02: Single Stroke Four

02: Single Stroke Four

  1. Single Stroke Four: Bronze 00:00
  2. Single Stroke Four: Silver 00:00
  3. Single Stroke Four: Gold 00:00
  4. Single Stroke Four: Platinum 00:00
  5. Single Stroke Four: Diamond 00:00
  6. Single Stroke Four: Open-Close-Open 00:00

Rudiment Breakdown (Slow-Fast-Slow)



 Take a Lesson from Dr. John Wooton


Rudiment Application Exercise

  1. Single Stroke Four Application: Bronze 00:00
  2. Single Stroke Four Application: Silver 00:00
  3. Single Stroke Four Application: Gold 00:00
  4. Single Stroke Four Application: Platinum 00:00
  5. Single Stroke Four Application: Diamond 00:00



Dr. John Wooton is the director of percussion studies at The University of Southern Mississippi. He is well versed in many percussion instruments but has specialized in rudimental snare drum, drum set, marimba, vibraphone and steel pans. Dr. Wooton directs the Percussion Ensemble, Steel Pan Orchestra, Graduate Percussion Ensemble and the Samba Band. He also performs regularly on steel pans as a soloist or with his band, KAISO!, and plays vibes for the USM Jazz Quintet.

The Drummer’s Rudimental Reference Book

This book is packed full of lessons and exercises. Neatly organized into 41 different sections, this book covers rudiments, one-handed exercises, stick control, timing, relaxation, odd-groupings, back sticking, & tenor drumming. A must for the private instructor and band director!

Dr. Throwdown’s Rudimental Remedies

A fantastic compilation of rudimental exercises written and collected throughout the years by Dr. John Wooton. Included is an accompanying DVD of Dr. Wooton performing many of the exercises and etudes. An enormous amount of downloadable play-along tracks are included on the DVD as well as insightful philosophies from Dr. Throwdown, himself!

You can find out more information on Dr. Wooton’s books on his Web site: