Marching shoes aren’t like regular sneakers so caring for your marching shoes is a must! Not only is it vital to maintain that polished, military look, but they’ll last longer and keep your knees, ankles, and feet safe from injury. The good news is that modern marching shoes don’t need a lot of extra products to keep them looking great.
Color guard gloves can be a lifesaver for your hands. Anyone who’s had to catch those big sabre tosses knows — especially those strategically placed padding points! But your gloves go through a lot, and it’s essential to take proper care of them, or they’ll end up looking dirty and shabby, which is a real bummer when the judges are looking.
Rifles have been a part of the color guard activity since the days of military pageantry. Traditionally, these nonfunctioning rifles were made from wood with metal parts to look just like their functioning counterparts.
Over the past 13 years, you’ve seen Band Shoppe’s Air Blade on the field, in marching band shows, winter guard shows, and on TV including an episode of Glee and during Lady Gaga’s Super Bowl Halftime show. But have you ever wondered where the idea of the Air Blade actually came from?
This is Part 3 of our Flag Basics Series, to check out all of our flag posts Click Here. Today we will review tips on selecting the right size pole for your flag. Whether a tall flag for spinning and tossing, a swing flag for […]
This is Part 2 of our Flag Basics Series, to check out all of our flag posts Click Here. Digital Print flags are a great way to achieve an intense or ultra-thematic flag without all the extra weight and seams. The 50-piece sewn ‘stained glass’ […]
We want to share some of our favorite tips for great flag design. Because this topic is so broad, we have broken it down into four parts. Keep an eye out for parts 2, 3, and 4! In this first part we will discuss color […]
Back-to-school means fall training for the 2016 marching season will be kicking into full gear and we’ve started thinking about all the essentials that music athletes need to feel great from the library to the field. Whether you’re happy to be back or counting down […]
Spirit flags and Battle flags are a fun way to incorporate the crowd into any game or pep session! Choose one of our designs or create one of your own. Whether you are going for a more traditional look or a modern design, if you can dream […]
Parade season is officially underway! Is your group putting their best face forward? Often photographed, parade banners help build recognition during parades and other events. Custom made just for you, Band Shoppe can help you decide which banner is right for your group. We have […]