Meaning: ‘Tatti’ means to stamp with the ball of your foot as in ‘Tatti Adavu’. Mettu means to lift the heel then rest as in ‘Mettu Adavu’.
Mandala: Aramandi, Alidham
Hasta’s: Varies as per need
Tattu Mettu are rhythmic patterns that gives you the basic feel of tala.
The focus is on the feet movements .
5 different jatis– according to the number of beats
Tisra – Ta Ki Ta
Chatusra – Ta Ka Dhi Mi
Khanda – Ta Ka | Ta Ki Ta
Misra – Ta Ki Ta | Ta Ka Dhi Mi
Sankeerna – Ta Ka Dhi Mi | Ta Ka | Ta Ki Ta