This on-skates class will focus on breaking down effective techniques for obstructive blocking into its simplest parts. Tips for using maximum surface area as well as constant contact will be reinforced with lots of deliberate practice and incremental growth. This class is great for those just starting out in contact roller derby but can...
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Team Manager vs. Bench Coach- Every league is different but here is how we often split up the jobs.
Some will ask, “Why do I need more MPG?” Well, one must be ready for any jam to come up that will put your team in a stressful situation where you will be needed foe back to back jams. If you aren’t physically ready, jams with no lead jammer can drain your tank like...
Knowing how to dance your way out of a fall, transition in both directions at any moment and being able to skate backwards, will give any skater the advantage over others in a pack. Mastering basic yet simple amazing skating skills will only improve your derby skills that you already know. The goal is...
You cannot expect every teammate to see everything that is going on in the pack at all times. We all have to rely on the eyes, ears and mouths of our teammates for that. That is why communication is extremely important to having an effective pack.