Throughout the summer, we are proud to bring you color guard content to help you develop new skills and grow in your technique. Continue to check back here weekly for more videos and for the new focus each week.
Week 1: Dance Technique
From our friends at DSI, these videos break down a variety of dance skills used in color guard, ranging from beginner to advanced techniques. The videos feature Vincent Thomas, the dance coordinator for the Color Guard division at the Summer Symposium.
Week 2: Equipment Technique
From our friends at DSI, these videos break down a variety of technique skills used in color guard, ranging from beginner to advanced techniques, on flag, rifle, and sabre. These feature many of our Summer Symposium faculty members.
Basic Rifle Instruction with Nathan Jennings
Flag Technique with Ricardo Robinson
Basic Sabre Instruction with Nathan Jennings
Extended Flag Warm-Up Routine with Susie Harloff
Advanced Sabre Spins and Stops with Shannon Clark
Advanced Rifle Spins and Stops with Shannon Clark
Complete routine on how to spin a flag with guest artists
Week 3: Equipment Choreography
From our friends at DSI, these videos will take you through a variety of choreography phrases on flag, rifle, and sabre. The videos feature Summer Symposium faculty members Shannon Clark, Robbie Arnold, and Susie Harloff.
Week 4: Live Instruction Week!
Join Susie Harloff, Vincent Thomas, Robbie Arnold, Shannon Clark, Jared Littleton, Meghan Brackett, Ricardo Robinson, Derek Smith, and other familiar faces from the Color Guard division for a week of free, live instruction through Zoom and Instagram — no registration required. Designed for both students and Color Guard Instructors alike, and no experience needed.