3 of Patrick's Stick Control applications for the drum set.

The second lesson of the stick control applications, this week's exercise explores #24 from the famous Stick Control book.

This week, Patrick takes exercises from the ubiquitous Stick Control drum book and moves them around the kit. This lesson focuses on sticking #24.

In this week's exercise, Patrick lays out some diagonal left-hand/right-foot vs right-hand/left-foot coordination exercises. Free your limbs!


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