Beta : Fundamentals

Thursdays, 6-7:45pm

First Class: Thu, September 08, 2022
Teacher(s): Yuta Kato
Room: Large Classroom

Fundamentals of the Beta Style (drum is placed vertically, hitting surface is parallel to the floor)
- The core and most basic style of taiko.
- We will cover everything from stance, grip, the strike, and all the building blocks necessary for you to use your body in the best way for efficiency and sustainability

Outline of 12-Week Course

  1. Stance, Position, Grip, Strike (4 types)
  2. 4-8-16-32, Kuchi Shoga, Dorotsuku, Don tsuku Dorotsuku
  3. Dokokara, Don kara Dokokara, Renshu Daiko
  4. Renshu Daiko
  5. 1 e a u Drill
  6. Renshu using 1 e a u Drill (Renshu with Grace Notes)
  7. Renshu Offset
  8. Oroshi
  9. TBD - Recital Prep?
  10. TBD - Recital Prep?
  11. TBD - Recital Prep?
  12. TBD - Recital Prep?

Classes in this Course

Date Title
Thu, September 08, 2022 01
Thu, September 15, 2022 02
Thu, September 22, 2022 03
Thu, September 29, 2022 04