3D PERFORMER'S PRACTICE TOOLS
One of the most exciting features of 3D Interactive and 3D Professional is the downloadable Performer’s Practice Tools for performers (or students). The Performer’s Practice Tools is a suite of tools used at home by a performer for viewing, practicing, and printing their drills. Your performers pick up the drills at home effortlessly! No personal email account, no downloading of email attachments, no handling of data files.
Everything is done automatically within the Performer’s Practice Tools. In minutes the most current copy of a drill is loaded directly into the program on the performer’s computer, ready to use. The suite of tools include: The Drill Explorer, The 3D Performance Simulator, The Drill Book printout, The Coordinate List printout, and The Thumbnail Charts printout.
THE DRILL EXPLORER
PERSONALIZED COORDINATE PRINTOUT
PERSONALIZED PRINTED DRILL BOOK
PERSONALIZED THUMBNAIL PRINTOUTS
3D PERFORMANCE SIMULATOR
The patent pending 3D Performance Simulator simulates the drill centering on the performers place in the drill. Interactive marching truly comes to life. As a drill is performed, the performer (student) marches their individual part and the performer is scored according to the accuracy of their step, synchronization, and directional changes. Performers march their part using the numeric keypad. Top score is 1000 points. The performer’s scores are transmitted online to the drill’s Simulator Leader Board. Performers compete daily to get to the top of the leader board. They are practicing without even realizing it!
PRINT LEADER BOARD
Prints a certificate for top performers on the Leader Board. Certificates are used by the director for recognition of a performer’s accomplishments.
Download the Performer's Practice Tools
- Click on the appropriate operating system platform.
- Save it to a location on your hard disk. Remember the location where you saved it.
- Locate the file on the hard drive that you downloaded. Double-click the file that you downloaded. This will start the installation of the program.
- After the installation has been completed you may be prompted for an Account ID and Account Name (or Group Purchase Activation Code). This information will be provided by your director (and/or) designer.
- You may also be prompted for a User Name and Password to access the account. This optional information may be provided to you by your director (and/or) designer.
"This year I assigned one of our three songs each week, to be marched on the simulator for the highest score possible. Then the students would upload their scores to the leader board. During that week they were allowed to march the song as many times as they wanted to try to improve their score. You wouldn’t believe how much they got into it. Some of them were enthusiastic because they wanted to improve their score, or get the highest score. Some of them kept at it because it was helping them improve the execution of their drill on the field. Some felt that it helped them stay in step better. We even had two kids who started out as alternates and wound up with full positions for the last competition. They used the simulator to practice their marching repeatedly outside of rehearsal."
Steve Scherer, Geneseo High School, Fine Arts Department Chair, Director of Bands