“If you’re seeking serious practice, Rich Stitzel’s DrumMantra courses and books are for you. You’ll gain the focus and concentration needed for any gig and other life areas. You’ll also gain a greater command of reading, technique, coordination, relaxation, and breathing. Rich’s method is a literal drum meditation practice that teaches you the journey's importance, not just the destination. I’ve practiced his method and can’t recommend it enough.”
Author, World Jazz Drumming
Arturo Sandoval, Boston Pops, Berklee College of Music
8x Grammy Winner
Rich Stitzel, Creator of the DrumMantra Practice System, shares his method for sharpening your concept of time, fine-tuning your accuracy, improving your pulse awareness, enhancing your knowledge of time...
Time. It's something a drummer obsesses over almost more than anything.
How do you go deeper with your concept of time? How do you begin to understand the finer details of subdivisions?
Don't just watch the video. Try this exercise out for yourself.
The Moving Click exercise will quickly reveal any weakness in your understanding of accent & pulse permutations. The exercise will increase your ability to detect time fluctuations almost immediately and fix them. (It will also help to develop patience and concentration.)