nagado bachi (usually larger diameter, harder "kashi" wood)
Continued with the syllabus from last week. Emphasis on "3. Switching between lines" and "4. Practicing in chunks"
Specific warm-up for KarC - In addition to the 4-8-16-32, Dontsuku Dorotsuku, and Ka drills, we worked on getting an even sound from the right and left hands.
KarC Warm-up (Played at 70-80 bpm)
LLLLLLLL / RRRRRRRR / LRLRLRLRLRLR / KarA1
Process for learning KarC - Got through steps 1 and 2.
1. Check understanding of each line
A1 B1 B2 B3 etc.
a. Check for correct sticking LRLR etc.
b. Check for correct nuance (specific pointers from Yuta)
2. Repeat each line individually
Input each line into muscle memory
3. Practice switching between lines
4. Practice in chunks, Make chunks bigger/longer