Tags: color guard

  • Congratulations, you’ve survived a summer of drum corps! An entire summer of rehearsing, performing, and traveling around the country has undoubtedly caused you to feel and look different than you did before. Now that you’re at home again and ready to dive back into real life (we’re counting down...

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  • “What do you recommend we eat for marching band?” This is almost a guaranteed question we get asked when we present clinics. The thought usually comes from a student who has a general idea of what it takes to be “healthy”, but doesn’t understand how that applies to marching...

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  • A 4-hour rehearsal block will make any performer hungry, and the wait in the lunch line can seem to last forever. Why not put that time to use? All these stretches can be done while standing on a sidewalk or curb and will help you recover for the next...

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  • Anyone who has marched DCI knows that PB&J is a staple food for almost every corps. PB&Js are frequently served alongside every meal and snack, every day, all summer! There are many reasons that drum corps serve PB&Js to their members. One of the most obvious is cost: the...

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  • There are an abundance of snacks that taste good. And one of the points of food is to eat things you enjoy! But in drum corps, you’re working so hard that everything you put into your body should serve a purpose. Your bus box should be filled with foods that...

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