03

Date: 
Saturday, July 11, 2015 - 14:00 to 15:45
Room: 
Large Classroom
Student should bring: 

Odaiko Bachi
Ear Plugs

Class syllabus: 

Aisatsu

Stretch

Goal
-Shoji's words - lifetime goal to aim for bringing out full potential of Odaiko
-Finding the role of what Odaiko is for you (and Omiyage)

Stance and Position
Square Stance - width and depth equal (hips always facing drum)
Arms - Horizontal to ground or higher bachi tips along main strike zone circle
Distance from drum - arms straight with fingers stretched out- fingertips touching drum
SIt into Stance - Establish with your legs the chair and Sit into it with your hips facing forward

1-minute drills
Neutral arm position (not straight forward)
With loose grip - 2 versions (pinky/ring grip, web between thumb and pointer finger grip)
Neutral grip
Wrist
Elbow

Larger strikes
Shoulder - loose grip, straighten while moving back, reach as far as possible, bend elbow and let bachi slip through waterslide
Blah Blah Drill - Transform into refined strike

4-8-16-32

Lying Down - Pushing up with feet practice
32 x Individual strikes

Ji Practice - Horsebeat
Dondoko - Ji
Rt - R RL
Lt - L LR
Both - R LRL RL(R LRL RL)

New Beat of the Day
Dokonko (RL L)
-Dokonkonkonko x 2
-Dokonko x 4
add below for drill
-Don x 8 (8)
-doko x 8 (16)

10-minutes alone

Clean

Aisatsu

Teacher(s): 
Yuta Kato
Attendance: 
Andrew Bordenave
Jack Hsiao
Jacob Gorelik
Jane Kim
Jessica Chen
Joy Takeuchi
Joy Yukimi Kono
Kaitlyn Higa
Shino Kokubu
Taka Natsuaki

Classes in this Course

Date Title
Sat, June 27, 2015 01
Sat, July 04, 2015 02
Sat, July 11, 2015 03
Sat, July 18, 2015 No Class
Sat, July 25, 2015 No Class
Sat, August 01, 2015 04
Sat, August 08, 2015 05
Sat, August 15, 2015 06
Sat, August 22, 2015 07 Coach
Sat, August 29, 2015 08 Coach
Sat, September 05, 2015 09 Coach
Sat, September 12, 2015 10 Coach
Sat, September 19, 2015 11 PEAC
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