02

Date: 
Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 18:00 to 19:00
Room: 
Small Classroom

Student should bring: 

nagado bachi (usually larger diameter, maple or "hou" wood)
shime bachi (usually smaller diameter, "hou" or "hinoki" wood)
odaiko bachi optional
earplugs

Class syllabus: 

prep
- board
-- "Yoroshiku onegai shimasu"
-- "Arigato gozaimashita"

welcome
- introductions: name, favorite website
- role of "Fundamentals" in Block
-- physical foundation (legs in low stance, extended arms, coordination of whole body)
-- key strike types (large | simultaneous | elbow | wrist/fingers)
- introductions

warmup
- top to bottom check-in (remind your brain the body's full range of motion)
- heart rate (jumping jacks)

set drums
- arms
- legs (Square)

stance

grip

16's Drill - first line with focus on grip

16's Drill
- R R R R | R R R R | R R R R | R R R R
- L L L L | L L L L | L L L L | L L L L
- RLR R R | RLR R R | RLR R R | RLR R R
- LRL L L | LRL L L | LRL L L | LRL L L
- RLRLR R | RLRLR R | RLRLR R | RLRLR R
- LRLRL L | LRLRL L | LRLRL L | LRLRL L
- RLRLRLR | RLRLRLR | RLRLRLR | RLRLRLR
- LRLRLRL | LRLRLRL | LRLRLRL | LRLRLRL
- RLRLRLRL | RLRLRLRL | RLRLRLRL | RLRLRLRL
- LRLRLRLR | LRLRLRLR | LRLRLRLR | LRLRLRLR

future
- large strike
-- (bachi on floor) reaching high
-- "falling" strike
-- with bachi
-- "don 2 3 4 gon 2 3 4"
-- bounce
-- 100 hits
- small strike

closing

Teacher(s): 
Kris Bergstrom
Attendance: 
Adam Shy
Jing Chao
Steve Vilicich

Classes in this Course

Date Title
Thu, August 03, 2017 01
Thu, August 10, 2017 no class - NATC!
Thu, August 17, 2017 02
Thu, August 24, 2017 03
Thu, August 31, 2017 04
Thu, September 07, 2017 05
Thu, September 14, 2017 canceled
Thu, September 21, 2017 07
Thu, September 28, 2017 08 - coach
Thu, October 05, 2017 09 - coach
Thu, October 12, 2017 10 - coach
Thu, October 19, 2017 11 - coach
Thu, October 26, 2017 12 - PEAC
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