In no part of that article does it state that band is included, instead it only uses the term "student-athletes." I love my band kids and all, but I'd hardly call them athletes. That said, there's nothing on mshsaa.org that even refers to this plan.
For those of you who have not heard of this yet from your athletic directer, this is going to happen! As of this year it is just a recommendation. However, if you are in a St. Louis Conference,... more
Re: heat acclimitization! Anonymous,Fri Jun 1 9:05pm
Day Practice Plan – All Sports and Marching Band Sports W/Helmet/Pads 1 One Practice per day (3 hours total); 1 hr. walkthrough after 3 hours rest Helmet Only 2 One Practice per day (3 hours total);... more
Obviously, heat acclimatization is a serious issue. I assume that most of us (band directors) take it as such. I have had an RN on camp staff for a few years, and one of their jobs is to monitor the... more