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.
“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.
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.
Band Camp is approaching, and whether you are new to the band or a senior member, it’s time to prepare for this season! Here’s 5 steps to help you achieve your best band camp ever!
This is Part 4 of our Flag Basics Series, to check out all of our flag posts Click Here. In Part 4 of our Flag Design Basics Series we will discuss a frequently asked question in the color guard community – what’s the best way […]
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 […]