Equipping future DRUMMERS

with top quality professional DRUM TRAINING!


If you have the desire to learn how to play drums professionally, then Groove Regulators is for you!

Groove Regulators is a training academy located in Florida North on the West Rand of Johannesburg who purpose to train aspiring drummers who want to equip themselves with the skill to play at a professional level.

Our mission is to train musicians in their craft, and equip them with the skill to enter any musical situation as confident and well equipped musicians. Our course will form a strong, theory-based musical foundation within you. Groove Regulators institute emphasizes mentorship and character development and provides a platform for personal growth.

We invite YOU to come and discover the true meaning of your gifts through the art of music. 

What Can You Expect at Groove Regulators?

Students of the Groove Regulators course can expect 6 to 12 hours of lessons per week, 38 weeks a year and to log a practicing time schedule of no less than 40 hours per week to maintain the proper physique of a professional musician.

We do our grading and accreditation through internationally recognized institutions like Trinity College London, Rock School, and Royal School of Music.

Our subjects include:

  • Styles of Music
  • Independence
  • Groove Studies
  • Technique Development
  • Chart Writing
  • Solo Construction
  • Music History 
  • Ensemble Playing
  • Studio Fitness
  • Live Performance
  • Theory of Music
  • Rhythmic Theory
  • Creative Practice
  • And much, much more.

Interested in signing up to this amazing course? 
Click on the Sign Up button below!

Andries Visser - Founder & Head Drumming Coach

Groove Regulators was founded by Andries Visser in 2003 and has since grown to be a household name in the South African Music Industry.

Andries has studied in South Africa and abroad and has done courses ranging from light music to world achieving international accreditation. He has toured both locally and internationally with various bands and has worked with artists including household names such as Louis Brittz, Reana Nel, Wian Vos, Andries Botha, Mike Slavan, Marius Marais, Maloi Hess Blues Band, Music For All Seasons, Victor Chapman, Antonio Orrico, Retief Burger, Khanyisa, Freddie Wessels, Raymond Cilliers, Mervis van der Merwe, Rhema Church, CRC Church Group and Ernie Amos.

He has also worked with international artists including Kirk Whalum, Ernie Haase, Gaither Vocal Group, Harlan Rogers, Michael Turril, Jerry McPherson, Alvin Slaughter, Michael W Smith, and many more...

Andries has had the privilege of also rubbing shoulders with some of his drumming icons such as Dennis Chambers, Lynn Williams (Phil Keagy), Chester Thompson, Peter Erskin, Carl Albregt, and Dave Weckl to name a few.



Andries Visser is Endorsed by




About Groove Regulators

Groove Regulators is a state of the art Drum Training Institution based in Florida North, Johannesburg. If you desire to play drums professionally then look no further. 

Your drum career starts HERE!

Contact Groove Regulators

Contact Number:

+27 72 323 2220



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Course Sign Up Form

After you have submitted the form, we will receive an email and get in touch as soon as possible. You will also receive an email with a link to a pdf policy document. Please download it, fill it in, sign it and mail it to info@grooveregulators.com as soon as possible. We can't wait to start this journey with you!