Is baton a sport

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Baton twirling naturally involves twirling a baton, which is a balanced stick usually comprised of metal, but at competitive levels, baton twirling is much more. As with gymnastics, figure skating, and other sports combining agility with grace, competitive baton twirling requires a routine containing mandatory elements for scoring points. In a competition, a baton twirler may be required to twirl vertically, or perpendicular to the floor, and horizontally. Similarly, they are required to make a certain number of catches and releases and vary them throughout their routine. Baton twirling at some levels of competition requires twirlers to use more than one baton.

Baton twirling is an essential element to many marching band performances, where you will see twirlers not only as drum majorettes, but also twirling other objects such as rifles, flags, and even flames. Twirlers are an integral part of a marching band performance as they add visual appeal to the overall musical performance. Many participants in middle and high school marching band drill teams, flag corps, and color guards may also be involved in competitive baton twirling individually.

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It is a smooth, hollow, cylindrical, tube normally made of metal used for all relay races. It measures a maximum of long and must weigh no less than 1.8oz. Each team's baton should be a different color to assist the judges.

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yeah. i dk if there is a pro league but it is defenity a sport.

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How did baton twirling start?

Baton Twirling believe it or not started by being a male dominate sport. Baton Twirling came from the drum major

What is the name of a sport where they have to race and then pass a baton?

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Which sport is ruled by the WBTF?

baton twirling. wbtf stands for world baton twirling federation. there are other baton twirling organizations though. heres the link for the wbtf website.

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i don't know who invented baton but i know where it started it started in eastern Europe and Asia that's what i know and i know that it is a sport for boys and girls no matter what anyone says it is a sport for anybody no matter how old or the gender it is for everybody thank you for reading this and I'm in baton so thank you again and have a nice week day or weekend or summer or anything bye.

When was baton twirling invented?

Much of Baton Twirling's history is simply hearsay or educated guesses. It has varying stories of how the sport was stared. The first is the idea the the Dutch brought the sport with them when they settled in Pennsylvania in the US and is associated with the swinging of the Swiss flag. Another is a possible history of baton twirling is it was initiated at Millsap's College in Mississippi. Major Millsap's founded this college after the Civil War and dubbed his lady athletes the "majorettes". While this may be the original origin of the name, the Dutch truly introduced it to the United States.

When was Baton Baton Mein created?

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What is a music conductors stick called?

The music conductor's stick is a baton.Assuming you meant 'what is a conductor's stick called' - it's a baton.

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because it is not well heard of and not very many ppl think t hat you have apponents

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Is ribbon twirling a sport?

Baton twirling is the sport in which a person uses a metal stick with rubber at the ends to do tricks with. the baton has three parts. the metal part is called the shaft. the big rubber end is the ball, and the little rubber end is the tip. there are many other things to use accept one baton. there is two baton: when a twirler uses two batons at one time. there is flag baton: when a twirler uses a baton but it has a flag on one end. there is fire baton: when the two ends of the baton are lit on fire. There is sword baton went the use swords to twirl but not sharp ones. there are many things to do in baton. they have competitions, when two groups or two individuals go up against each other in front of judges. there is a thing called private lesson, when they have competitons but only one person does the routine. in private lesson there are many different kinds of routines you can do. Solo, Fancy strut, modeling, Fancy best appearing, Military strut, military. There are different catagories. novice, beginner, advanced, intermidiate. I have been in baton for 9 years and really enjoy it i hope this helps you :)