How to Choose a Color Guard Costume That Everyone Will Be Happy With

How to Choose a Color Guard Costume Choosing a color guard costume isn’t easy – people, especially high school students, are picky about what they wear. Here on some tips on pleasing everyone As a color guard director, you understand the importance of choosing the best color guard uniform. You want to present your team in the most honorable fashion. …

The 10 Lessons You Learn in Color Guard

Here are ten lessons you learn by being part of one of the greatest high school sports – the magnificent color guard Over 36 million kids participate in organized sports each year. Team sports create a sense of connection, foster discipline, and provide an all-around great way to build skills and have fun! If you’re part of a color guard, there’s no …

How to Take Care of Your Color Guard Rifles

Are you properly taking care of your color guard rifles? Proper care cuts down on costs! Here’s the best way to take care of your rifles. If color guard is a sport you know and love, you’ll want to make sure you’re taking proper care of your rifles. Color guard rifles do not require a lot of upkeep, but taking a few …

Does Your Drum Major Have These Essentials?

It’s checklist time! Is your drum major equipped with everything they need on the field? Here are the most essential items and skills every drum major needs. The performance of your band depends heavily on the quality of leadership when marching onto the field. Your drum major needs to be well equipped to lead a band that leaves a lasting …

The Band Director’s Guide to Color Guard Flags

The Band Director’s Guide to Color Guard Flags Have you been suddenly charged with the color guard? Let’s start with getting your flags right. Learn more in our band director’s guide to color guard flags. There are two reactions to becoming the color guard director. The first is a sense of accomplishment and pride. The second thought is one of …

5 Things You Should Bring to Color Guard Practice

Kick starting your first year in color guard? Let’s round up all your supplies. Here are 5 things you should bring to every color guard practice. Color Guard: the American cousin to the Capoeira. A rhythmic combination of dance-movement and fighting skills. With a flamboyant spectacle of colors and choreography, the sport has risen from its roots in the American Civil …

5 Things You Should Bring to Color Guard Practice

5 Things You Should Bring to Color Guard Practice Kick starting your first year in color guard? Let’s round up all your supplies. Here are 5 things you should bring to every color guard practice. Color Guard: the American cousin to the Capoeira. A rhythmic combination of dance-movement and fighting skills. With a flamboyant spectacle of colors and choreography, the sport …

10 Reasons High School Marching Band Rocks

10 Reasons High School Marching Band Rocks Joining a high school marching band creates lifetime memories and shapes students in their future selves. Here are 10 reasons you’ll never regret joining band. If something’s telling you you should join your high school marching band, run – don’t walk – to the opportunity. This is a chance to learn a unique …

Keeping Your Grip: How to Tape a Color Guard Fla

Keeping Your Grip: How to Tape a Color Guard Flag In a complicated routine taping your color guard flag my be just the thing to tighten up performance. Here are some of the best tips on tape placement. Has your instructor told everyone to change the color guard flag? Has your old tape undergone some wear and tear? It’s time …

The Truth About Color Guard Competitions

The Truth About Color Guard Competitions A lot of people don’t realize how intense a color guard competition can be. They require a lot of hard work and preparation. Read on to learn more. The sport of color guard (yes, it’s indeed a sport) is often misunderstood. What’s even more misunderstood is a color guard competition. Getting to a competition …