Recently dubbed “The DJ Coach”, HAPA has found a way to blend his 20+ years of experience as a DJ with his passion for teaching, to deliver informative and digestible concepts in the classroom. His degree in Sociology (UCLA ‘03) and his ever-growing diverse list of accolades makes him a tremendous asset as a mentor and coach. HAPA prides himself on being at the cutting edge of music, education and technology and is well versed and certified in practically every major hardware or software brand that is in the DJ space. Since 2004, HAPA has helped build Scratch DJ Academy and their various locations throughout the US into the world's leader in DJ education that it is today.


Learning how to DJ can be incredibly frustrating. What equipment do I buy? What do I learn first? Am I doing this right? Where do I get music from Learning how to DJ can also be expensive and its easy to spend thousands of dollars without even knowing how to load a song. We have found the solution! Using Algoriddim djay as our main software, we have developed a step-by-step program that will have you working toward the goal of learning how to mix. You will learn how to use features that will translate to ANY dj rig you encounter, but with a device you are already familiar with: your phone, tablet, or computer. There will be lessons, exercises, quizes, a midterm and a final assignment that you can turn in for feedback from our team of professional DJs. Find the right track for you (based on the device you are using), and lets get started!