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

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

Class syllabus: 

Warm-up
movement call and answer

Deciphering Movement challenge 1 (R focus)
do(p)go su go da(^) da(v) do(q)go su go da(v) da(^) su dagon su dagon [otsuri]

own movement development time
5min, 2em

student-led Deciphering Movement challenge - Yuu

Deciphering movement challenge 2
don gi da gon (windmill) chi dogo da gon dogodagodagasu (dokokara) gon [otsuri]

student-led Deciphering Movement challenge - Jomya

review course topics
- final questions

Course goal 1
- understand "grace" as arm extension, connection to bachi
- grace in today's L-p arm swing
-- extension, no elbow bend
-- bachi as part of arm

Course goal 2
- understand "relevant" taiko movements
- relevance in today's L-p arm swing
-- strike initiates movement (natural movement dynamics)
-- movement leads to perfect apex position

Course goal 3
- enjoy movement through independence
- independence in today's L-p arm swing
-- R on straight path
-- R elbow bend

Course goal 4
- musical application
- variations of today's L-p arm swing (with Otsuri)
-- in speed
-- gon as pickup
-- dynamics
Deciphering movement challenge 3 (L focus)
su dogo(b) su da godon da dogo(q) su da su gi su su ga go [otsuri] (revise on day-of)

closing
- EDM
- ATUS appreciation
- no class next week

FUTURE
Taking turns
4em solos
- jiuchi on de, very quiet
- all play final otsuri

Teacher(s): 
Kris Bergstrom

Classes in this Course

Date Title
Tue, May 05, 2015 01
Tue, May 12, 2015 02
Tue, May 19, 2015 03
Tue, May 26, 2015 04
Tue, June 02, 2015 05
Tue, June 09, 2015 NO CLASS
Tue, June 16, 2015 06
Tue, June 23, 2015 07
Tue, June 30, 2015 08 - coach
Tue, July 07, 2015 09 - coach
Tue, July 14, 2015 10
Tue, July 21, 2015 11
Tue, July 28, 2015 NO CLASS
Tue, August 04, 2015 12 - PEAC
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