Tag: safety

Tip for Today: Secure Stoppers

| June 29, 2008 | 0 Comments

“Play it Safe! Make sure your rubber stoppers are taped securely to your poles, otherwise the stopper and any bolts beneath could fly off and hit someone as the pole spins.”

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Hotel Safety

| March 3, 2008 | 1 Comment
Hotel Safety

  As we approach the championships season, hundreds of instructors will be faced with the task of choosing a hotel and supervising a group of teenagers on an overnight trip.  Here are some web resources for hotel safety!  

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“In Case of Emergency”

| February 3, 2008 | 0 Comments

Here is an article in the January/February issue of Halftime that I wrote giving tips for what to have with you as you prepare for supervising students heading out to your first competition!  "In Case of Emergency! "  

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Tip for Today: Taping Flag Bolts

| August 26, 2007 | 0 Comments

“Tape the bolts/weights for your flags before putting them into the end camps so that they don’t rattle in the pole when you spin.” – Nicki Rametta, Thomas Edison High School Colorguard

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Tip for Today: Hairspray on your shoes

| August 24, 2007 | 0 Comments

If you performance shoes are too slippery, then just spray the bottoms with hair spray

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Protecting Your Rifle!

| July 17, 2007 | 4 Comments
Protecting Your Rifle!

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 […]

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Equipment Survival Kit!

| January 31, 2007 | 2 Comments

Imagine this! You are starting to sweat.  Your heart is beating faster.  The adrenaline is kicking in.  You are totally focused on your game and your students have every eye on you waiting for your direction.  Equipment warm-up is only 7 short minutes and you have every moment perfectly planned to make sure your performers […]

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