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> Introduction lesson

Do you wanna learn how to skratch?

> Starters lessons

Do you want to expand your basic scratch techniques?

> Advanced lessons

Do you want to get your skratch techniques perfected?

> Master classes

Scratch jams in our basement

- for everyone and all levels -
- meet up with fellow turntablists -

A back story

Ill with the Skill
Scratch Academy

Scratch Academy.

Ill with the Skill

Ill With The Skill DJ Academy (I.S.A.) is specialized in turntablism. Anyone who's interested is more than welcome to develop and/or expand their dj skills. It doesn't matter if you're a beginner or an experienced dj, our Academy offers lessons at all levels. Courses are provided by Setiono (LMN3, Turntable Rockstars), dj's DNS (Dutch DMC champion, SL-Trooperz, Turntable Rockstars), and Kypski (six-time Dutch dj champion and scratching virtuoso).

DJ Summits

- Summits are held in multiple cities accros the country -

Get inspired

- Meet up with fellow turntablists -

Share your skills

- Scratch jams during the dj Summits -


Teaching you
to become
a real dj!

Trial lesson.

Curious about real dj-ing?

Do you want to get a taste of our dj courses? Together we'll have a look at your current skills and see what more we can teach you. The trial course is only €10,- !

Starters pack.

Kickstart your dj skills

Our teachers of I.S.A. would love to give introductions on the basics of dj-ing and turntablism. You'll be informed about:

  • The dj equipment
  • Digital dj-ing [Serato / Traktor]
  • Beatmixing
  • Basics of scratching

Advanced pack.

Hungry for more?

For the somewhat experienced dj's who maybe already know how to do some basic scratches, you're in the right spot and git down with our advanced course. We can teach you how to add more flavor and your own style in your mixes. Parts of the experienced course are:

  • Party / Trickmixing
  • Scratching techniques
  • Beat Juggling

Wanna join?

All lessons are given bi-weekly on Wednesday night. Please contact us for exact dates.

The Pricing

- Worth while! -

Starters Course

€ 20 per lesson

€ 90 for 5 lessons

Learn how to use the equipment

Start beat mixing

Taste the basics of scratching

Basic tips & tricks


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Advanced Course

€ 20 per lesson

€ 90 for 5 lessons

Level up your basic scratch techniques

Trick mixing

Use your techniques in your mixes

Learn how to beat juggle


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The Best of the best

Our Team
of Tablists

DJ Setiono.

DJ / Turnablist

Club DJ and turntablist. Our main teacher at and partly founder of Ill with the Skill. He is also reguarly playing at Shit Is Bangin parties and at other venues accros the country. But in his spare time his weapon of choice is skratching. He battled in Turntablized and DMC Championships back in the 90's. With support acts for Scratch Perverts, DJ Q-Bert, DJ Shortkut and the BeatJunkies Setiono can be counted among some of the best turntablists of the Netherlands


DJ / Turntablist

Club DJ and turntablist. When you say DJ DNS, you say Dutch king of beat juggling! Founder of Ill with the Skill and Shit is Bangin. He can be found every weekend in the club anywhere across the Netherlands. DJ DNS has been crowned three times winner of the Dutch DMC Championships (2000, 2001, 2002) and other dj battles such as Turntablized (2000) and the ITF Beatjuggle Championship (2003). With those titles he is one of the most true turntablists of the Netherlands

DJ Kypski.

DJ / Turntablist

This six-time Dutch dj champion and scratching virtuoso is a key figure in the Dutch dj and scratch scene. Known for his drumming, scratching and production work in the band C-Mon & Kypski, he is now releasing music on Lowriders Recordings and his own label Kypski Music.

Our dates

- Check out what's on the agenda -

  • [ 13 april 2016 ] local scratch jam Utrecht
  • [ 20 april 2016 ] special class by Kypski

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