Pioneer DDJ 200 – Beginner DJ Course

Pioneer DDJ 200 – Beginner DJ Course

Our beginner DJ course on the Pioneer DDJ-200 is the perfect way for you to get started on your DJ journey. Learn how to mix, beat-match and play your favourite music with our dedicated video training.

USD $80.00

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Our Beginner Online DJ Course for the Pioneer DDJ-200 is the perfect way to get you started on your journey to becoming a confident DJ. We will teach you the core skills every DJ needs to master and have you mixing in no time.

Whether you’re using your DDJ 200 with an iPhone, Android, iPad or laptop, this beginner DJ course will get you ready to press play on your first mix. Build your confidence and love for DJing one lesson at a time.

The course features lessons on Algoriddim DJAY, WeDJ and Rekordbox, so no matter which software you’re using we’ve got you covered! The course is split into clear sections so you can watch the videos anytime, anywhere, as many times as you like!

Getting Started
Inside you will learn how to plug in and get started on your equipment. Provided in the course is our free Crossfader DJ tools & music pack, meaning you can follow along step by step with each lesson using the same music.

Music Theory
We will teach you how to understand beats, phrasing and timing in your music, an essential to be able to mix music accurately. 

Beat Matching
No waveforms, no beat counters and no sync. Here we are going to help you master the art of beat matching with only your ears, a skill all DJs should learn when starting. We will give you all the theory, tools and techniques you need to master this.

It’s time to put all the theory and techniques you’ve learned together to start mixing tracks. We’ll show you where and when to mix in and out, how to use EQ’s and filters plus a few tricks to make your mix sound clean!

This course contains 25+ lessons featuring 39 video tutorials. The lesson plan below outlines each of the lessons in the course.

Introduction To Course

  • Welcome To The Course
  • Crossfader DJ Tools & Music Pack Download

Connectivity and Music

  • Unboxing and Connecting Your DDJ 200
  • Accessing Music & Downloading the Crossfader Music Pack + Beat Matching Tools
  • Using Streaming Services On The DDJ 200

Hardware Controls + Your First Mix

  • What’s On Your DDJ 200
  • Loading a Track & Performing a Mix With Sync
  • Beat Grids

Beat Matching

  • Timing vs Beat Matching
  • Catching the 1
  • Using Jog Wheels
  • Timing with Different Tools
  • Timing with Different Genres
  • Beat Matching
  • Further Beat Matching With Different Loops


  • Music Theory – Beats, Bars, Phrasing, Build Ups and Drops
  • Music Theory – Song structure
  • Intro & Outro Mixing – Phrasing in Practise
  • Using Headphones
  • When To Bring Faders In & Out – 30 Sec & 1 Min Intros
  • Slam Mixing vs Faded Mixing – Using Phrases To Mix In and Out
  • Phrase Sync in WeDJ

Seamless Mixing

  • What are EQs & Filters?
  • EQs & Filter in Practice
  • Mixing Techniques For An Extended Mix


  • Advanced DDJ 200 Features – Transition FX & Performance Pads
  • Final Word

We have developed a foolproof way to learn the core DJ skills you will need to master. Inside the course is access to our Crossfader Music and DJ Tools pack. The music pack contains a variety of exclusive music produced by friends of Crossfader to help you build your library while mastering the basics of mixing. This music pack is used throughout the course so you can follow along step by step. The Crossfader DJ Tools are simple beat loops from various genres to simplify the beat matching process and help train your ears. You can use these tools to follow along with your tutor step by step also. These tools and lessons have helped hundreds of previous students master the art of beat matching and mixing in no time!

As a Crossfader student, you’ll also have access to this courses forum where you can meet and chat with other students and the tutors.

Please note:

  • To make the most of this course, you will need the Pioneer DDJ-200 controller.
  • We would also recommend a pair of headphones and some speakers to make the most of your training.
  • You will need to use one of the following software’s to follow along with this training: WeDJ on iPhone or Android / Rekordbox on a laptop / Algoriddim DJAY on iPad.

Our dedicated DJ tutors James Holland & Lawrence James have over 30 years combined DJ experience from working as resident and guest DJs while playing at some of the biggest clubs and festivals around the UK.
Each tutor has a broad knowledge of technology, mixing and the industry, ready to help you start jour own journey as a DJ!

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