Band provides a setting outside of the classroom for participants to showcase their musicianship, creativity, critical thinking, collaboration, and communication skills. In order for these objectives to be met, it is important to provide a safe environment for all participants in Band. To help you provide that safe environment, the NFHS has partnered with Music for all, Bands of America, WGI Sport of the Arts, Drum Corps International, and Varsity Athletic Bands to bring you “Band Safety.” This course addresses heat and other weather concerns, the value of hydration, rest and sleep, hearing protection, and other safety considerations.
Course comes with
1. Introduction1 Sections
2. Sudden and Severe Weather5 Sections
- Weather Warnings
- Inclement Weather
3. Extreme Temperatures3 Sections
4. Precautions4 Sections
- Clothing, Sunscreen, Bug Spray
- Rest and Nutrition
5. Emergencies4 Sections
- Emergency Action Plan
- Medical Emergencies
- Security Issues
6. Injury Prevention3 Sections
- Hearing Protection
- Overuse Injuries
7. Equipment Considerations4 Sections
- Props and Platforms
- Equipment Considerations
8. Travel2 Sections
9. Conclusion1 Sections
This Course Includes
- Approved for 3 Clock Hours
- Certificate of Completion
- Additional Resources
NFHS National Coaching Credentials
The NFHS Learning Center offers a 3-level national coaching credential that helps you gain knowledge you can use to provide a fun, educational, and a safer environment for your students.
This national credential was developed for individuals who are currently coaching or aspire to coach at the interscholastic level. The goal is to enhance the ability of the coach to better serve students, the school, the community, and the profession of coaching.
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