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 (depending on where you compete) we know some of you are thinking ahead and planning for end of season awards while others may be stuck amidst the challenge of mid-season motivation or moving past a plateau.  With those ideas in mind here are our three featured articles this week.

Bring on the Charms! by Catina Anderson (11/10/2077) a girly-fun awards tradition turned keepsake that performers will surely treasure their entire lives

Pushing Through the Performance Plateau by Chris Casteel (04/02/2009) Wonderful advice from Chris Casteel on overcoming mid-season challenges.

The Many Roles of the Instructor: Keeping Performers Motivated Mid-Season by Chris Casteel (05/09/2008) Maybe it’s not a performance plateau you’re facing but a lack of motivation during rehearsals… check out Chris’s advice for changing things up and getting back on track!

Until next week… Happy Spinning!

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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