Tags: marching health

  • It’s 5:45pm, and you are hitting the home-stretch of your after school marching band rehearsal. The problem is you are expected to be giving your highest level of energy during these last 30+ minutes, but your tank is running on empty. The last meal you ate was a slice...

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  • First, congratulations on making it through the summer! Second, how is your body feeling? Drum corps has a unique way of making you simultaneously love what you are doing and hate life due to pure exhaustion. It is one of the most physically and mentally challenging activities that a...

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  • With band camps approaching you may be getting a bit nervous about your preparation. While summer has been great for relaxing, we all know that the first full Monday rehearsal is likely to feel like you got knocked on the head by a stray colorguard flag. If you are...

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  • As a musician, your posture is the foundation for creating a masterful sound. Whether it is your mother telling you to “sit up at the dinner table” or your band director telling you to have “taller posture” during rehearsal, most of us have repeatedly been told to have better...

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