running in mud

You’ve got to be kidding …

Imagine that you are running through a very muddy field. You can only run slowly as your mud-caked shoes are so heavy and the soft mud pulls at your feet when you try and lift them. Then you swap your muddy footwear for a clean pair of trainers and the mud for a running track. […]

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Stratos in Big Band Buddies

STRATOS was featured in an article in the March 2016 edition of Big Band Buddies International magazine  (www.bigbandbuddies.co.uk ). The piece was entitled ” Cushion The Blow With Stratos”  and covers the background behind the genesis of Stratos and also some of the current developments. It also includes the montage picture below of some of the […]

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Stratos News – July 2015

ITF Valencia 2015 Marcus is now back in the UK following his successful and enjoyable visit to the International Trombone Festival in Valencia. As well as a chance to demonstrate what Stratos help a brass player achieve, to both players and sellers, it was also a chance to listen to (and be inspired by) some […]

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Stratos News October 2014

It has been exciting times at Stratos HQ with the delivery of a box of shiny new Stratos Embouchure Systems (… well I got excited at least). These newer models incorporate a number of refinements in the design, but more importantly, they are the first batch that come supplied with a set of 4 of […]

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So what’s this embouchure thingummy?

Since Stratos is described as an embouchure training system I thought that this post should give an overview of embouchure. Nothing too deep or technical, but so we all have a standard frame of reference when looking at the benefits from using the Stratos system. Embouchure is a term used by brass and woodwind instrument […]

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