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Date: 
Wednesday, November 5, 2014 - 18:00 to 19:45
Room: 
Large Classroom
Student should bring: 

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

Class syllabus: 

Welcome
- introductions
- ATUS, LATI overview
- course overview
-- goals
--- learn the essential elements of naname movement (L qp, R qp, axial, sagittal)
--- expose our bodies to a wide range of new movements
--- improve our ability to decipher movement
-- unstated goals
--- improve relaxation, esp. shoulders, grip
--- increase extension
--- gain exposure to "relevant" movements
- instrument use
-- moving drums
-- bachi check

"Yoroshiku onegaishimasu"

Respect refresher
- appreciation for drums
- bowing, or other
- taiko as "hero", long-term artistic goal

Today's goal: starting point vid, basic strike

Naname deciphering movement challenge (video record)
- da(v) dogo da(v) don da(^) go ga da(>) gon don ga(^) chigon don daga dan dan

teach pattern slowly

basic strike feedback - R
- apex
- directionality
- elbow
- loose grip
- speed

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

Teacher(s): 
Kris Bergstrom
Attendance: 
Ben Hirose
Nadine Skye-Davis
Kathryn Stewart
Patty Lively

Classes in this Course

Date Title
Wed, November 05, 2014 01
Wed, November 12, 2014 02
Wed, November 19, 2014 03
Wed, November 26, 2014 04
Wed, December 03, 2014 05
Wed, December 10, 2014 06
Wed, December 17, 2014 07
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