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U17 Inserts

A: FOOT FRONT DRILL / SLOW SHORTENED PACES

The Team will be in THREE OR FOUR RANKS at two pace intervals, members per rank will be positioned to make the start formation as symmetrical as possible. At the Start the squad will be facing the Front Boundary.


All Members: Mark Time two beats (LR).


Ranks A and C: Foot Front Drill, pivoting 450 to the Left on the first beat (LRLR).


Ranks B and D: Foot Front Drill, pivoting 450 to the Right on the first beat (LRLR).


All Members: Commencing with the Right foot, March three Slow Shortened Paces with armswing (LRLRLR).


Ranks A and C: Slow Mark Time one with the Left foot, pivoting 450 to the Right as the foot is lowered to the Stationary Position (LR), Slow Mark Time one with the Right foot, pivoting 450 to the Right as the foot is lowered to the Stationary Position (LR).


Ranks B and D: Slow Mark Time one with the Left foot, pivoting 450 to the Left as the foot is lowered to the Stationary Position (LR), Slow Mark Time one with the Right foot, pivoting 450 to the Left as the foot is lowered to the Stationary Position (LR).


All Members: Commencing with the Left foot, March three Slow Shortened Paces with armswing (LRLRLR).


All Members: Foot Front Drill pivoting 450 to the front as the foot is lowered to the Stationary Position (LRLR).


All Members: Mark Time two (LR).


 


B: SPECIAL SLOW MARCH

The Team will be in a FREE CHOICE FORMATION at two pace or two by two pace intervals. At the Start of the movement, the Team will be facing a Side Boundary or diagonally to the Front of the area.


All Members: March two paces (LR), Special Drill (LRLRLR), March eight Special Slow March Paces (LRLRLRLRLRLRLRL), Action Halt (R).


 


C: 90FIXED PIVOT WHEEL

The Team will be in a FREE CHOICE FORMATION at two pace or two by two pace intervals. At the Start of the movement, the Team will be facing any direction, and may commence the compulsory on a diagonal. All members will wheel in the same direction. The Fixed Pivot Wheel may be eleven, thirteen or fifteen paces depending on the size of the team.


All Members: Mark Time two beats (LR).


Pivot Member: Pause two beats (LR), Pivot Mark Time turning evenly through the 90 arc of the wheel, Pause three beats (RLR).


Other Members: Pivot Turn (if required) to align the body with the Pivot Member (L), Pause one beat (R), March the required number of shortened paces maintaining the same distance from the pivot to wheel 90, Action Halt (R), Pivot Turn (if required) to align to the new front (L), Pause one beat (R).


Head/eyes will turn to the pivot member on the Pause (R) prior to the first shortened pace of the wheel and will turn to the front on the Pause (R) prior to the step out at the completion of the wheel. The Pivot Member’s head and eyes will remain to the front. There will not be armswing in the Fixed Pivot Wheel.


D: COMPLIMENTS IN SLOW TIME

The Team will be in a FREE CHOICE FORMATION at two pace or two by two pace intervals. At the Start of the movement, the Team will be facing the Front Boundary.


All Members: March three paces (LRL), Action Halt (R), To Compliments in three beats (LRL), Pause one beat (R) and commencing with the Right foot, Slow March eight paces (LRLRLRLRLRLRLRL), Action Halt (R), To Attention (L), Pause one beat (R).


 


E: 180RIGHT SLOW HIGH STEP WHEEL

The Team will be in a FREE CHOICE FORMATION at two pace or two by two pace intervals. At the Start, the team will be facing the Front, Rear or a Side Boundary.


All Members: March two paces (LR), About Turn (LRLRLR), March twelve Slow High Steps to wheel 180 to the Right (LRLRLRLRLRLRLRLRLRLRLRLR) (radius two paces).


 


F. HIGH KICK STEPS IN SLOW TIME

The Team will be in a FREE CHOICE FORMATION at two pace or two by two pace intervals. At the Start of the movement, the Team will be facing a Side Boundary.


All Members: March two paces (LR), Turn About (LRLR), March eight High Kick Steps in Slow Time (LRLRLRLRLRLRLRLR), March two paces (LR).

 
 

Senior Inserts

G. DRILL COMBINATION (THIS IS A MANDATED COMPULSORY)

This compulsory combines the marching steps of High Kick Steps in Slow Time, Slow High Steps and Slow Shortened Pace. Arms will be swung during the Slow High Steps and the Slow Shortened Paces. Heads will turn to the front boundary on the second set of steps.


The Team will be in a FREE CHOICE FORMATION at two pace or two by two pace intervals. At the start of the movement, the Team will be facing a side boundary.

 

All Members: March two paces (LR), Special Drill (LRLRLRLR).

Step through a combination of High Kick Steps in Slow Time, Slow High Steps and Slow Shortened Pace. Four paces of each drill will be performed in any order. Arms will swing during the Slow High Steps and the Slow Shortened Paces.


Heads will turn to the front boundary on the first right beat of the second set of steps (as the right heel comes to the ground) and turn to the marcher’s front on the fourth right beat of the second set of steps (as the right heel comes to the ground).

 

H. WHEELS IN RANKS / HIGH KICK MARCH IN SLOW TIME

This movement requires the team to be in SQUAD FORMATION with three Ranks at two pace or two by two pace intervals, members per rank will be roughly equal. At the Start of the movement, the Squad will be facing the Rear boundary.


All Members: Mark Time two beats (LR).

File A: March four Shortened paces (LRLR) (arms at sides – radius two paces) to wheel 90⁰ to the Right, March six paces (LRLRLR).

File B: Pause two beats (LR), March four Shortened paces (LRLR) (arms at sides – radius two paces) to wheel 90⁰ to the Right, March four paces (LRLR).

File C: Pause four beats (LRLR), March four Shortened paces (LRLR) (arms at sides – radius two paces) to wheel 90⁰ to the Right, March two paces (LR).

All Members: Foot Front About Turn (LRLR), March eight High Kick Steps in Slow Time (LRLRLRLRLRLRLRLR).

 

I. REVERSE SQUAD BY SIDEPACING

All members: Mark Time two beats (LR) and continue as detailed.


RIGHT SIDE SQUAD:

File A: Step forward one pace (L) with the Left foot (arms at sides), Right foot to Left foot (R) (Stationary position), March two Sidepaces to the Left (LRLR), Pause two beats (LR), March two Sidepaces to the Left (LRLR), Pause two beats (LR), March two Sidepaces paces to the Left (LRLR), Pause two beats (LR) and continue as detailed.

File B: Pause two beats (LR), March two Sidepaces to the Right (LRLR), Step forward one pace (L) with the Left foot (arms at sides), Right foot to Left foot (R) (Stationary position), March two Sidepaces to the Left (LRLR), Pause two beats (LR), March two Sidepaces to the Left (LRLR), Pause two beats (LR) and continue as detailed.

File C: Pause two beats (LR), March two Sidepaces to the Right (LRLR), Pause two beats (LR), March two Sidepaces to the Right (LRLR), Step forward one pace (L) with the Left foot (arms at sides), Right foot to Left foot (R) (Stationary position), March two Sidepaces to the Left (LRLR), Pause two beats (LR) and continue as detailed.

File D: Pause two beats (LR), March two Sidepaces to the Right (LRLR), Pause two beats (LR), March two Sidepaces to the Right (LRLR), Pause two beats (LR), March two Sidepaces to the Right (LRLR), Step forward one pace (L) with the Left foot (arms at sides), Right foot to Left foot (R) (Stationary position) and continue as detailed.


All Members: Mark Time two beats (LR) and continue as detailed.

 

LEFT SIDE SQUAD:

File A: Step forward one pace (L) with the Left foot (arms at sides), Right foot to Left foot (R) (Stationary position), March two Sidepaces to the Right (LRLR), Pause two beats (LR), March two Sidepaces to the Right (LRLR), Pause two beats (LR), March two Sidepaces paces to the Right (LRLR), Pause two beats (LR) and continue as detailed.

File B: Pause two beats (LR), March two Sidepaces to the Left (LRLR), Step forward one pace (L) with the Left foot (arms at sides), Right foot to Left foot (R) (Stationary position), March two Sidepaces to the Right (LRLR), Pause two beats (LR), March two Sidepaces to the Right (LRLR), Pause two beats (LR) and continue as detailed.

File C: Pause two beats (LR), March two Sidepaces to the Left (LRLR), Pause two beats (LR), March two Sidepaces to the Left (LRLR), Step forward one pace (L) with the Left foot (arms at sides), Right foot to Left foot (R) (Stationary position), March two Sidepaces to the Right (LRLR), Pause two beats (LR) and continue as detailed.

File D: Pause two beats (LR), March two Sidepaces to the Left (LRLR), Pause two beats (LR), March two Sidepaces to the Left (LRLR), Pause two beats (LR), March two Sidepaces to the Left (LRLR), Step forward one pace (L) with the Left foot (arms at sides), Right foot to Left foot (R) (Stationary position) and continue as detailed.

All Members: Mark Time two beats (LR) and continue as detailed.

 

 

J. SPECIAL SLOW MARCH

The Team will be in a FREE CHOICE FORMATION at two pace or two by two pace intervals. At the start of the movement, the Team will be facing diagonally towards the Rear/Left boundary or facing diagonally to the Front/Right boundary (as viewed from the front of the area).

All Members: Special Drill (LRLRLRLRLRLR), March eight Special Slow March Paces (LRLRLRLRLRLRLRL), Action Halt (R).

 

 

 

K. SLOW HIGH STEPS WITH SPECIAL HIGH STEP TURN

The Team will be in off-set Ranks as detailed below. The members in Ranks will be four paces apart. The Members in Files will be four paces apart. At the Start of the movement, the Team will be facing the Front Boundary. There can be no more than four files at the Start of the compulsory for teams that have 12 or less members. For teams with between 13 and 20 members there can be six files.


All Members: March two paces (LR), Action Halt (L) and continue as detailed.

Ranks A: Pivot Right 45 (R), Commencing with the Left foot March six Slow High Steps (LRLRLRLRLRLR), Special High Step Turn 90 Left, March three Slow High Steps (LRLRLR), Slow Mark Time one with the Right foot (LR), Slow Mark time one (LR) pivoting 45 Right as the Left foot is lowered to the Stationary position, Slow Mark Time one with the Right foot (LR) to complete the Movement.

Rank B: Pivot Left 45 (R), Commencing with the Left foot March three Slow High Steps (LRLRLR), Special High Step Turn 90 Right, March six Slow High Steps (LRLRLRLRLRLR), Slow Mark Time one with the Right foot (LR), Slow Mark Time one (LR) pivoting 45 Left as the Left foot is lowered to the Stationary position, Slow Mark time one with the Right foot (LR) to complete the Movement.

 

 

L. COMPLIMENTS IN SLOW TIME

The Team will be in a FREE CHOICE FORMATION at two pace or two by two pace intervals. At the Start of the movement, the Team will be facing the Front Boundary.


All Members: March three paces (LRL), commencing with the Right foot, Slow March eight paces (RLRLRLRLRLRLRLRL), Action Halt (R), To Attention (LRL), Pause one beat (R).

 

M. 900 FIXED PIVOT WHEEL

The Team will be in a FREE CHOICE FORMATION at two pace or two by two pace intervals. At the Start of the movement, the Team will be facing any direction, and may commence the compulsory on a diagonal. Members of the team may wheel in the same direction or in two different directions, in which case there will be two pivot marchers. The stipulation is that each pivot wheel must turn through 900. The Fixed Pivot Wheel may be eleven, thirteen, fifteen or seventeen paces depending on the size of the team.


All Members: Mark Time two beats (LR).

Pivot Pause two beats (LR), Pivot Mark Time turning evenly through the 90 arc of the

Member/s: wheel, Pause three beats (RLR).

Other Members: Pivot Turn (if required) to align the body with the Pivot Member (L), Pause one beat (R), March the required number of shortened paces maintaining the same distance from the pivot to wheel 90, Action Halt (R), Pivot Turn (if required) to align to the new front (L), Pause one beat (R).


Head/eyes will turn to the pivot member on the Pause (R) prior to the first shortened pace of the wheel and will turn to the front on the Pause (R) prior to the step out at the completion of the wheel. The Pivot Member’s head and eyes will remain to the front. There will not be armswing in the Fixed Pivot Wheel.