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Warm up/Physical training
These three shoulder exercises, provided by Marching Health, help establish shoulder strength and flexibility that translate directly to the marching activity for all performers.
Marching: Slow tempo marching
This curved path exercise helps students practice and perfect the feel of marching in a curved path combined with forwards and backwards directions at a slow tempo.
Students will perform exercise on camera using the provided UDBapp file. Video can be submitted for review by directors, staff, section leaders, or peers.
UDBapp song name:
M9 Marching: Slow Tempo Curved Paths (85 BPM)
Slow Tempo Challenge
Students will learn the choreography and drill that are the components of the slow tempo challenge.
Students will record themselves performing the UDB Moves Me Challenge taught in the video. Video can be submitted for review by directors, staff, section leaders, or peers.
Meet the instructors
If you are interested in having these instructors work with your ensemble, please contact [email protected]
Lead Choreographer, Santa Clara Vanguard
Movement Supervisor, The Bluecoats
Visual Caption Manager, Santa Clara Vanguard
Asst. Director, James Bowie High School
Founder, Marching Health
How to access UDBapp song files
All UDB Virtual Curriculum UDBapp song files are hosted in a special account accessible by you and your students. Each user will add their personal account to the UDB Virtual Curriculum ensemble.
From the UDBapp home screen:
1. Tap the three dots in the top left corner of the screen
2. Tap + Add Ensemble
3. Enter the following codes:
Ensemble code: udbmovesme
Ensemble password: cleandrill
Note: Directors, you will sign up as a staff member