04

Date: 
Tuesday, May 29, 2018 - 20:00 to 21:45
Room: 
Large Classroom
Student should bring: 

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

Class syllabus: 
Welcome
  • with neighbor: name, favorite animal
Warmup
  • naname exercises: opposite arm swings focus
Set drums
Fundamentals
(1) Slowplosion A dajidogo
  • daji don dan don
  • dajidogo dan don
  • dajidogodago don
(2) Call and Answer
(3) Slowplosion B
    Slowplosion A to B Transition
    • Play in front of the mirror to make sure you're performance is visually pleasing.
    • Things to Remember
      • When playing Slowplosion A Line 4, bend your right leg more.
      • Move your right leg back when playing the last da of Line 4.
      • As your left arm extends away from you after the last hit of Line 4, turn your body to the right. Then drag your left bachi across for the first chi of Slowplosion B Line 1.
      • When playing the first chi of Slowplosion B Line 1, reach as high and as far right as you can; extend left leg, somewhat on your toes.
(4) Loud/Soft Drill
Murder
(1) Bachi Rebound
  • Pair up. Create 8 ka leading to don
  • When composing, think about how the bachi “rebounds” after a ka. What would be the natural path of the bachi? If you get tangled, what are some creative ways to get out of it?
(2) Murder Part 1 (slomo)
Clean Up and Close
Homework: 
Practice Murder
Practice Slowplosion A-B
Teacher(s): 
Kris Bergstrom
Attendance: 
Abigail Sangco
Arthur Mok
Barbara Baker
Carol Fukuchi
Diane Fujimori
Geoffrey Schimmel
J Rassi
Katie Durnbaugh
Kim Masumi
Naomi Nishi
Sharon Hayashi

Classes in this Course

Date Title
Tue, May 08, 2018 01
Tue, May 15, 2018 02
Tue, May 22, 2018 03
Tue, May 29, 2018 04
Tue, June 05, 2018 05
Tue, June 12, 2018 06
Tue, June 19, 2018 07
Tue, June 26, 2018 08
Tue, July 03, 2018 09 - Yuri
Tue, July 10, 2018 10
Tue, July 17, 2018 11
Tue, July 24, 2018 12 - PEAC
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