FROM THE ARCHIVES: January 10, 2012

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This week’s featured posts are listed below – we hope they’ll help you generate some important discussion with your teams as you head into your first competitions of the winter season – create those teachable moments that will serve them their whole life through.

Just Breathe by Chris Casteel (January 27, 2009) – Chris discusses the role of breath in managing stage fright.

Conduct Becoming by Catina Anderson (November 9, 2009) – Catina shares her expectations for her performers conduct at competitions.  A good starting place for developing your own list and having a discussion with your team prior to the first show.

The Evolution of a Show Through Time: Helping your Students Deal with Change by Catina Anderson (Feb. 1, 2007) – Catina discusses how she prepared her students for the inevitable changes in the show throughout the winter season – helping them to understand change as a good thing and not to interpret change as failure.

Movement Monday #5: Movement Under Equipment by Cheryl Myers (January 15, 2010) – Cheryl offers tips for improving you performers movement skills under equipment.

Category: From the Archives, Regular Blog Features

About the Author (Author Profile)

Catina Anderson is the founder/editor of the Colorguard Educators blog. Color guard has been part of her life for almost 25 years. She began coaching in 1994 and worked with the Broad Run High School color guard in Northern VA from 1998 until 2010. She has also written for Halftime Magazine and served on the Executive Board of the Atlantic Indoor Association. A former teacher, she enjoys sharing what she has learned and hopes to encourage others to share as well. Together we can create even more positive experiences for performers and help to collectively strengthen marching arts activities worldwide.

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