WHAT IS IT?
Each test includes 5 exercises that encompass multiple skill sets and a performance piece that ties all of them together.
In one take, perform each exercise piece twice with 4 to 8 of counts of rests in between each rep. Play the performance piece once.
Record yourself playing all of the required pieces and reps in one video. Once your video is complete, submit it to Percussion IQ Staff for analysis
WHAT WILL YOU LEARN?
HOW TO MAXIMIZE YOUR PRACTICE TIME
When you receive your full report you'll know exactly where you need to be spending your valuable practice time. By having an expert panel identify your opportunity areas, you'll be able to focus on those issues and get better, faster
ADAPTIVE MUSICIANSHIP SKILLS
Each period offers a new challenge for the player looking to push themselves to the limit. Our music is designed to work on specific skill sets in order to maximize retention of the concept.
MULTIPLE APPROACHES TO TECHNIQUE
The feedback you'll receive is technique agnostic. Whether you play on a flat drum or a tilt, the concepts and skills are exactly the same. We focus on gaining efficiencies that will translate into any drumline in the world.
APPROACH TO SOUND QUALITY
Hear from some of the best instructors in the world and gain insight on how they produce a world class sound every time they strike the drum
WHAT THE IQ COMMUNITY SAYS
Percussion IQ gave me a really unique perspective seeing as it allowed me to be compared to people outside of my usual peers at such a young age, allowing me to really see what I had to do to get to the next level.
Sean, Blue Devils/RCC
Getting the IQ reports and commentary back drastically helped me improve by giving me exact descriptions of what I needed to work on and specific
steps to fix my issues
Josh, Carolina Crown
The Arizona IQ clinic gave me the information I needed to see, with actual statistics about my playing in order to improve upon them. It can be a real eye opener when you see on paper the things you excel at as well as the things you don’t.
HOW TO TAKE THE TEST
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There are several pieces to be prepared. Each piece will target a different rudiment or skillset with one all-encompassing piece to challenge those skillsets together.
Record yourself drumming each exercise twice and the piece once. The recording must be all be done in 1 take. Drum to an audible metronome and mark time
Pay to submit your test. After payment is received, you will be taken to a submission page. Upload your video so our entire team can review it and create your custom IQ repot and video commentary
WHAT WILL YOU RECEIVE?
Receive a 30 minutes video breakdown of your playing, which includes on screen annotations, identifying primary deficiencies, and a verbal explanation of your customize IQ Report.
WHO WILL EVALUATE YOU?
Our staff brings a collective 100+ years of world-class experience to your assessment. We're able to measure and track results over time in order to exponentially increase a students learning curve.