2012 Cadets Drumline Changes And A Little Christmas Spirit

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In eight, stop-and-go, out eight, around to the left sixteen, stop-and-go, back around to the right sixteen, in eight, stop-and-go, out eight, around to the right sixteen, hip switch, around to the left sixteen, in eight, stop-and-go, out eight, halt.

The hornline and drumline learned circle drill this morning in basics (the technique portion of marching rehearsal). For years, circle drill has been the most-dreaded exercise because it puts you entirely at the mercy of the visual staff— and in this case, mercy tends to submit to endurance-building. The horns and drums start in two evenly spaced concentric circles, and the goal is to rotate around the shape through every direction change, keeping your upper body in a perfect slide towards the center.

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Posted by on Thursday, May 24th, 2012. Filed under Current News, DCI World.