Understanding Tempo and Handling

An entry level path to understanding the natural handling logic in djembe with regards to beats and pulses. This module is especially useful for anyone attempting drumming for the first time.

Strengths:

Knowledge and Technique Perform Improvisation and Arrangement Leadership and Mentorship Teach

What you will learn

    • Solo Level 1
      Solo Level 1:
        Present 2 solo pieces by sight-reading: 1 piece with background music. 1 piece without background music at given tempo
      , Level 2
      Solo Level 2:
        Present 3 solo pieces by sight-reading: 1 piece with background music. 2 pieces without background music at given tempo

What you get

  • Interact with TTMDA teacher
  • Lifetime access to web videos
  • Online assignments
  • Video and audio demos in-app
  • Learn at your own pace anywhere in the world

Requirements

None!

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Lesson Plan

  • Lesson1

    Establishing foundational handling for beats on count and off count: Practice 1A and 1B of solo curriculum book.

  • Lesson2

    Developing foundational handling for beats on count and off count: Practice 2A, 2B and 2C of solo curriculum book.

How it works

  • Teacher assigned

    A TTMDA teacher will be assigned to you, who will be guiding you throughout the learning process.

  • Virtual classroom

    A classroom code will be set up and sent to you before class begins. Get the app and join the virtual classroom to begin interactive learning with other students.

  • Online assignments

    Video and audio demonstrations will be provided via the learning app, together with online assignments (text and video-based) and quizzes.

  • Module achieved

    Complete all the above at quality levels and achievement unlocked!

Earn your certificate

This module is part of the curriculum for the following certificates:

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