Samba Savannah Surdo Resources

Here’s Thalita Santos teaching the basics of surdo technique. This is part of a series of videos; in this lesson, she focuses on how to hold the sticks and maintain correct posture. (The video is in Portuguese):

In addition, Courtney Danley has a great overview of the surdo on her blog. There, she describes the different surdos, the patterns they play, and the technique used to play the instrument.