Research on the Motion Technique of Japanese Tea Ceremony

  • Soutatsu Kanazawa
  • Zelong WangEmail author
  • Yuka Takai
  • Akihiko Goto
  • Tomoko Ota
  • Hiroyuki Hamada
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9745)


In this paper, the tea making of motion skill by tea master of “The way of tea” was investigated by High speed camera. The most important process at beginning of tea making, which using tea whisk to mix the hot water and tea powder with high speed, was focused and recorded. The tea master’s motion track of tea whisk was clarified and analyzed by software. The final tea also was recorded by camera. The surface of bubbles was measured by numerical method. The expert regular move up and down tea whisk was considered the important Characteristics for the tea making motion.


Motion technique Japanese tea ceremony The way of tea Tea making skill 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Soutatsu Kanazawa
    • 1
  • Zelong Wang
    • 2
    Email author
  • Yuka Takai
    • 3
  • Akihiko Goto
    • 3
  • Tomoko Ota
    • 4
  • Hiroyuki Hamada
    • 1
  1. 1.Urasenke KonnichianKyotoJapan
  2. 2.Advanced Fibro-ScienceKyoto Institute of TechnologyKyotoJapan
  3. 3.Department of Information Systems EngineeringOsaka Sangyo UniversityDaitoJapan
  4. 4.Chuo Business GroupOsakaJapan

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