This two-hour course explains each of the typical disciplines used when judging color guard performances. Expert adjudicators and instructors Ron Comfort, J.R. Carlisle, and Courtney Allison (of the Color Guard Academy) have interesting conversations about Movement, Equipment, Ensemble/ Design, and Effect. Great information for the new instructor, designer, or adjudicator, and a valuable reminder for the more experienced. SCROLL DOWN to Sample the Coursework.
Tuition is only $50 for the individual
A director can gain access for themselves and their entire staff for only $150. Methods of payment accepted are credit card, debit card, or school purchase order. Each person can use the course materials for 4 weeks after registration. Many directors have had their school or band program pay for the course as discipline-specific professional development. Just supply the names and email addresses of your staff when registering. Get your entire team on same page and have your most successful season ever!
Movement and Equipment
Ron Comfort and Courtney Allison explain how these “downstairs” captions are adjudicated.
- The importance of training
- How “Movement is part of everything”
- Advice for instructors on the process
of teaching and running a rehearsal
- Clarify the difference between
Well-Rehearsed and Well-Trained
- Writing for the performers you have
Ensemble / Design and Effect
J.R. Carlisle and Ron Comfort share clear explanations of these “upstairs” captions.
- The difference in the “construction / analytical” analysis
vs. the “reactive” analysis
- Connecting the Dots – How you get into
and out of a moment is critical!
- The timeline for a season – for judges and instructors
- Opportunities for continued growth and learning
- Advice on designing shows and running more effective rehearsals