Literally “good morning” but used among musicians/ dancers/ actors, etc anytime of day to say “hello!”
Literally “I ask you to do well for me”, used when meeting someone for the first time or at the beginning of a rehearsal or lesson. Can be shortened to just: Yoroshiku or Onegaishimasu. “Onegai Itashimasu” is also a good way to say it.
Kuchi shouga or shouka（口唱歌）
Vocalization of rhythm and melody
Zokin = cloth rag; Gake = to use – When you use the cloth to wipe the floor by running on all fours.
Ippatsu= single; Uchi= to hit – One hit at a time practice
Shoumen uchi (正面打）
Shoumen = the front – Facing the drum when you hit
Yoko = side – standing parallel to the drum and swinging sideways to hit
Ji uchi (地打ち）
Ji = earth (base) to play a base beat; Taisou =（体操）
Count to Ten!
- 一 = ichi
- ニ = ni
- 三 = san
- 四 = shi
- 五 = go
- 六 = roku
- 七 = shichi
- 八 = hachi
- 九 = kyu
- 十 = ju