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How To Teach Drums by Claire Brock

In How to Teach Drums, Claire Brock guides you through all the different areas needed not only to get started, but to set you on the path to becoming an excellent drum teacher. As well as helping you to decide for yourself what you want to teach and ...

Drumsense News ... 

Lloyd Ryan and Colin Woolway Face to Face 02 Jul 2014
These two renowned drummers and educators are holding a join drum clinic at The Hideaway, 2 Empire Mews, Streatham, London SW16 2ED on Thursday 10th July from 7:30pm to 10:30 pm.

Tickets are 15 from Rockbottom music store on 020 8680 1042 or email

Mel Gaynor Drum Clinic 02 May 2014
Drumsense is co-promoting a drum clinic to be given by Mel Gaynor (Simple Miinds, Robert Palmer), supported by Drumsense founder Colin Woolway.

The event will be held at Hideaway, 2 Empire Mews, Streatham, London SW16 2ED on Thurs 15th May 7:30pm - 10:30pm. Tickets are 15 - call 020 8680 1042 to book your place.

Mel is also giving 121 lessons at Drumsense HQ in Croydon on 15th and 16th May. Call Lee on 020 8680 1042 to book a lesson.

Masterclass in Swindon 20 Feb 2014
Holmes Music in Swindon are hosting a drum workshop on Mon 17th March 2014 - doors open 6:45pm. The workshop will feature a masterclass from Colin Woolway, founder of Drumsense. Tickets are 10 / 5 students.

To book a place or for more details contact Holmes Music 01793 526393 or Drumsense tutor Rob Cooper 07970 012241.

Holmes Music are at Faringdon Road, Swindon, SN1 5AR.

New product in webshop 06 Dec 2013
We have added a new book to our webshop which is a great read for those thinking about teaching drums, or already teaching and in need of new inspiration.

It's called "How To Teach Drums" by Claire Brock - click here to see the details in our webshop.

Drumsense Day at Foote's of London 29 Oct 2013
The venerable Foote's of London music store are hosting a Drumsense Day on 31st October 2013. The day includes private one-to-one lessons with Colin Woolway from 10am, a masterclass with Colin at 5:15pm, and a teachers seminar at 6:30pm.

To book any of these sessions, call 020 7323 2213 or email

Colin Woolway Teaching in Stockport 23 May 2013
Steve White is pleased to announce that Colin Woolway will be giving one-to-one drum lessons at Steve's studio at KD Custom Drums, 24 Lower Hillgate, Stockport SK1 1JE on June 27 (1pm - 9pm) and June 28 (10am - 7pm) 2013.

Colin's specialist subjects include The Drumsense 8 bar pattern, modern rudiments and drum kit application, Latin, soloing, twin pedal, techniques old and new, and phrasing. Contact Colin to book a lesson.

Welcome to Drumsense UK!

Drumsense is a drum tuition programme which uses a proven method based on books and playalong material by contemporary players and teachers.

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Colin Woolway teaches drums in West Croydon, at the BRIT school, and at Drumbeat in Newport, Wales. Click here for more details.

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Featured Tutor

This week's featured tutor ... 

Martin Mees (UK)

Martin Mees

I started playing the drums at the age of 13 and since then have played and recorded with a very wide spectrum of musicians, covering everything from punk, through prog-rock and metal to drum 'n' bass and jazz. Before I took lessons I felt that I had "hit a brick wall" with my playing - I couldn't work out how to play what I wanted. I studied under Paul Cleaver for a number of years and through lots of study and practice of the rudiments and techniques and mentoring from Paul, I was able to understand how to play what I was hearing in my "mind's ear". Consequently I became a much more expressive, versatile and therefore sought-after drummer. I firmly believe that taking lessons from a good tutor is vital in becoming the musician you want to be and more!

Earlier this year I joined the Drumsense roster of tutors. Drumsense is a worldwide-proven learning programme which is structured, logical and also fun. I also hope that I can act as a mentor to my students and pass on some of my experience and tips that aren't necessarily included in the books.

I teach in the Bridgwater and Taunton areas. If you have your own kit I can travel to you, I can also give lessons at my home on my Yamaha DTX530 electronic kit or at a local rehearsal studio (for a small extra charge) on my Yamaha Maple Custom acoustic kit.

My teaching rates are extremely competative and, as an introductory special to my new students, I am offering a FREE evaluation session!

Feel free to check out my webpage (, 'Like' my Facebook page (, send me an email or ring/text my mobile for any further details.

Happy Drumming!


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