01

Date: 
Saturday, June 21, 2014 - 13:30 to 15:15
Room: 
Large Classroom
Student should bring: 

Nagado, Odaiko Bachi
Ear Plugs

Class syllabus: 

Orientation
What you are getting into
- 4-8-16-32
- Renshu
- Drills
12-week Course Structure 7 - 4 - 1 (NOTE: 2 weeks of break July 18, 25 after Week 4)
LATIdama Evaluation Oroshi, Challenge Pattern
What is the LATIdama? - key to unlock song learning classes (e.g. Dokokara)

Quick Self Intros
"Yoroshiku Onegaishimasu"

Stretches

Stance/Position/Prep/Grip
Grip - leaving about an inch at the bottom grip with Pinky and Ring Finger
Stance - make a square with your feet
Height - Center of body = Center of Hitting Surface
Distance - Shoulder to tip of sticks straight - bachi tips touching center of drum

4-8-16
Wrist - focus on loose grip and bounce
Elbow (16) - make triangle with arms and bachi, while elbow kept still facing drum head
Whole Arm Individual (4) - straight and loose on the up, elbow bent all the way, push forward and catch the bouncing bachi at right angle
Wole Arm (8) - independent arm motion
4 - 8 - 16

10 minutes alone - "ignore eachother" practice

Clean

"Arigatou Gozaimashita"

Teacher(s): 
Yuta Kato
Attendance: 
Vern Yonemura
Debbie Pepper

Classes in this Course

Date Title
Sat, June 21, 2014 01
Sat, June 28, 2014 02
Sat, July 05, 2014 03
Sat, July 12, 2014 04
Sat, July 19, 2014 No Class
Sat, July 26, 2014 No Class
Sat, August 02, 2014 05
Sat, August 09, 2014 06
Sat, August 16, 2014 07
Sat, August 23, 2014 08 Coach
Sat, August 30, 2014 09 Coach
Sat, September 06, 2014 10 Coach
Sat, September 13, 2014 11 Coach
Sat, September 20, 2014 12 PEAC
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