Level 1

  • Learn how to play a Paradiddle
  • Learn how to hit 4 strokes on each drum in under 5 seconds
  • Be able to count your 2x table in under 10 seconds (Up to 20)
  • Learn how to play a 4 beat
  • Learn how to play an 8 beat
  • Learn how to make the number 47 using 4 different variations on the drums
  • Be able to continuously play single stroke roles at speed for 10 seconds
  • Be able to distinguish the difference between a single stroke roll, 5 stroke roll & Paradiddle
  • Be able to answer what’s: 2X4, 5X2, 25-18 in under 10 seconds
  • Understand the difference between a verse, chorus and a bridge
  • Know what 8-4 is and give two examples of this answer by using the numbers on the drums
  • Complete one song (4-week challenge)
  • Earn 500,000 points

Level 2

  • Be able to continuously play a Paradiddle (4 times)
  • Know the difference between a left and right hand 5 stroke roll
  • Be able to count your 4 times table in 15 seconds
  • Know what: 8 divided by 4, 12 divided by 3 and 18-9 is
  • Know all the different names of the drum kit
  • Learn how to play a 16 beat
  • Be able to say the definition of a square root and give one example
  • Learn how to play an 8 beat to a song
  • Know how to make 67 using every part of the drum kit (Including kick)
  • Be able to say your 2x table backwards in 10 seconds (From 20)
  • Know what an accent is
  • Know what an accent is and be able to implement one into your playing
  • Have completed two full songs (2X 4-week projects)
  • Earn 1,000,000 points

Level 3

  • Understand what a square root is and be able to answer what’s the square root of: 9, 16, 25, 49
  • Know how to count their 5x table in 10 seconds (Up to 50)
  • Be able to play a 16 beat and answer a math question at the same time without stopping
  • Understand and be able to pick out various song structures of different songs (E.g. Verse, chorus, bridge)
  • Know what a triplet is and be able to demonstrate it on the MULTIPLY-MUSIC drum kit
  • Be able to complete the speed challenge (4 on each drum) in under 2 seconds
  • Know where a snare and kick drum appears on the stave
  • Know what; 8 divided by 4, 49 divided by 7 and 94 – 61 is
  • Know what the definition of division is
  • Be able to play a 16 beat and then create and play their very own drum fill after
  • Know and be able to play an ghost note and incorporate this technique into your playing
  • Be able to create play a 16 beat and then play a drum fill that adds up to 27
  • To earn 1,500,000 points
  • Completed 3 whole songs (3X 4-week projects)

Level 4

  • Be able to teach the whole class a new drum beat that they’ve created
  • Understand and be able to tell the difference between a 5 stroke, 6 stroke and Paradiddle and then be able to play them all consecutively after each other
  • Know what the square root of 9, 16, 25, 49, 64, 81, 121 is
  • Be able to say your 6 times table in under 12 seconds (Up to 60)
  • Know what: 2X2, 3X3, 4X4, 5X5, 6X6, 7X7, 8X8, 9X9, 10X10, 11,11 and 12X12 is
  • Know where the kick drum, snare and hi-hat are found on the stave
  • Be able to play perform a linear drum fill using all parts of the drum kit
  • Be able to perform a drum fill that equals 47 and create 3 sums that use divide, multiplication and subtraction to equal 47
  • Understand and know how to play a flam
  • Be able to delegate jobs rolls in a live playing situation
  • Implement a roll, flam, accent and ghost note into a beat that you’ve created
  • Earn 2,000,000 points
  • Have completed 4 songs (4X 4-week projects)

Level 5

  • Understand the difference between a quarter, 8th, 16th and 32nd note on the stave
  • Write your own drum beat on the stave and be able play it
  • Create your own mathematical sum and teach all students in the class how to play this sum through the drums
  • Play a bridge in a song and successfully use accents and ghost notes to improve playing and overall sound
  • Be able to say your 7x table correctly (Up to 70)
  • Learn how to play a 32 beat and play a linear fill after
  • Be able to play the drums and answer various math questions at the same time without stopping the drum beat at any time (15 seconds challenge)
  • Be able to seamlessly change between a 4, 8, 16 and 32 beats on command
  • To have successfully taught your elected team how to play their assignment tasks 3 times
  • To have gone home and learnt how to play a song on the MULTIPLY-MUSIC drums
  • To have earn 2,500,000 points
  • To have learnt 5 songs (5x 4-week projects)

Level 6

  • To have learnt and played 12 online HWDRUMS tuition skill set videos
  • To know your 8x, 9x and 6x table (Up to 10x for each value)
  • Correctly completed a half-finished drum beat written on the stave by using the correct time values for each note
  • Be able to complete the speed challenge (4 on each drum) in under 1 second
  • Be able to correctly implement a rim shot into a drum beat that you’ve created
  • Know what the square root of 81 and then – 3 is?
  • Know where the hi-hat, snare, high-tom, floor-tom and kick are placed on the stave
  • Be able to play a bridge along to music and create 5 layers to said build
  • Be able to play a 16 beat at the BPM of 150
  • Be able to play a Paradiddle whilst playing simple foot combinations
  • To have earned 3,000,000 points
  • To have performed 6 songs (6x 4-week projects)

Level 7

  • Know what ghost notes and rolls look like on the stave
  • Be able to play create their own drum beat and fill on the stave using all following notation values: quarter, 8th, 16th and 32nd
  • Know your 11x and 12x table (Up to 10x for each value)
  • Understand and be able to play in live band situations (Understand various band gestures)
  • Know how to create a random value (e.g. 59) said by the teacher by hitting different parts of the drum kit in under 10 seconds
  • Be able to perform a rimshot and linear fill, followed by a stick trick
  • Know all common square roots, (9, 16, 25, 49, 64, 81, 121, 144)
  • Be able to play an 8 beat at the BPM of 180
  • Know how to play a 6/4 and 7/8-time signature
  • To have watched and learned 20 HWDRUMS tuition videos
  • To have created their very own mathematical game that the whole class can engage with
  • To have earned 3,500,000 million points
  • Have completed 7 songs (7x 4-week projects)

Level 8

  • Be able to create their very own drum beat and fill on sheet notation using: quarter, 8th, 16th, and 32nd. Not only this but include accents and ghost notes into the beat in said sheet notation
  • Know what triplets look like on sheet notation
  • Be able to simultaneously play a paradiddle and complete difficult foot combinations at the same time
  • Know all time tables up to 12
  • Be able to answer each time table up to 12 in under 10 seconds (For all times tables up to 10x)
  • Be able to play a 32 beat and play a drum fill that includes rolls, accents, ghost notes and a flam without falling below desired BPM (80)
  • To have completed and learnt 25 HWDRUMS skill set videos
  • To have learnt a drum beat from 3 popular songs in their own time (Private project)
  • Know what: 50×50, 168 divided by 4, square root of 144, 9X60, 60 divided by 3 and 198 – 34 is (Answer in under 20 seconds)
  • To have earned 4,000,000 points
  • To have completed 8 songs (8X 4-week projects)