Accenting One Beat Blocks In A Standard Paradiddle

Accenting blocks of four strokes in a paradiddle.

In this lesson you will be placing accents on all four strokes of each crotchet beat in a standard paradiddle. All accented strokes should be played at the same dynamic level regardless of wether they are played with a left hand or a right hand. Start out at a low tempo and gradually build up speed, use the lessons linked at the bottom of the page to help if you get stuck at any point.


Exercise 1

Accenting a paradiddle


Exercise 2

Accenting a paradiddle


Exercise 3

Accenting a paradiddle


Exercise 4

Accenting a paradiddle


Exercise 5

Accenting a paradiddle


Exercise 6

Accenting a paradiddle


Exercise 7

Accenting a paradiddle


Exercise 8

Accenting a paradiddle


Exercise 9

Accenting a paradiddle


TASKS

  • Place accents in various other places.
  • Add feet into the exercises above.
  • Orchestrate the exercises above.
  • Add accents to other rudiments.