In this course Kaoru takes students through all the preparation needed to begin playing in the Yokouchi style. From body position and how to strike the drum effectively to creating a compelling yokouchi solo, Kaoru’s course will give you a great start in learning this exciting style of taiko.
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In this lesson Kaoru explains the concepts behind yoko uchi playing and how to position the body in relationship to...
In this lesson Kaoru demonstrates the basic hitting technique and what to avoid when playing yoko uchi.
In this lesson Kaoru demonstrates proper technique in playing jiuchi and what to avoid when playing these important rhythms.
In this lesson Kaoru demonstrates 5 useful basic patterns for yoko uchi soloing.
In this lesson Kaoru demonstrates different ways we can play patterns 1-3.
In this lesson Kaoru demonstrates alternate sticking and motion for Pattern 4.
In this lesson Kaoru demonstrates different ways to approach Pattern 5 and common problems that happen when playing yoko uchi.
In this lesson Kaoru focuses on rotating from the core and making sure the movement is happening from the core.
In this lesson Kaoru reviews topics covered in the previous 8 lesson and demonstrates how to put all these elements...