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Module 4

Warm up/Physical training

Back to Band Workout 2, provided by Marching Health, serves as a great foundation to get students ready for physical activity.  This workout helps students build muscles that directly translate to the marching activity.

Marching: Horn moves with marching

This horn move exercise with marching, used by the Santa Clara Vanguard, builds on the marching exercise from Module 3 and is paired with a marching exercise that helps students practice simultaneous responsibilities.

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

Movement: Plié

Pliés are taught and explained in this comprehensive lesson used by the Santa Clara Vanguard.

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

Hybrid exercise 4

This hybrid exercise combines marching and pliés into one phrase. 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 will be submitted for review by directors or staff.

UDBapp song name:
M4 Exercise: Hybrid Exercise 4

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