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Date: 
Tuesday, November 4, 2014 - 18:00 to 19:45
Room: 
Small Classroom
Required reading: 

Search "Kagami Kai": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SQSkMN_QljM
Also search "mochi tsuki", "餅つき"

Student should bring: 

tsukeshime bachi (usually smaller diameter, softer "hou" wood)
nagado bachi (usually larger diameter, harder "kashi" wood)
earplugs

Class syllabus: 

Welcome

course overview - Kris
- 7 wk, Bokenkai
- Mr Kato and Yuta involvement
- goals
-- learn bozuki and kine fundamentals
-- develop music to support the tsukers
-- create a vision for the future mochitsuki group
- unstated goals
-- implement ideas from all participants
-- improve observation and listening skills
-- sugagaki
- respect refresher
-- bachi check
-- bowing

Today's goal: overview, bozuki basics, suga intro

mochitsuki overview - Toshi
- key terms
-- usu - mortar
-- kine - mallet
-- bougine - Kagami Kai-original stick for pounding
-- takejiki - bamboo mat
-- nuno - wide-weave net fabric
-- kaeshi - mochi turner
-- katakuriko - potato starch
-- maru mochi - round mochi, covered in katakuriko
-- noshi mochi - rectangular mochi, not coated with katakuriko
-- shamoji - rice-turning spatula

bozuki basics
- vertical
- naname stationary
- naname walk C
- naname walk CC
- mochi age
- oshi age

sugagaki - Kris / Yuta
VIDEO FROM LESSON: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oSftqL75Aio&feature=em-share_video_user
- demo
- R and L hand individual hits

Closing
-- homework
-- 15min prac session
-- class pages
-- clean up procedure: dust mop
-- instructor contact info

Teacher(s): 
Yuta Kato
Kris Bergstrom
Attendance: 
Christopher Fong
Desmond Tamaki
Andrew Bordenave
Carol Fukuchi
Sharon Hayashi

Classes in this Course

Date Title
Tue, November 04, 2014 01
Tue, November 11, 2014 02
Tue, November 18, 2014 03
Tue, November 25, 2014 04
Tue, December 02, 2014 05
Tue, December 09, 2014 06
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