Last month I promised a guard-themed craft or crochet project per month. I almost let November run away from me… but just under the wire I’m back with craft project #2! And this one I LOVE! Bus Pillows made from Upcycled Guard T-shirts with Crochet Edgings Before I start with the step-by-step let me just [...]
“The reason most people never reach their goals is that they don’t define them, or ever seriously consider them as believable or achievable. Winners can tell you where they are going, what they plan to do along the way, and who will be sharing the adventure with them.” Denis Waitley I stumbled over this [...]
Let’s face it; your parent group can either be your greatest benefit or your biggest worry. I am quite sure that, as an instructor, you already have an overwhelming list of program concerns on your proverbial plate; it hardly seems likely that you would want to add another concern to the list. Probably the last [...]
That’s it! Is anyone else sick and tired of hearing about our ever spiraling economy?! From late-night comics to the everyday news, there are times when I want to yell “ENOUGH ALREADY!” Not to say that this isn’t a very genuine and trying situation for us all, but – come on already – let’s start [...]
Before the first competition, gather all your important phone numbers on one sheet. Include numbers such as the transportation office, school administration, student cells, parent emergency contact and contest site coordinator. You’ll be glad to have this valuable resource if a problem arises!
Have difficulty finding time to maintain your rehearsal of fundamentals throughout the season? This article has ideas for how to fit in critical rehearsal of fundamental skills at every rehearsal throughout the entire season even as focus shifts towards design and choreography. Coaches and Adjudicators agree a strong training program with a solid foundation in [...]
Each year I assign everyone a number for Fall Guard. I then number all equipment with these numbers. The girls are to use the equipment with their number on it only- whether it’s for a rehearsal or taking their equipment home. This way if anything is damaged I will know who to go to about [...]