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Madonna’s 1940’s Majorette Look in Her Summer Tour

May 31st, 2012 · 2 Comments · Baton Twirlers In The News, Marching Bands, Drum Majors, Color Guards, Drum Corps

Madonna’s MDNA 2012 summer tour has launched. Her show is full of costume changes and many innovative designer looks. This majorette costume caught our eye! Designer Arianne Phillips took inspiration from the drum majorettes of the 1940’s. Hats off to that era of baton twirling history! Photo by Courtesy Photo

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She’s Just Happy To Be Twirling Again

August 29th, 2011 · 1 Comment · Videos, Videos: Just For Fun

Baton twirling videos shot indoors always crack us up. Growing up, our family of twirlers always had the rule, “No twirling in the house!” It is fun to find so many videos today shot in dorm rooms with webcams, in the living room with a friend, and like this one, in the kitchen. She is […]

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Baton Twirling Mom Remembers Her 1966 Majorette Routine

August 23rd, 2011 · 5 Comments · Moms (& Other Grown Ups) Who Were Twirlers, Videos, Videos: Baton Soloists

How we love those baton twirling moms! Meet Tally and her spirited reenactment of the baton twirling routine that helped her win the Junior Miss Englewood crown in 1966. Once a majorette, always a majorette! Thank you to jkirkpatrick6 for sharing the Youtube video.

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Nothing Says Summer Fun Like Fire Baton Twirling!

August 7th, 2011 · No Comments · Fire!, Videos, Videos: Baton Pairs and Teams, Videos: Baton Soloists

Nothing says summertime fun quite like twirling fire batons! This fun fire baton twirler added lots of life and sizzle to a summer party, and clearly impressed everyone there. There are a couple of special touches. Using the Tiki torch to light up is a terrific idea, and watch for the friend twirling fire in […]

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Baton Twirling Video Highlights Croatian Majorettes Precision & Style

January 13th, 2011 · 3 Comments · Baton Twirlers and Majorettes Around The World, Videos: Baton Pairs and Teams

One of the joys of the internet and video is discovering so many baton twirlers and majorettes around the world. This is the IMA-International Majorettsport Association from Croatia. This majorette parade routine is full of style and zip! They have some wonderful musicality and make good use of this upbeat tango. Enjoy! Appreciation to Orangerka […]

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Baton Twirling Practice Makes Perfect…Eventually!

January 12th, 2011 · 1 Comment · Videos: Just For Fun

We all know that practice makes perfect and this is especially true when it comes to baton twirling. We found this entertaining twirling video of a practice session when things didn’t go quite as planned! Can you relate?? Appreciation to meggersk for sharing this YouTube video.

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Slow Motion Baton Twirling Video

August 28th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Giving Back, Videos: How To Twirl, Videos: Just For Fun

This short video of slow motion baton twirling is pretty cool! It’s especially interesting to watch video of baton rolls while they are slowed down. Starting at 0:32 you’ll see fishtails, then neck rolls. Also, a long arm roll toward the end of the video. Enjoy! Appreciation to danabyrne for sharing their YouTube video.

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3 Baton Juggling Video from the 80’s

August 30th, 2009 · No Comments · Videos: Baton Soloists

We are totally enjoying the baton twirling videos from the 80’s that we’ve come across! This is Corrie Jordan’s winning performance in the 3 baton event at the 1983 USTA Baton Twirling National Championships in Denver, Colorado. Corrie executes some wonderfully complicated tricks and has a lot going on under that 3rd baton that’s up […]

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80’s Retro Video ~ Wonderful Baton Twirling

August 28th, 2009 · 2 Comments · Giving Back, Videos: Baton Soloists

We’ve come across some wonderful videos taken at the 1983 USTA Baton Twirling National Championships. This performance by Nancy Mitchell is a real favorite! She does some skillful rolls starting at 0:28, particularly the front neck rolls at 0:41. Competitive baton twirling has certainly continued to evolve over the years. I just love the perspective […]

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USTA Baton Twirling Nationals Begin Tomorrow!

July 11th, 2009 · No Comments · Baton Competitions and Contests

Hundreds of baton twirling athletes, their coaches, families, and supporters are headed to Tucson, Arizona for the 2009 USTA Baton Twirling National Championships. This year’s Grand Champions will be determined in a wide variety of competitive events, including solo, strut, 2-baton, 3-baton, dance twirl, pairs, teams, and corps.  The week long convention also includes the […]

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