This tutorial has fun, practical exercises to help you keep a steady beat. It’s very interactive so join in and have a go! I also have some advice for how to go about trying these exercises at home so you can build your skills gradually and progressively.

0:17 Why we need to be able to keep a steady beat
2:10 Explanation of upcoming practical exercises
3:07 First Exercise – at a quick speed
4:01 Discussion of first exercise and introduction to second exercise
4:51 Second Exercise – at a slow speed
5:56 Introduction to third exercise
6:56 Third Exercise – continuing to tap original beat while different music is playing
8:01 Discussion of third exercise
8:46 Exercises you can try at home – your homework!
10:20 Closing summary

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