01

Date: 
Wednesday, May 7, 2014 - 20:00 to 21:45
Room: 
Large Classroom
Student should bring: 

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

Class syllabus: 

Welcome, while stretching (leg splits, torso rotation, shoulders/elbows/wrists)
- introductions; name, taiko experience, something unique
- ATUS/LATI overview
-- long-term study with 12-week course structure 7-4-1
-- LATIdama system
- course overview
- goals
-- grip
-- large strike
-- medium strike
-- quiet strike
-- fuchi
-- M patterns
-- QES notes
-- intro to graceful movement
-- counting/timing

- vocabulary: taiko, bachi, naname, beta, o-daiko, "yoroshiku onegai shimasu", "arigato gozai mashita"

- history of Sukeroku Daiko

Stance/Position/Grip
- kamae
- grip and whip
- large-volume / low-freq strike
- med-volume / med-freq strike
- 4-8-16 whole arm, elbow, wrist

fuchi

otsuri
M1, M3

practice: large strike efficiency (let the bachi do the work for you)
- concept of practice time
- what, how (task, feedback)
- homework

clean, closing
- remaining registrations
- Kris' contact info

Teacher(s): 
Kris Bergstrom
Attendance: 
Dana Sunderland
Eric Lai
Carol Fukuchi
Ryoma Ishii
Sharon Hayashi

Classes in this Course

Date Title
Wed, May 07, 2014 01
Wed, May 14, 2014 02
Wed, May 21, 2014 03
Wed, May 28, 2014 04
Wed, June 04, 2014 05
Wed, June 11, 2014 06
Wed, June 18, 2014 07
Wed, June 25, 2014 08 coach
Wed, July 02, 2014 09 coach
Wed, July 09, 2014 10 coach
Wed, July 16, 2014 11 coach
Wed, July 23, 2014 NO CLASS
Wed, July 30, 2014 12 PEAC
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