Each student regardless of age, gender, or musical aspirations must learn Moeller Method as a prerequisite for Advanced Studies.
as applied to Drum Set - below
"(Sanford) Moeller analyzed everything and stressed taking everything apart. If you played a paradiddle, you would learn what each hand did by itself. So from the time Moeller showed me that, I was able to think in terms of doing one thing with one hand and one thing with the other. That was the reason I got into the things that later developed into my book."Jim Chapin
Jacob teaches, the "time-tested" Moeller Method he learnt directly from Jim Chapin (20th century's most influential drum set educator) who studied with Sanford Agustus Moeller, himself.
"Moeller made you play things with a continuous motion," Chapin said in a 1981 Modern Drummer article. "The motion was the message. You made the motion and the stick played it. After a while, it almost played itself."
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