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 [...]
Halftime Magazine just published a new “web exclusive” article, written by our very own Chris Casteel, education coordinator for the Winter Guard Association of Southern California comparing plastic and wooden rifles. Have you wondered what the difference is? Trying to make that choice yourself? Visit Halftime’s website for their article! Plastic vs. Wooden Rifles by [...]
The metal pieces of a rifle can be particularly sharp on bare hands, especially in cold weather. Avoid injury by taping over all exposed metal including swivels and strap screws with electrical tape before the season begins.
We recently received an email inquiry from a reader about how to repaint a rifle when it gets chipped. We spoke to John from Premier Rifles for his advice. This is what he recommends! To play it safe you should use enamel paint on rifles. Some rifles are painted with enamel and some with lacquer [...]
We found a video by the Cavaliers Drum and Bugle Corps featuring Andrew Acheson on Band Director.com . This is a video on rifle technique that you can view online – it covers parts of the rifle, basic spins, and other beginner technique! Click Here for the Video!
Before you spin those new rifles make sure you have prepared them for the abuse they are about to receive! Without the proper taping your rifle can go from “shiny and new” to “split in two” with just one bad toss! This article gives step-by-step instructions for taping your rifle as well as tips from [...]