08 coach

Date: 
Wednesday, June 25, 2014 - 20:00 to 21:45
Room: 
Large Classroom
Student should bring: 

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

Class syllabus: 

Basic Strike Technique
Stairway to Heaven
Isolate wrists
Isolate elbows
Practice positions 2, 3, and 4
Full Impulse Strike (eyes closed, hitting after bachi click)

Uchikomi
Practice the feeling of "hitting through the drum"
Maintain bachi speed until point of contact!

Separation of Movement
Indipendansu Ude
- Focus on strong, even strikes
- Don't start the strike before you have to!
- End each drawback with straight arm

Stick Control
Don tsuku DoRo tsuku
- Exaggerate loud vs. soft

Homework: 

Practice "Don tsuku DoRo tsuku" drill!
Practice rolls -- stay relaxed!

Teacher(s): 
David Wells
Attendance: 
Dana Sunderland
Ryoma Ishii
Carol Fukuchi
Eric Lai
Sharon Hayashi
Christopher Fong

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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