Category: From the Archives

From the Archives: It’s all about Travel Safety

| March 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

This week we pulled two articles from the archives regarding hotel and travel safety.  This is it!  If you’re going on an overnight trip this is one of those important moments in your experience as a coach to teach your students something that could serve to keep them safe throughout their lives – well beyond […]

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From the Archives: Can it be TOO clean???

| March 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

This week’s articles from the archives: A Movement Moment #10: Too Clean? by Cheryl Myers (03/18/2010)  Our resident “Movement Chick” suggests that yes… it is, perhaps, possible to be too clean… check out the article to see what she means. The ‘Winterguard Wand’ and Championships by Chris Casteel (06/09/2008) A very important article by Chris […]

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From the Archives: Mid-season motivation and a little charm…

| March 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

March is here – hard to believe! Every point in the season creates it’s own unique challenges.  We hope that these weekly articles pulled from the archives help you to find the information that might speak to something you’re facing right now.  With a little over (or less than) a month left in the season […]

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From the Archives: Goals… and a little comic relief

| February 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

Sometimes all you need mid-season is a little comic relief… so we have some here in an archived article by Darcie Gudger. Colorguard, Clones, Cat Litter and a little Comic Relief! by Darcie Gudger (2/8/2010) And after you’re done laughing it’s time to re-evaluate your goals mid-season. READY, FIRE, AIM (Re-evaluation and Goal Setting Mid-Season) […]

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From the Archives: Finishing Touches

| February 21, 2012 | 0 Comments

This week it’s all about the finishing touches.  The kids are spinning… it’s relatively together…they’re starting to express and use their showmanship skills… Now it’s all about details. These two articles from the archives have some ideas that might help. A Movement Moment #8: Put on Your Audience Eyes by Cheryl Myers (2/17/2010) Everyone’s favorite […]

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From the Archives: Showmanship!

| February 14, 2012 | 0 Comments

This week it’s all about showmanship!  How do you get your performers past the technical and really expressing the “meaning” of the show up and out there to the audience.  How do you get them to a point where they are able to draw the audience in and engage? Here are two of our past […]

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From the Archives: Writer’s Block and other challenges…

| February 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

As we hit the mid-point of our seasons sometimes challenges set in… if you’re facing some stressful challenges this week here are two articles that might provide some insight. When Teaching Guard Gets Hard by Darcie Gudger (11/03/2009) When You Hit the Proverbial Block by Chris Casteel (9/25/2009) If you’ve hit a rough patch we […]

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From the Archives: Collaboration, Transitions and Fabric Sails

| January 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

We hope your winter seasons are off to a fabulous start.  Whether you’ve just completed your first competitions or are looking forward to them this weekend, we hope that the growing community here on the CGE FB page or the archived articles here on CGE will help make your season just a little less stressful. […]

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From the Archives: Spotting, Show Tips & Transitions, Transitions, Transitions…

| January 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

Winter Seasons have officially begun across the world – last weekend marked the start in many circuits – while over the next few weeks most units will venture out to their first competitive performances. Here are a few articles we’re featuring this week from our archives.  We hope that you find something useful to make […]

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From the Archives: First Show Tips, Penalties, Emergencies…

| January 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

Another archives post jam packed with important ideas as we approach our first competitions of the winter season.  We hope there is something here you’ll find useful and that we’ve save you some time in the search! Movement Monday #4: First Show Tips by Cheryl Myers (1/4/2010) – Everyone’s favorite “Movement Chick” has some recommendations […]

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