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Officer Training Review

STUDY
PLAY
1st Law of Leadership
You Can't lead Others Until You Can Lead Yourself
2nd law of student leadership
You are only worth what you can give away
3rd law of student leadership
You can only give away what you got
Attitude and Responsibility
Life is 10% What happens, 90% how you react. Responding with ability
1st rule of marching
Start together, move together, stop together!
2nd rule of marching
Always be 1/2 way between front to back or side to side!
3rd rule of marching
Connect the line! Play dot to dot!
4th rule of marching
Use Physical Projection!
5th rule of marching
Play your part! Execute your routine!
Adjusted Size Step
Step other size than standard 22.5" 8-5 Step. Used in "float" flows
Alignment
Being in line either front to back or side to side. Two types: Dress, Cover
Asymmetrical
Not symmetrical
Backslide
Marching backwards. Heels off ground, on toes
Cover
Being in line front to back. Type of alignment
Curvilinear
"Curved Lines". Can be form or Marching path
Distance
Front to back spacing in straight Curvilinear form
Dress
Being in line side to side in a straight or Curvilinear form. Line up ankles. Type of Alignment
Dress Center
Setting the form with correct spacing and alignment from inside to to outside
Eight to Five
Standard Step size. 22.5 inches
End Zone
Boundaries of Field on far extremities. Outside 0 yard line
FTL
Type of flow in which some marchers follow another marcher. Generally in curvilinear path
Flank
turn executed in 1 count
Float
Type of drill flow. Uses adjusted step sizes to ensure all marchers arrive at same time
Flow
Transition between drill forms
Football Field
100 by 54 (53.5) Yard field. Performance Area
Form
Picture displayed by marchers. Can contain linear, curvilinear, symmetry, and asymmetrical figures
Hashmarks
Marks that divide field equally into thirds. Every 17.5 yards. 28 steps in each third
Hold the Form
Marching flow where picture moves but does not change
Inside
Towards 50 Yard Line
Interval
SIde to side spacing in straight/curvilinear form
Linear
straight line. Can be drill form or marching path
Outside
Away from 50 Yard Line
Physical projection
All elements of appearance as a performer: Posture, Carriage, Pose, Instrument/Equipment position, and Uniform. Appear as tall as possible.
Roll the feet
Forward Marching Style. Exaggerate toe pointed up, shift weight, peel back foot up, roll front foot down, heel to toe. Do not do for back slides.
Side One
Side to the on the left of field (When looking from Box)
Side Two
Side to the on the right of field (When looking from Box)
Sideline
Front and back boundaries of field
Slide
Body posture where upper half is facing one direction and marching in a different. Often used as type of flank turn
Slow Turn
Static/Stationary turn in more than one count. Smooth and consistent rotation
Soft Turn
Nonstationary turn executed in more than one count. Often used in curvilinear follow the leader flows
Spatial Awareness
Being conscious of all field coordinates and performers
Spacing
Being equally spaced between either front o back or side to side in a linear or curvilinear form. Two types are distance and interval
Symmetrical
Form same on both sides
Yard Lines
Marks that divide field every 5 yards
Attitude
80% of Qualities of a Leader. Laughter, Exciting, Assertive, Disciplined, Enthusiastic, Responsive, Sensitive, Honesty, Integrity, Positive. More important than skills/achievements
Communication
Most important part of leadership. Holds it together. Ability to bring/receive knowledge from others
Confidence
To be certain of your abilities. Developed through practice. "doing it right til you cant do it wrong." But,"When in doubt, fake it."
Dedication
To make a commitment to an organization, it members, or ideals
Discipline
Having control over attitudes and skills. Leading by example. "Can't lead others till you can lead self."
Halftime
20 minute break between 2nd and 3rd quarters. Visiting Band performs first.
Honor
Attaining dignity and respect through behavior and actions
Knowledge
Experience plus facts. Leadership skill. "Can only give what youve got"
Leader
Someone that can get others to do what they normally would not. Can be positive or negative. Good can teach, mentor, help. Official title is NOT needed.
Paradigms
"mental Road Map" Ideas you hold to be true. What you were taught
Paradigm Shift
Often comes with an epiphany. Drastic change in ideas you hold to be true
Phasing
Not being together. Can be marching, music or equipment work
Practice
Time to get the most work done. GET ER DONE. Time for most efficient use of time.
Pride
Displaying high self esteem, section, and band. Be proud!
Professionalism
Qualities which enable someone to handle any situation with calm and confident control. Someone that does it right even when they dont want to.
Responsibility
Responding with ability. Based on skills and attitude.
Skills
20% of qualities of a leader. Schedules time well, Knowledgeable, Initiates action, Learns more, Listens well, Success oriented
Time Management
Putting first things first. Making priorities. Decisions based on level of responsibility and professionalism