Learn to Play Tabla - The Indian drums

The Indian Drums
Free tutorial
Rating: 4.9 out of 5 (180 ratings)
8,188 students
1hr 17min of on-demand video
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Understand the theory and practice of Tabla
Play Tabla bols in various combination
Learn and practice various excersises
Learn to play Tabla Padan
Learn & Play Teen Taal, Kherwa Taal, Dadara Taal, Ak Taal, Jhap Taal, Jhoomra, Ada Choutaal
Play Kaida in Teen Taal
Play Bhajan Taal
Tune Tabla


  • you must have a tabla instrument and patient enough to learn in a slow and systematic approach


This course helps you to start your Tabla learning and playing journey, with very systematic and incremental approach of learning Hidustani Taals, playing Tabla and exploring to vast knowledge of Tabla and music theory. 

The most critical part of Tabla playing is explained in detailed and made it easy for anyone interested learn and start playing Tabla compositions like Thekas, Kaidas, Relas, Mukdas, Thukdas, Laggis and with theory and practice.

Who this course is for:

  • you should have a practice of sitting on the floor for at least 30 minutes
  • you are committed time of at least one hour everyday for practice


Software Engineering head at Multinational Software company
Srinivas Gadepalli
  • 4.5 Instructor Rating
  • 644 Reviews
  • 25,818 Students
  • 2 Courses

Started as software engineer in early 80's, Actively engaged from last three decades on challenging IT projects. Designed and developed many software products including two ERPs', Digital media marketing products and presently working on Industrial Internet of Things.

Practitioner and trainer on Yoga and meditation for last 35 years, passionate learner and trainer on various technical and non-technical subjects that includes technology, music, yoga & meditation and personality development.   

Founder & Instructor at Yoga for life
Founder & General Secretory Ustad Shaik Dawood Tabla Trust
Founder & President Swarabharathi association for Indian classical music
Founder & Director Swarabharathi music school
Founder & CEO Softgrace Technologies 

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