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Re: All beginner percussion ADHD....
Especially with beginners, routine, routine, routine! The more established a routine you have, the better the behavior will be. We have established routines for setting up equipment and assigned spots as well. I ALWAYS start with 8s and familiar exercises for about 5 minutes to get their hands moving and their brains working. After warmups, we do a brief review of what we did the day before and then I have about 5-10 minutes to introduce a new concept. The remaining 10-15 minutes of class are applying the new concept.
If it takes you more than 5-10 minutes to introduce and teach a new concept, then you need to break it down into smaller chunks.