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.
Being a student is a full-time job and at times it can be stressful and a bit overwhelming. Figuring out the best way to balance everything is a skill that will benefit you long after graduation.
Channeling all of the excitement, nerves, and adrenaline leading up to a performance can be key in keeping everyone calm as well as focused and driven for success. This curated playlist is intended to do just that – hype your performers as they make their final preparations before they take “center stage”.
A PA system, or Public Address System, is used to project sound/music to a large group. These systems are used in sports stadiums, concerts, marching bands, parades, auctions, news conferences, or any situation where a voice or instrument needs to be amplified.
“Cheater tapes” also called “third markers” are tape markings added to flag poles to define hand placement and help clean up choreography throughout the group. When teaching new routines, many instructors will indicate where the hands should be placed in relation to the markings. These points of […]
Your flags are an essential part of your color guard and winter guard show, but if you’re not using the right flagpole you could be compromising your performance.
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When the onset of the COVID-19 outbreak began, our company was informed of the need for face masks (PPE) by the local medical community. On March 20th, we transitioned manufacturing into producing cloth face masks that would be donated to local hospitals, medical facilities, first […]
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Learn how to properly tape your color guard rifles with this easy to follow tutorial with a free, print friendly downloadable version. Band Shoppe can help you keep your new color guard rifle spinning great.