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Daily Doses
Daily Doses are little mini "work-outs" for you to improve and reinforce your technique every single day. Take 10 minutes to view the lesson, spend a few minutes practicing, and then upload your results to our Daily Dose Facebook Page for Feedback from Dojo U instructors and peers!

Daily Dose: Major Nickerson's Arpeggios

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In this Daily Dose we look at Major Nickerson's Fancy, a 6/8 Jig that uses many arpeggios.  What a great way to make sure we aren't playing crossing noises!

Daily Dose: Getting Hawkward

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Is your mental blowing up to stuff? Let's grab the manomenter and try some exercises with The Hawk!

Daily Dose: Another Fancy Major

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In this dose we look at part of the 3rd part of Major Nickerson's Fancy. It's a tricky bit of grace noting and requires good rhythm. 

Daily Dose: Wait, What?

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If Andrew told you to march off a cliff, would you do it? What if he asked you to march to the off-beat?

Daily Dose: Low G on the Beat

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The 2/4 March Jimmy Young gives us an excellent opportunity to work on our low G technique.

Daily Dose: Close is Not Good Enough (Until it is...)

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When it comes to fully eclipsing the beat, you can't settle for "close enough." The groove and rhythm of the tune is EVERYTHING. Of course, at some point, you have to admit defeat and just settle for "really darn good." But let's work today on developing "really darn good," shall we?

Daily Dose: Scottish Horses

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Here's the ending phrase from John MacColl's Farewell to the Scottish Horse.  This iconic tune has a pretty challenging ending phrase.  Let's have a look!

Daily Dose: Return of the WaltzaMarch

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Yet another brain teasing exercise where we perfect ALAP/ASAP with the reverse WaltzaMarch

Daily Dose: What's a WaltzaMarch?

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In today's Daily Dose, Andrew reveals his latest Frankenstein monster, the WaltzaMarch!