I think Mike was selling them, just himself. I should have gotten copies of his books when I had the chance, but his web store is down (he says. Mike Mangini’s Rhythm Knowledge. Front Cover. Mike Mangini, Frank Dolan Bibliographic information. QR code for Mike Mangini’s Rhythm Knowledge. Mike Mangini is a role model for music education. His dedication to understanding all aspects of rhythm and to playing with emotion and confidence is incessant.

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Mike Mangini Rhythm Knowledge Practice Confusion I remember trying to 90 minutes practice schedule, but it was too much for me. The time now is I never took it much farther than that.

Mike’s theory is that this is the quickest way to create a muscle memory pattern that your body will not forget. Send a private message to whitecatcafe. And while I will admit, I only actively apply those two principles in his book, a lot of other things written in there are common sense. The exact exercise need not be the same every day or even within the same practice session.

It would then be a phrase of 6 and 5 reverse from the pattern, so 6 x 5 beat and 5 x 6 beat. This would be an example.

If I tried to write that piece out on a chart, I’d have gone insane. General Discussion General discussion forum for all drum related topics. The idea is to take manginl motion that you wish to improve.

Originally Posted by Eyamsiyu Granted, one thing that I do that helps influence a proper practicing mindset and probably a little bit controversial to some is, while I am using Tempo Advanced on my iTouch, I am also playing, in the background also on the same iTouch a specific subliminal message MP3 that relates to “improving music skills.

You would practice any exercise that incorporated that motion for 90 minutes non kmowledge. I don’t own Volume II yet if I ever will. The time now is Originally Posted by Jeff Almeyda. He strongly recommends playing larger odd subdivisions such as 13 or 17 notes per beat jangini the concentration required to count such unfamiliar note groupings will serve to keep the tempo down and allow you to really do it right.


Jeff Almeyda Senior Consultant. I’m also applying the Rhythm Knowledge method to my practicing, albeit only a few certain pages in the book. Originally Posted by Rhyythm Almeyda I studied with Mike for some time and mangiin explained it to me as “recording a motion into your muscle memory”.

I’ve read Mangini’s Rhythm Knowledge, which really appealed to my inner scientist, but since then I’ve struggled to practice confidently.

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So when looking at permutations, if you are using a 5 beat pattern and a 6 beat pattern, every 5 repetitions of the six the one manginu up for both. I will certainly try and incorporate those methods into my own practice. Again, your time signature becomes irrelevant and the speed at which you play it is all that matters.

Hey everyone, I hope someone could help me out here: So if you were playing a 2 and 12, your phrase would be 6 and 1, i. And I repeat that cycle until it gets boring.

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In the last clinic, he was like ‘So this fill is in 12’s, well, it’s 27 hits’ and then he’d play it. You could do this with doubles, paradiddles, hands, feet Khowledge I’m in a sour mood, practicing won’t work, because I will not be as patient then as I majgini be later. The other is this: Now, I am currently using this kind of a grid for practicing the “chop-builders,” such as Stick Control, Accents and Rebounds the follow-up to Stick Controland also the couple of exercises off of the Secret Weapons DVD.

I studied with Mike for some time and he explained it to me as “recording a motion into your muscle memory”. Send a private message to CtrStDrumSchool.

Or 30 minutes of sixteenths, 30 minutes of triplets and 30 minutes of quintuplets. From what I recall the concept was to play each individual exercise for 90 minutes. Find all posts by Jeff Almeyda.


Some products discussed here may not be available outside the USA. Mike is looking at it in a phrase and lining it up that way.

If you have the patience, go for it. Originally Posted by Eyamsiyu. One day could be groups of 11 played at 50 BPM for 90 mins. Is he advocating working on 1 pattern in the minute block method for 6 weeks, or per page?

Work up to 90 minutes over a reasonable period of time, say a few weeks to months. Once you know how to play the exercises, then you start worrying about the timing in relation to other musicians He finds the common between the two and goes off of that.

Again, I’m not Mike and can’t rhuthm for him, but I recommend trying it this way first to see if it makes more sense.


After that repetiton, I do the same thing, but instead play a baiao foot ostinato underneath for another set at 60bpm. Originally Posted by Eyamsiyu I’m also applying the Rhythm Knowledge method to my practicing, albeit only a few certain pages in the book. For a while, I followed his advice and worked in 90 minute blocks for individual exercises, but was never confident I was “doing it right”. Time signature konwledge irrelevant, and you pay attention to speed you should use a non-accented click for your time keeper.

I would not recommend jumping from “regular” practice right into a 90 minute single stroke roll. I’m no Mike Mangini but I have seen him in clinic several times and listening to him talk, I think you are over-analyzing it.