tsukeshime bachi (usually smaller diameter, softer "hou" wood)
nagado bachi (usually larger diameter, harder "kashi" wood)
- Komellero and Mochillero sections: stop when container touches usu
audience participation brainstorming: individual leaders will think through (KB on pounding)
- try leading audience part. : over quiet music?
-- The mochi is almost ready: time for ipponzuki to finish it off!
-- "kine": pass around, don't touch top or put on ground (bogine)
-- stance: face usu, R-handed R foot forward, distance - kine is vertical
-- grip: R-handed R hand forward, loosely w forward hand
-- aim for the middle
-- one hit: let kine fall, next level (in, then up)
-- timing: listen to tempo of "ichi, ni, ich, ni, so, re" up on "re"!
-- gradually get faster
-- last person: count down from 4, "applause" on fuchi, we take kine, help them bow
two-person pounding: rhythm focus - "Sugine"
- downbeat person is our rock
-- everyone follow downbeat pounder
- upbeat is challenging
-- long practice of playing "and", gradually get faster
- 8th notes vs 16th notes
-- Nook and Cranny Drill: one 16th pair in every possible position