Play more complex fills. Continue to play the "1 + 2 +" as you did above. Now pick a couple subdivisions of the beat as written out between the brackets above for the "3" beat and the "4" beat" such as "[3 trip let] [4 e + a} play note while counting out loud and use all limbs at the same time as you did above. Now pick other subdivisions for the "3" and 4" beat you can go "[3 +] " or "[3 +] [4 trip let]" or "[3 e + a] [4 +]" or whatever. Is it starting to get easier yet?
learn to play the drums -If you know how to read drum notes for beginners, you’ll find it much easier to play certain beats on the drums. Your drum playing will also be much coordinated once you get to know about reading the drum notes. In learning about drum notes for beginners, the first thing you need is to know about the different signs and symbols in a music sheet. The first symbol you need to learn is the staff. The drum music is written on 5 lines, also known as staff.
Learn your snare drum rudiments. The basic "single" stroke and a "double" stroke are absolutely essential to developing your limb independence and drum complexity. If you strike the drum with one beat from each alternating hand, you have a single stroke pattern. However, if you strike the drum with one downward movement from each alternating hand and let the stick bounce on each alternating stroke to get two hits per stroke, you have a double stroke pattern.
Image titled Play Drums Step 1 Learning Rhythm: Drummers are in high demand. One of the most popular instruments in the world, the basic drum techniques and skills can be learnt in an afternoon, but can take months or years of practice and dedication to master. With time and practice habits, you can learn rhythm and fundamentals, eventually working more complex rhythms and patterns into your drumming. See Step 1 for more information.