Bandsman

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1. Be a member of a band, either at school ,in your scout Group or with another organisation.

2. Demonstrate your proficiency in one of the following band instruments.

SIDE DRUMS

            a. Beat in 2/4 , 6/8 and 3/4 time.

            b. Play a good roll.

TENOR DRUM

            a. Beat in 2/4 and 6/8 time.

            b. Play ‘off beats' in 2/4. 6/8 and 3/4 time.

            c. Play a good roll.

            d. Show a good stick drill when beating at the halt and on the march.

            e. March over a distance of not less than 50metres beating:

1. Strict 116 paces to the minute.

2. In slow time-65 paces to the minute..

BASS DRUM

            a. Show a good stick drill when beating at the halt and on the march with simple flourishing.

            b. March over a distance of not less than 50metres beating:

1. Strict 116 paces to the minute.

2. In slow time-65 paces to the minute..

3. Perform routine maintenance of your instrument.

4. March well with drum sling and sticks carried correctly.