Earning the Hachijo-Daiko LATIdama indicates that you have proficiency in a set of skills LATI considers fundamental to Hachijo-style playing, along with the experience of undergoing the thought processes necessary to create your own solo piece. Specifically, recipients of the Hachijo-Daiko LATIdama are able to play a complete solo using the Honbataki Shitauchi, along with a short "jam" using either Yuukichi or Shabataki.
In order to receive this LATIdama, you must complete the following Requirements.
- Demonstrate your ability to play a Honbataki Solo with an evident introduction, body, build, climax, and an ending.
- Demonstrate a short solo on a Yuukichi or Shabataki Shitauchi with acceptable sticking, form, strike control, and dynamics.
For detailed information on the LATIdama system, see LATIdama.