Male and female castanets
Flamenco dance is usually performed by both male and females. Both have different types of clothes for this particular dance and they also have different types of castanet sets. Macho castanet is for the males and hembra is the female castanet.
Holding two castanets
Hembra castanets which has a knot on it while the other one, which males use, macho castanet is slight deeper. Holding a castanet is also very important. You should know that in flamenco dance, holding a castanet is very important. You should always hold castanet in your dominant hand as your grip should be solid. Experts of flamenco dance say that you should always hold the castanet in your dominant hand. The grip is very important in flamenco.
Adjusting knot in the castanets
Adjusting the knot of castanets is very important. You should always make sure that they always lie slightly open at rest. It will make easier for you to use castanets.
Studying the vocabulary of the castanets
Studying the vocabulary of the castanets is also very important. You need to learn all the vocabulary which is being used in flamenco dance and also of castanets.
Create a drum roll sound
Drum roll sound also will make easier for you to use castanets. The “ta” and “pi” sound will determine how well you are learning.