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How to Perform Your Best

After working hard and preparing for your competitions, it can seem daunting to perform. Since all of your practice has been leading up to this performance, it may help to take some time to help you prepare and center before the show. First, remember to believe in yourself. You have worked hard to prepare for what you are about to do, and you are ready. You can do this. Do your best to maintain good eye contact with the judges; this will help convey just how confident you are in your routine. Remember — the judges want you to succeed and are rooting for you, not against you. The judges are able to see when a performer is slaking, so make sure to give your performance everything you’ve got. If you do make a mistake, continue with your performance. The judges don’t know your routine the way you do! They won’t notice a mistake unless you make it clear. Believe in yourself and your routine, and the rest will come naturally. For more tips on how you can make the most of your performance, co

Posted: 7/29/2020

Getting Started

If you are keen on starting your path into the baton twirling world, there are a few things you have to know first. Here are some tips to help you kick off your twirling. The primary thing you'll really need to know when entering the universe of baton twirling is, obviously, a baton. There are various styles to choose from. The most significant thing about selecting a baton is ensuring the length is the best fit for your body. The best possible size for a baton is the length from your armpit to your center finger. After you have purchased your baton and are preparing for your first practice, you must also need clothes that are breathable and flexible. You may want to try wearing athletic clothing or something like Soffe shorts. Another item you need is a good pair of shoes. Also, to ensure that your hair doesn't get in the way of your twirling, you may need to put it in a bun or a ponytail in order to keep it out of your face and from being tangled in your baton. You will be in

Posted: 7/15/2020

Why You Should Start Baton Twirling at a Young Age

Baton twirling is an extraordinary art for all. Although, it can be particularly advantageous to children. For children, baton twirling encourages them to practice mindfulness, hand-eye coordination, and other skills. Baton twirling teaches kids to work as an individual as well as in a group, which is very useful for their future. By taking an interest in the art of baton twirling, children learn to create quality performances which will lead to a positive perception of their confidence. Since baton twirling is unique, it can show you a few unique things. For example, how liberating it is to stand out and be different. It has been proven that being a part of a sport helps communication skills and problem-solving. Baton twirling is also a natural stress reliever and will boost serotonin. This art will also help develop healthy lifestyle habits, as well being a fun hobby to enjoy. After reading that you may wonder how to get into baton twirling! Once you decide on baton twirling, you nee

Posted: 6/24/2020

Equality in Baton Twirling

Unfortunately, being a majorette has been stereotyped to be just for women. In the history of baton twirling, it is pretty unknown in the sense of where it truly started and who really started it. Although we do know it was women who brought baton twirling to light, they were not the ones who started it. This leads to a misconception of baton twirling being for women and not for men, but that is completely false. Although it is viewed as an unusual pursuit for boys, baton twirling is for everyone. Baton twirling was used during World War II with men in the military, except they had metal ends rather than rubber. There have been men that have claimed they have disappeared from baton twirling after the increased glitz, glamor, and lightness associated with it, but this does not need to be the case. Numerically fewer than 100 baton twirlers are men, but it should not be this way. Baton twirling is an exhilarating exercise and a great opportunity for all. It should not be constricted to on

Posted: 6/10/2020

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