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Time on Your Side

Kevin Wood • Playing Tips • December 4, 2018

Use a stopwatch to time transition events. For concert band rehearsals, use a site like to show the students they have X-number of seconds to be ready after the bell, or you have X-number of time to practice this scale.

For marching band rehearsals, use a stopwatch to time all of your rehearsals. Be consistent about giving students reminders i.e. “Be back in set 5 in 30 seconds.”

Kevin Wood

Cypress Woods High School

Cypress, Texas


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