I neglected to write about the moment from this week’s taiko class when we were tossing our bachi from right hand to left hand, and one of our students wanted to know how to make the bachi not change orientation in the air.
“If you spin it (along its vertical axis), it won’t rotate,” I said.
She tried it. It worked like a charm! Wowowow.
“Inertia!” exclaimed another student.
“Physics!” I yelled.