Certified Teacher

Qualified To

Conduct level appraisement and train Beginner Djembe Instructors. See the list of Certified Teachers here

To Become One

  • Complete all Rhythm Levels
  • Sit for Certified Teacher test with Mamady or a Senior Certified Teacher
  • Meet and take at least one workshop with TTMDA Founder & Grandmaster Mamady Keïta

Certified Teachers Test

  • Traditional solo technique as taught by Mamady for:
    • Dansa
    • Kuku
    • Yankadi
    • Soli Rapide
    • Garangedon
    • Mendiani
    • Kortedjuga
    • Soko
    • Soboninkun
    • Djabara
    • Soli Des Manian
    • Wassolonka
  • Demonstrate all parts for this list of traditional rhythms:
    • Samakoro
    • Kakilambe
    • Djagbewara
    • Dallah
    • Marakadon
    • Korofola
    • Soliwoulen
    • Sorsornet
    • Kele M' se
    • Mamaya
    • Konkoba 1
    • Kawa
    • Kontemuru
    • Woima
    • Dibon
    • N’Goron
    • Konden 2
    • Lamban
    • Kassa Soro
    • Lekule

Commitments

  • Attend teacher’s training by Mamady/Senior Certified Teachers annually
  • Annual fee to support TTMDA community