01

Date: 
Saturday, January 13, 2018 - 12:00 to 13:45
Room: 
Large Classroom
Student should bring: 

nagado bachi (usually larger diameter, harder "kashi" wood)
earplugs

Class syllabus: 

Orientation
Facility Introduction
What you are getting into
- 4-8-16-32
- Renshu Daiko
- Drills
12-week Course Structure 7 - 4 - 1 (7 weeks instruction, 4 weeks coaching, last day evaluation)

Quick Self Intros - name and favorite..?
"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

4-8-16-32
Wrist (32) - 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 - 32

Drills
Dorotsuku
Don Tsu - on each hand
Dorotsuku - RLRL

10 minutes alone - "ignore eachother" practice

Clean

"Arigatou Gozaimashita"

Teacher(s): 
Yuta Kato
Attendance: 
Chris Olson
Debbie Lin
Donna Inaba
Elham Tarabi
Kian Fake
Holly Thomasson
Michael Thomas
Miyuki Todokoro
Sean Kobashigawa

Classes in this Course

Date Title
Sat, January 13, 2018 01
Sat, January 20, 2018 02
Sat, January 27, 2018 03
Sat, February 03, 2018 04
Sat, February 10, 2018 05
Sat, February 17, 2018 06
Sat, February 24, 2018 07
Sat, March 03, 2018 08
Sat, March 10, 2018 No Class
Sat, March 17, 2018 09
Sat, March 24, 2018 10
Sat, March 31, 2018 11
Sat, April 07, 2018 12
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