Drum Based Exercise

This is the first course of its kind in the UK - become a Drum Based Exercise Instructor today...

Welcome to the next big thing in health and wellbeing!

Drumming has so many physical, mental and emotional benefits that we just had to create our own drumming exercise instructor course. Training to be a Drum Based Exercise instructor will give you the opportunity to bring joy, energy, laughter and fun to your service users. Give anyone a set of drumsticks and they will instinctively start to drum! This is great news because the list of physical, mental and social benefits is endless! The programme is seated and is perfect for people who are unable to participate in vigorous activity.

This is a 2 day in person course or 3 x 3 hour Zoom sessions and there is also an online option.

Drumming is proven to:

  • Release stress
  • Enhance wellbeing
  • Increase circulation
  • Improve cognitive function
  • Improve social interaction
  • Lower blood pressure
  • Relieve pain
  • Increase energy

Drumming is a great activity for:

  • Older adults
  • People with Dementia
  • People with Parkinson’s Disease
  • People with physical disabilities
  • People with learning and intellectual disabilities
  • People with a mental health diagnosis 
  • …and anyone else who wants to take part!

This fun and energising activity is perfect for day centres, nursing or residential homes, supported housing and a wide range of community settings.

The Drum Based Exercise instructor training course is a level 2 qualification.There are no pre-course requirements necessary to attend Drum Based Exercise- just the desire to be a rock star!

How to become one of the UK's first Drum Based Exercise instructors...

Group training courses...

This is a 2 day in person course or 3 x 3 hour Zoom sessions. You will be provided with a stability ball, a ball holder and drumsticks when you attend the course (in person only). Our highly experienced tutors will teach you basic beats and rhythms, simple pre-choreographed routines along with the skills to design your own sessions. You will also learn safety, communication, group management and teaching skills. As a LifeDock Leader you will have unlimited access to video tutorials on the LifeDock Learning platform and ongoing support once training is completed. You are assessed by tutor observation over the duration of the training and complete a written workbook.

Contact us for more information and costs for group training and we will get your rocks stars drumming in no time..

Online course...

As soon as you buy the course you can get started on the LifeDock Learning platform, learning basic beats and rhythms, simple pre-choreographed routines along with the skills to design your own sessions. There are written materials and video tutorials where you will learn about safety, communication, group management and teaching skills. Once you are a qualified LifeDock Leader you will have unlimited access to video tutorials and ongoing support from tutors if required. You are assessed by completing quizzes and written questions on the LifeDock Learning platform and a practical demonstration that will take place on Zoom with your tutor. You have 6 months to complete the course.

The online course will be live early June 2022. Register your interest and we will contact you when your inner rock star is ready to be unleashed...

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