A first-of-its kind curriculum built for marching band.

The 2020 UDB Moves Me Virtual Curriculum is a collection of the foundational elements of marching, movement, and choreography for today’s contemporary marching ensembles.  Through collaboration with some of the world’s finest movement instructors, this 12 module, 50+ lesson curriculum is the first-of-its-kind and is tailored for directors and students to begin learning from immediately using their UDBapp subscription.

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Module 1

Warm up/Physical training:
Marching Health Dynamic warm up

Marching focus:
Forwards, backwards,  and direction changes

Movement focus:
Positions

Included exercises:
Dynamic warm up exercise
UDBapp marching exercise
Positions exercise
Hybrid exercise 1

Module 2

Warm up/Physical training:
Marching Health Dynamic warm up

Marching focus:
Slides

Movement focus:
Tendu and Passé

Included exercises:
Dynamic warm up exercise
Slides exercise
Tendu and Passé exercise
Hybrid exercise 2

Module 3

Warm up/Physical training:
Marching Health Back to Band Workout 1

Marching focus:
Horn moves

Movement focus:
Rond de jambe

Included exercises:
Back to Band Workout 1
Horn move exercise
Rond de jambe exercise
Hybrid exercise 3

Module 4

Warm up/Physical training:
Marching Health Back to Band Workout  2

Marching focus:
Horn moves with marching

Movement focus:
Plié

Included exercises:
Back to Band Workout 2
Horn moves with marching exercise
Plié exercise
Hybrid exercise 4

Module 5

Warm up/Physical training:
Marching Health Back to Band Workout 3

Marching focus:
High mark time

Movement focus:
Lunges and forced arch

Included exercises:
Back to Band Workout 3
High mark time exercise
Lunges and forced arch exercise
Hybrid exercise 5

Module 6

Warm up/Physical training:
Marching Health Back to Band Workout 4

Marching focus:
Box drill

Movement focus:
Chassé and sit and roll

Exercises:
Back to Band Workout 4
Box drill exercise
Chassé and sit and roll exercise
Hybrid exercise 6

Module 7

Warm up/Physical training:
Marching Health Back to Band Workout 5

Marching focus:
Curved paths

Movement focus:
Combining skills

Included exercises:
Back to Band Workout 5
Curved paths exercise
Movement combination exercise

Module 8

Warm up/Physical training:
Marching Health Back to Band Workout 6

Marching focus:
Fast tempo marching

Movement focus:
Fast tempo dance choreography

Exercises:
Back to Band Workout 6
Fast tempo marching exercise
Fast tempo challenge

Module 9

Warm up/Physical training:
Shoulder exercises

Marching focus:
Slow tempo marching

Movement focus:
Slow tempo dance choreography

Exercises:
Shoulder exercises
Slow tempo marching exercise
Slow tempo challenge

Module 10

Warm up/Physical training:
Dynamic warm up

Marching & movement focus:
Endurance

Movement focus:
Slow tempo choreography

Included exercises:
Dynamic warm up exercise
Hybrid 1 & 2 combo
Slow tempo creative challenge

Module 11

Warm up/Physical training:
Dynamic warm up

Marching & movement focus:
Endurance

Movement focus:
Medium tempo choreography

Included exercises:
Dynamic warm up exercise
Hybrid 3 & 4 combo
Medium tempo creative challenge

Module 12

Warm up/Physical training:
Dynamic warm up

Marching & movement focus:
Endurance

Movement focus:
Fast tempo choreography

Included exercises:
Dynamic warm up exercise
Hybrid 5 & 6 combo
Fast tempo creative challenge