Fellow kendama slayers, I am currently a senior in high school and am taking an IB Math Analysis class, which is basically like a slight step above AP classes. I am required to write an IA (Internal Assessment) which is basically just a long essay about math which revolves around any topic I choose. I am trying to incorporate kendama and do something “mathy” with it. The only problem is that the math portion could only be carried so far, it would just be a simple problem and analysis which would give me very low scores. I had several ideas. Testing out different kendama sizes and shapes on different people to see their effect and determine the exact size and shape that would be perfect. Another would be changing string lengths on one kendama and having others try to get it on all cups and the spike to see what the best string size would be. Maybe something to do with the weights and whether lighter or heavier kendamas are better statistically. These were all just beginner ideas and while they may sound good, the math is not anywhere near the depth at which an IB class goes. If anybody could please give me some ideas to spark something that could be taken further that would be very much appreciated. Although no worries, I know that you guys just wanna land some banger tricks (and more power to you).