Online Drum Lessons You Need To Succeed On The Drum Set

Get a step-by-step plan to make constant progress on the drum set.

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Your Drumming Will Only Grow If You Have A Path To Follow

But there's a problem...

  • • Nobody has given you a path
  • • You don't know what to practice
  • • Drum lessons are expensive
  • • What you've tried so far isn't working
  • • There's information overload
  • • You don't know how to get started
Drum Beats Online Academy has a personalized path for you to follow that will help you reach you full potential on the drum set. It's easier and cheaper than other lessons.

Your Membership Includes...

World Renown Course Library
Learn from hundreds of easy-to-follow lessons that are optimized for you to achieve the best results! New lessons added every week!
Drum Circle Community
Join the most positive & encouraging drum community on the internet. This is where progress is shared, friendships are made, and #smallvictories are celebrated!
Student Reviews
Have a struggle that you need expert advice on? Send over a Student Review to get an analysis of your playing and how to improve!
Direction, Feedback, & Support
Get quick answers to all of your drumming questions from Gabe and other incredibly qualified drummers!
Drum Hangouts
Join Gabe & your fellow members LIVE for a lesson, Q&A, Live Chat, Student Reviews, and giveaways!
Get instant gratification and move your way up the leaderboards as you receive points and badges as you make progress
Downloadable Notation
Each lesson comes with all notation & lesson notes in a downloadable and printable PDF!
Exclusive Interviews
Learn from incredible lessons from amazing drummers such as Harry Miree, Adam Tuminaro, David Cola, the AR rep at Meinl, and much more!
Practice Journal
FINALLY a place to log all of your practice notes and tempos, so you can make fast progress each time you sit at your kit.
Gear Giveaways
Every 2 months there’s a BIG gear giveaway to the student with the most achievement points!
Performance Tracks
Learn to play along with songs from many different genres!

Your Path To Succeed On The Kit

How DBO Academy works to help you become a better drummer and have more fun in the process!

Step 1
Find Your Drumming Path

Become a DBO Academy Member. Take the placement quiz to instantly have your unique path of lessons generated for your playing level!

Step 2
Follow The Courses

Watch the highly engaging & entertaining lessons and start seeing results immediately!

Step 3
Achieve Growth

Reach your full potential on the drum set while celebrating all of your #smallvictories with an amazing community of drummers along the way!

On Your Time

Every time you login there will be something fun for you to play! Only have time for 1 login a week? No problem! Easily save your favorite lessons or download the sheet music for later so you can come back to them at any time!

At Your Pace

Each lesson includes multiple "play-along practice videos" at slow tempos so you can play along to make sure you’ve got the beat down! Then you'll gradually increase the speed.

Who Is DBO Academy For?

DBO Academy is made for beginner to advanced rock drummers who want to drastically improve their skill and creativity on the drum set so they can have the confidence to play music with others, share their passion with the world, and reach their full potential as a drummer.

The Ultimate Drum School

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Trusted By Drummers Everywhere

Michael Colonna Testimonial

"Gabe's lessons, content, and teaching methods helped to transform my drumming from awkwardly moving around the kit, to playing music with confidence."
Michael Colonna

Endre Knudsen Testimonial

"I was lost in my drumming path for years. But this has given me a path and direction that is challenging and makes me progress every day as a drummer. You have given me the confidence to play again and become a better drummer. Thank you very much!"
Endre Knudsen

Rodney Shanks Testimonial

"Joined today and having a blast! Tried other online lessons before but the lesson setup and the way you teach is by far my favourite!"
Rodney Shanks

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Learn From A Grammy Nominated Professional

Gabe Helguera, Grammy Nominated Drummer

Stop feeling confused & overwhelmed about what to practice next. Start your easy-to-follow drumming path today and get real results, real fast! All taught by your new teacher, Gabe, a 2 time grammy nominated pro drummer.

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Cost Comparison

Music education can be expensive. With DBO Academy, you won't be wasting your time or your money. Go at your own pace without pressure and you will succeed.

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