Our coaches will guide each student step-by-step through the whole process of basic djing and scratching. By the end of the course they will have a good understanding of dj equipment and how to play their favourite tracks to their friends at a party.
Basic DJ Course for Beginners
This DJ course provides the first steps, an enjoyable introduction to the subject of DJ’ing. With little or no knowledge of DJ’ing this course is also perfect if you want to improve your beat matching.
The course is aimed to be over 12 weeks but does depend on the individual. Your coach will guide you step-by-step through the equipment and teach you the techniques to keep the dance floor dancing. We teach in small groups (one-to-one coaching also available on request) students can learn at their own pace and will not feel any pressure. By the end of the Basic DJ course you should be confident in your mixing technique and be able build a set, blending seamlessly from one track to another.
All beginners learn on vinyl first on Technics 1210’s as this is the only we at the funky adcademy feel iwill give your dj skills a real grounding. Once the art of beat matching is mastered students then move onto Pioneer CDJ’s, Traktor Pro, and Serato.
Intermediate DJ Course
The Intermediate DJ Course is designed to get competent DJ’s from playing at home to the clubs. This course will develop the knowledge of the student up to a career entry level.
We teach this course in small groups (one to one coaching available on request) Students are able to get creative with their mixing, master beat-matching and learn the latest DJ technology. We’ll look at CD mixing, MP3 mixing, effects and recording. Our professional DJ’s / coach will show you how to add a real performance element to your set and how to put together a professional demo to get those all-important gigs.
We will guide you in promoting yourself as a Dj, creating a unique style and advise on routes to further your dj career.
Advanced DJ Course
This course is suitable for an experienced DJ that wants to achieve the discipline to be the best or maybe learn new equipment and also start on their way with music production.
We teach this course in small groups (one-to-one coaching available on request)
There will be guest DJ demonstrations and tips from celebrity Dj’s at various sessions.