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Module 9

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.

Assessment opportunity:
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.

Assessment opportunity:
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.

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