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Archive for December, 2017

Important Information for Beginner Twirlers

There are several challenges that a new competitor may face when they enter the baton twirling arena. Itís nice to have an outline generated by someone who is experienced in the competitive twirling world. You can also ask your childís coach for information that you may need to familiarize yourself with this world, but itís important to not take too much time away from your childís lesson. Performing your own research can go a long way. The first step to entering the competitive twirling world is to get a good coach. If you look into your local twirling organization, they most likely will have several strong, informed coaches available to you that will offer a private lesson. When going through the coach selection process, let your child help in the decision-making process. The reason you should let your child help to make the decision is because of the following reasons: your child will be spending a significant amount of time with this individual. your child will be coll

Posted: 12/15/2017

Choose the Right Baton Twirling Event for Your Skill Level

If youíre new to the competitive baton twirling arena, you may want to learn about the different events that you can compete in. Here at Starline Baton, we understand that not every baton twirler can excel at every event. Thatís why we are going to break down each event for you. Basic Strut - The Basic Strut event is usually a short routine that requires marching in rhythm in a square, hitting every beat of the music. This demand is low for this particular event, and itís often for beginners to develop basic rhythm and good posture. Military Strut - The Military Strut event is performed in an ďLĒ formation and composed of marching stems with a military beat. This is a bit harder than the Basic Strut, as you need good rhythm, posture and arm/feet coordination. Presentation - This event is usually quote short and it helps to develop the proper technique of the competitor. This event is made up of body moves blended and executed to Presentation portion of the Strut music. R

Posted: 12/5/2017

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