With efficiency and sustainability at its core, LATI fundamental courses explore the powerful relationship between body, bachi, and taiko.
Discover the dramatic potential of the naname (slant) drum position! Naname style is one of taiko's great forms, empowering full-body rhythm and movement Recommended for all levels, Naname Form: Stance and Strike is a prerequisite for many exciting LATI courses: Omiyage, The Hot 7, etc.
This class is recommended for those who have already taken a Naname Fundamentals class. We will work on furthering your studies within the style by getting into more detail of the basics, along with more play time using movemnt to get your body and mind to start connecting.
NOTE: LATI will be closed for the week of June 9~15 due to involvement in the North American Taiko Conference held in Las Vegas.
Outline of 12-Week Course
- Review - Drills, Renshu, 1 e a u Drill, M1-4
- Whole Body Usage - arms straight and connected to feet
- Movement outside of basics
- Ka Drill
- Omiyage Basics
- Creativity - Using Matsuri - Twirl fun?
- LATIdama Evaluation Prep
- Coaching Session 1
- Coaching Session 2
- Coaching Session 3
- Coaching Session 4
- PEAC Week