Choreographing flag moves is
something that takes experience. Coming up
with new flag moves also takes experience and
creativity. A show should be full of moves
that the director makes up, as well as some basic
I know it's sneaky, but
watch other colorguard's moves. This is a good
opportunity to not only get ideas, but make
variations to the moves and make them your own!
For a list of moves and how to do them, visit the
Flags are used typically for
2/3 of the show. The other third should be a
mix between dance, rifles, sabers, and other
props. Typically a choreographer will use
anywhere between 2 and 5 flags during a 7-10
minute marching show.
More information about flags
is available at
If anyone has any flag
choreography tips, email me at
and I will post them on this page!