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The foot rhythm (ashi-byōshi) called "fumikomi" often appears in "go-sūghi-mono". As I have mentioned before, foot rhythm is not uncommon in dance in general, not just in Nihonbuyo. However, the “fumikomi” foot rhythm seen in festive pieces is not a beating of light rhythm. It looks as if the dancer is stomping on the ground with their feet. This is also said to have the meaning of dispelling evil spirits.
(Mitsuko T. Sakurai)