FROM THE ARCHIVES: Transitions, Conflict and Crafts!

| October 11, 2011 | 0 Comments

We’re back with our weekly installment featuring timely articles “From the Archives” of CGE.


Looking for ways to improve your fall show and fast?  Read this article on transitions and make sure your transitions aren’t falling subject to these four common problems.

Equipment Transitions: Four Problems to Avoid by Catina Anderson, February 5, 2007

and another one on transitions if you’re struggling… this one is a bit more recent

Transitions by Lorraine Kohagen, August 11, 2011


Here’s one for those of you who might be facing mid-season conflict among performers:

When Teaching Guard Gets Hard by Darcie Gudger, November 3, 2009


… and on a more upbeat note!  Are you having a great season and looking for something fun to do with your students for team-building?  Make these adorable necklaces from an item you might just have around the guard room.

“Guardie” Washer Necklaces! by Brenda Scarpati, November 6, 2010

That’s it for this week – we’ll be back next Tuesday with even more oldies but goodies!!  We hope some of these older articles buried in our archives might be helpful and we’re very grateful for the coaches who have taken the time over the years to share their experiences so we all may continue to benefit from their ideas and fresh perspectives.  If you have an idea you’d like to share with the CGE community – something that’s worked well for you – please contact us at cgeducators at aol dot com.

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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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