Tapback (13)

かじ屋 – “Maeuchi”

A good “next step” kendama trick to learn once you have mastered the three cups. Start with the ball hanging down and flick it up into the big cup. Flick it up again from the big cup towards the edge of the base cup and at the same time rotate the kendama so the edge of the base cup “taps” the ball “back” into the big cup. Get it? “Tap” “Back”.

[Edit: Our man in Japan Jake Morris sent us a vid for the tapback. Cheers Jake!]