Dokokara

12-week Course

(Yuta Kato, 2007)

Originally commissioned, performed, and generously shared by Zenshin Daiko

Recommended drills to complete before course starts

(No homework submission necessary)

1 e a u Drill (7 min)

1 e a u Drill Application (5 min)

Week1 LESSONs

Ka Drill

(7 min)

Dokokara Oroshi

(6 min)

Week 1 Homework Assignments

Submit a video of yourself playing the Ka Drill at 80BPM (or faster) + Oroshi on all parts using the Follow Along

Week 2 LESSONs

Dokokara Ji

(4 min)

Individual Solos

(9 min)

Week 2 Homework Assignment

Using the Follow Along at the end of the "Individual Solo" lesson,

submit a video of you playing the 8, 4, 2 (first half) and 2 (second half) solos while maintaining the Ji for other parts.

You can opt to keep the solos simple by copying what I do, or go ahead and challenge yourself by creating your own beats!

Week 3 LESSON

Group Solos

(9 min)

Week 3 Homework Assignment

Using the Follow Along at the end of the "Group Solo" lesson,

submit a video of you playing the L1, S1, L2, S2 while maintaining the Ji for other parts.

Same as last week, you can opt to keep the solos simple by copying what I do, or start creating your solo!

Week 4 LESSON

Chaos

(7 min)

Week 4 Homework Assignment

Using the Follow Along at the end of the lesson,

submit a video of you playing the Chaos Section ending with the Short Tag.

Week 5 LESSONs

Long Tag

(8 min)

Build

(19 min)

Week 5 Homework Assignment

Using the Follow Along at the end of the lesson,

submit a video of you playing each party (A/B/C/D).

Week 6 LESSON

Main Phrase

(14 min)

Week 6 Homework Assignment

Using the Follow Along at the end of the lesson,

submit a video of you playing Main Phrase 1 - Long Tag -> AAAB AAAB -> Long Tag