tsukeshime bachi (usually smaller diameter, softer "hou" wood)
warmup: 16's Drill and dribbling the bachi
- demonstrate ability to "dribble the bachi"
- run drill
- call and answer
Review Ice Skater
Preferably before sleeping, run through the Ice Skater drill at a comfortable tempo. Focus on getting the structure, esp. the "extra" set of 4 hits. Pausing to remember is allowed. Always play in control!