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Modern training to support the "songs" of traditional arts

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(TOP image) shooting: Kunisaki

The stage of a samurai who lives in the 21st century
Vol.8 Modern training to support "songs" of traditional performing arts
Great Confucianism

The other day, I played a "fish rod" which is said to be a secret song in a Kyogen program. It is a milestone of 20 years since the "Okuraryu Yoshijiro Kyogankai" hosted by the Father, and this program is the second challenge for me.

Let's explain the story briefly.
A whale that is hunted by the family as a hunter transforms into a monk, a stockholder, and persuades the hunter to stop fishing. That return route. The whale who found the bait of the wolf which the hunter threw away lost the temptation, took off the kimono which had been worn at last, revealed the nature, and fell on the whale. At the end, I managed to get out of the boat and was chased by a hunter and the boat flee.
It is considered to have the highest level of difficulty in the Kyogen 180 program, and because it requires the mind, skill, and body, it is a practice to obtain approximately 20 years of training and to perform as the final course. Therefore, it can be compared to "graduation thesis" as a way of saying crazy. It's not until you've been recognized as a full-time player by playing "fishing rod".
I premiered at the age of 26 and played a second repercussion for this occasion.
* The former owner of the Shiite (Photo: Kunisaki)

Needless to say the technical side is difficult. But more than that, you need strength.
The performer holds his back down enough because the spear has become human. In this posture for the first 40 minutes, I talk in this posture, talk, fly and talk.
And the biggest problem is the heat.
The dressmaker wears a moco motley costume and then wears a costume on it. A hat, gloves and a face on the head.
Only the neck is touching the air.
* Armor and Armor. Check carefully before the stage if there is any damage!

Physical strength was the biggest problem for me, who was 40 years old. Without physical strength, technology can not be used. So I started training after this year.
・ Running 5km
・ 30 minutes of muscle training
・ 20 minutes of yoga
・ Stretch 30 minutes
At first, I was working on habituation, but after entering in May, I put on a spurt and pushed in at a stretch.

As I mentioned before, I always want to run in a "hot" fashion, because I need to take measures against the heat.
The long-sleeved "extremely warm" sold at Sakai clothing stores was useful.
Of course, the tights are "Heat Tech".
In addition, wear a sauna suit and wear towels, gloves and a mask on the head and neck.
Run while saying the words.
He was running on the bank in a very "suspicious" fashion, but it was fortunate that he was not considered a suspicious person. I did not choose the clothes sold at sports stores because it is best to wear clothes that are difficult to move. There is no point in training unless it is stressed.

The muscle training was centered around the inner muscle. Usually I wasn't interested in muscle training and did nothing, so I only knew about push-ups, but recently I was surprised that there is a more efficient way of training. If you check it on the site, there are a large number of posts on YouTube that will tell you in detail. Just sweat slowly and practice your own choice of five.
I worked on stretch and yoga by buying and borrowing books.
I was able to find that I could make my body much lighter just by working on one book seriously for stretching. It also tells me carefully what muscles to stretch.
There are various poses for yoga, but I focused my effort on training the trunk.

Actually, I thought that both stretch and yoga had nothing to do with Kyogen. However, when I try it, I notice that the performance improves surprisingly, and I was ashamed of myself.
Anyway, I am light. Stability is born on the ground.

And above all else, it is sports drinks. Instead of the sports drink I had been drinking until now, I was offered a product called Hypotonic Water. Water can be absorbed quickly, so water does not get smashed in the stomach.
Furthermore, energy drinks are essential. Ingested before going on stage. During the ingress time (it's time to leave the stage and go back to the stage), I take a gel-like beverage that will restore my strength and muscles quickly. I was able to come to the stage using "the power of the present day".

Huge strength, technology on it. Mental power to support it. I think that it is a program in which the mind, skill, and body are united.000 "height =" 1334 "/> * A special surface to be used only for the eyebrows after Site's eyebrows. The field of vision is almost zero.

Why do you go there? I was told that.
A career of 34 years. 13 years from the premiere. Maybe I wanted to know what my current limit is. I think that I wanted to find the answer whether the accumulated one was correct.
The rest was just "do it or don't do it". Set your own goals and work hard on it. We strive to satisfy customers who look at us.
That was my heart.

Beyond this point, my physical strength will decline. At the same time, technology and spirit are improving.
I think that it is an appropriate item to pile up by the age at that time, and to hit all of the life of my life.
Ten years later, 20 years later, I would like to try again in search of my limit.

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