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Date: 
Tuesday, February 10, 2015 - 20:00 to 21:45
Room: 
Large Classroom
Student should bring: 

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

Class syllabus: 

welcome
- course overview
-- 12 weeks, coaching session
-- goals: stance and strike fundamentals
-- ability to answer these questions
--- why naname?
(for future reference)
---- to allow movement
---- to emphasize the line of the strike
---- asymmetry of body, arms
--- what are the three variables of stance?
(for future reference)
---- pi angle
---- distance
---- stance angle
--- what are three aspects of the beautiful strike?
(for future reference)
---- tone
---- relaxation
---- grace of free bachi movement
---- speed
---- clarity of strike axis

demo M1-4

class structure
- warmup, usually copycat
- concept of the day, feedback
- drills, feedback
- individual practice
- clean

today: grip and stance variables
- grip starting point
-- back fingers
-- thumb/pointer V
-- no "fishing" muscles
-- medium strike and bachi whip
-- copycat

clean overview

close

Teacher(s): 
Kris Bergstrom
Attendance: 
Jomya Lei
Raymond Jimenez
Russel Nishida
Lori Nishida

Classes in this Course

Date Title
Tue, February 10, 2015 01
Tue, February 17, 2015 02
Tue, February 24, 2015 03
Tue, March 03, 2015 04
Tue, March 10, 2015 05
Tue, March 17, 2015 06
Tue, March 24, 2015 07
Tue, March 31, 2015 08 - coach
Tue, April 07, 2015 09 - coach
Tue, April 14, 2015 10 - coach
Tue, April 21, 2015 11 - coach
Tue, April 28, 2015 12 - PEAC
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