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Module 2

Warm up/Physical training

This Dynamic Warm Up, provided by Marching Health, is a great way to get the body ready for movement and should be a focus for students and staff before each marching rehearsal.

Marching: Slides

This exercise covers the mechanics needed to successfully achieve slides for wind players.

Assessment opportunity:
Students will perform exercise on camera using metronome. Video can be submitted for review by directors, staff, section leaders, or peers.

Movement: Tendu and passé

Tendu and passé are explained and reviewed. Students will learn and practice these movement basics using the video and the exercise covered in the video.

Assessment opportunity:
Students will record themselves performing the tendu and passé exercise shown in the video. Video can be submitted for review by directors, staff, section leaders, or peers.

Hybrid exercise 2

This hybrid exercise combines marching, tendu, and passé. Students will learn and practice the exercise using the video and provided UDBapp file.

Assessment opportunity:
Students will perform exercise on camera using provided UDBapp file as a metronome and sound track. Video can be submitted for review by directors, staff, section leaders, or peers.

UDBapp song name:
M2 Exercise: Hybrid Exercise 2

Resources

Meet the instructors

If you are interested in having these instructors work with your ensemble, please contact support@ultimatedrillbook.com

Michael Rosales

Michael Rosales

Lead Choreographer, Santa Clara Vanguard

Samia Mooney

Samia Mooney

Movement Supervisor, The Bluecoats

Matt Hartwell

Matt Hartwell

Visual Caption Manager, Santa Clara Vanguard

Jennifer Hanford

Jennifer Hanford

Asst. Director, James Bowie High School

Elliot Cleveland

Elliot Cleveland

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