How Do We Staff a Training Workshop?

At Drill-Team Dynamics Inc., we are very selective about choosing trainers to fit the needs of your unit. Our goal is to match you with the best fit from our wide range of trainers, all of whom are highly skilled and talented in their own right. We go to great lengths to ensure that the individuals who come to your …

So you want to be a drill team coach?

Upon graduating from high school, many people realize that their passion for drill is still as great as it ever was. And what better way to stay involved with the activity you enjoy than by returning to help “coach” your high school drill team? If this describes you, these are our TOP 5 DOs & DON’Ts for the aspiring civilian …

VIDEO: Unarmed Exhibition Memorization

Today, we talk UNARMED EX training! How do you remember your sequences? How do you teach them more effectively? Kirsten Pacheco explains the best way to accomplish the mission! Would you like to learn directly from our Coaches? Be sure to check out our on-site training services (or pass along the information to your instructor!) As always, if you have …

VIDEO: Port Arms in Exhibition Drill

DTD Coach Matt Wendling explains the ideal standard for Port Arms during exhibition drill and WHY we feel this will benefit your team so much! The mechanics of Port Arms change drastically when you introduce exhibition movements such as manuals and spins. You want your team to have the best chance at cleaning and making precise this key position through …

VIDEO: Selecting Your Color Guard Team

MSG Edford Luckey spent a large portion of his career as a Junior ROTC instructor developing cadets into young professionals, capable of presenting the colors in any scenario. His teams were consistently sought after for professional sporting events, naturalization ceremonies, and other high-visibility functions. Furthermore, MSG Luckey is perhaps the most dominant color guard coach in the history of competitive …

VIDEO: Unarmed Exhibition – Types of Stomps

DTD Coach Kirsten Pacheco gives insight on the different kinds of stomps utilized in unarmed exhibition drill. More importantly, she explains why it’s crucial that teams differentiate and define these different types of stomps in their routines. Making sure that each team member understands and knows how to execute these different stomps will not only make creating your routine that …

5 Ways to Set Your Team Up for ARMED Exhibition Success

Designing an exhibition routine is a tall order for many schools. Training to execute that routine, whether armed or unarmed, is another feat in and of itself. This week, we’ll focus on ARMED exhibition and the processes you can implement to help set the team up for success. 1. Master Regulation Drill Before you begin working on exhibition drill, you …

VIDEO: Why Taking “Breaks” is Bad

Drill-Team Dynamics Inc. Executive Director 1stSgt Christopher Borghese explains why the “Take 5!” mentality at practice is ultimately more costly than you might realize.  Time is of the essence at any drill practice and the team that makes good use of it will be the team that is successful! Drill-Team Dynamics Inc. wants to help you succeed. Connect with us …

VIDEO: Running Effective Practices

DTD Coach Matt Wendling explains the facets of running an effective drill team practice in this video. Drill-Team Dynamics Inc. wants to help you succeed. Connect with us via social media on Instagram (@drillteamdynamics) and Facebook (Facebook.com/DrillDynamics) and leave any questions you might have below. Be sure to check out our training services to learn more about how we can …

5 Ways to Recruit New Members

Recruiting can be one of the toughest parts of maintaining a successful drill team.  After all, you need new members each you to continue a viable and sustainable legacy.  We understand that with the change in our society and culture, drill team is something that appeals to fewer and fewer individuals with each passing year.  Drill team doesn’t bring with …