Pulse Beat

A special sound pattern in most music is a PULSE BEAT.
It is an EVEN pattern.
It can be played at a slow tempo or speed.
It can be played at a fast tempo or speed.
It can change tempo in a piece of music.

Your heart keeps a PULSE BEAT.
Doctors check that your PULSE BEAT to ensure you are healthy.


Your pulse beat can GET FASTER
when you exercise


Your pulse beat SLOWS DOWN
when you are asleep

If a PULSE BEAT was drawn it could look like this.

Exercise / Activity

  1. Put your thumb in the hollow at your throat to feel your ‘PULSE BEAT’.
  2. Go for a longish run and then feel your pulse again. It will beat at a faster tempo.