Beginning drum books can make or break a student's desire to learn the instrument. This book was conceived by a seasoned professional with the idea of developing a collection of exercises that effectively balance simplicity to hold the student's interest. The techniques have been tried and tested through the author's many years of teaching beginning rock drumming. The end result of the author's efforts is a book that specifically addresses the rock drum kit as used in today's pop music. This comprehensive, progressive method provides all the concepts and guidance needed to develop solid basic rock drumming skills.