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Musical Freestyle Clinic Registration

Registration is OPEN!

2016 UDS Musical Freestyle Clinic

Saturday, March 26

UDS Members $50.00 – Non-UDS Members $55.00

Registration Deadline:  March 19

The purpose of this clinic is to give anyone the tools needed to develop your own freestyle. We will show you the steps to design and build a DIY musical freestyle.

2016 Musical Freestyle Clinic

A light breakfast and lunch will be provided.


8:30 am – Introduction/Schedule for the day
8:40 am – What does good look like?  Video examples and discussion
8:50 am – Review of basic rules of freestyle, a quick review of freestyle score sheets
9:00 am – Do’s and Don’ts of Musical Freestyle
9:15 am – The Great Debate:  Music or Choreography First?
9:30 am – Finding the BPM.  Video examples and practice, introduction to metronomes and phone apps with “tap in” feature

10:00 am – Break

10:15 am – How to choose your music?  Video examples, databases, iTunes, use of vocals, practice finding bpm with a few musical selections
10:45 am – Music editing software, how to use, what it can do to help create freestyles
11:45 am – Creating choreography.

Noon – Working lunch and discussion about music formats, tweaking choreography, practice, tweaking of choreography and music, resources

1 pm – Move to indoor arena for practicum
1:15 pm – Practice tapping out beats per minute with two demonstration riders, one hour for both
2:15 pm – Choosing music, the group will evaluate two demonstration riders who will ride to three or four examples of per-selected music of different genres, approximately 45 minutes per rider
3:45 pm – Close and questions

For more information, please email Donnette Hicks – hickssagecreek@gmail.com or Jan Lawrence millbrk@xmission.com

Thank you Millbrook Farms for your sponsorship!


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