What Really Happens Inside Your Body After 1,000's Of Repetitions From Drumming?


21 video lessons, 13 deep dive articles.


Discover "The Drumming Body," a video course dedicated to addressing common physical issues that arise from prolonged drumming. From bad posture to under rotated hips leading to thoracic kyphosis, drummers often face these challenges over time. Our course takes a preventative approach, providing weight and conditioning routines to even out the body and improve posture. Say goodbye to muscle imbalances and hello to a balanced, healthier drumming experience.

Our comprehensive video course is designed to tackle the physical consequences of prolonged drumming. Discover how the asymmetrical setup of drumkits can cause muscular imbalances and learn effective techniques to address these issues. Through targeted exercises and conditioning, you'll restore balance to your body, ensuring a more comfortable and sustainable drumming journey.

Is this you?

  • Do you slouch when you play, and have bad back pain from drumming?
  • Do you feel stronger and more flexible when you turn to your right (for a RH drummer) as opposed to your left?
  • Are you scared to get tinitis? Or do your ears already ring?
  • Are you unsure what your options are regarding custom mould plugs, IEM's and Noise Cancellation headphones?

Jack Bennett

Firstly, Jack IS NOT a doctor and none of the information contained in this course should be construed as medical advice.

That said, Jack has a very keen interest in what drumming does to the body over time. Jack also used to be:

  • A qualified C3 gym instructor through Vicfit
  • A qualified C4 personal trainer through Vicfit
  • Level 2 first aid qualified
  • Brown belt, 3 stripes Shukokai karate

Here is what is covered in the 3 modules.

MODULE 1: The Drumming Body Videos

  1. Overview of drumming movement - Posture, biomechanics, musculoskeletal, ergonomics, flexibility, endurance, injury prevention, technique, alignment, repetitive strain.
  2. Common problems from drumming. Tendonitis, carpal tunnel syndrome, muscle imbalances, rotator cuff injuries, back pain, posture-related issues, joint strain, nerve compression, hearing damage, overuse injuries.
  3. Thoracic Kyphosis - Spinal curvature, rounded shoulders, hunchback posture, restricted mobility, muscle imbalances, breathing difficulties, neck pain, decreased performance, increased risk of injuries.
  4. Strengthening moving left - Muscle symmetry, counterbalance, balanced biomechanics, improved range of motion, improved performance, better overall posture, reduced strain on the body.
  5. Stretches for drummers - Flexibility, mobility, range of motion, muscle lengthening, injury prevention, improved circulation, enhanced performance, stress relief, relaxation, improved body awareness.
  6. Nutrition for drummers. Hydration, energy, muscle recovery, nutrient intake, performance fuel, electrolyte balance, proper digestion, immune support, cognitive function, overall well-being.
  7. Conditioning routine. Strength, endurance, power, stability, mobility, injury prevention, muscle balance, coordination, agility, performance enhancement.

MODULE 2: Hearing Protection

  1. Protect Your Hearing - The importance of hearing health for drummers who are exposed to a very loud instrument, daily. How to avoid tinnitus at all costs!
  2. In-Ear Monitors (IEM's) For Drummers. Not all IEM's are created equal. A look at some of the best and "best value" monitors on the market, and what to look for in terms of drivers - tweeters, mids and woofers.
  3. Noise Cancellation Headphones - Although they don't look as discreet as IEM's, these are a fantastic option for drummers and arguably offer more protection when listening to music than IEM's, because they cover the entire ear.
  4. Custom Audiologist Earplugs - A great custom moulded option. with attenuators of varying decibel degrees that can be swapped out. 15db, 25db, 50db etc.
  5. Regular Earmuffs - Still arguably the best hearing protection on the market, as they cover the entire ear and protect the back of the ear from harmful bass frequencies.

MODULE 3: Injuries, Conditions & Treatments

  1. Repetitive Strain Injury - a condition caused by repetitive movements that leads to pain and discomfort in muscles, tendons, and joints.
  2. Carpal tunnel syndrome - a nerve disorder characterized by pain, numbness, and tingling in the hand and fingers caused by compression of the median nerve in the wrist.
  3. Physio, chiro & osteo - the differences between each, and how they "could" help drummers.
  4. Yoga for drummers - how Yoga helps enhance their posture, balance, and overall body awareness, improving their drumming technique and preventing injuries.
  5. Pilates for drummers - how pilates for drummers improves core strength, posture, and flexibility, enhancing overall performance and reducing the risk of injuries.
  6. TendonitisTendonitis is a condition in which the tendons become inflamed, usually due to overuse or repetitive stress. It commonly affects the tendons in the wrist and hand, which can make playing drums difficult, if not impossible.
  7. Tennis elbow - also known as lateral epicondylitis, is a condition that affects the lateral epicondyle of the humerus bone in the elbow. It is a common overuse injury that can occur in anyone who performs repetitive arm and wrist movements.
  8. Back pain - As a drummer, you may spend hours at a time in a seated position while playing. While this can be comfortable in the short term, over time it can lead to chronic back pain and other conditions, such as thoracic kyphosis.
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