Category Archives: Training

Enrollment for Summer Junior Camps is now open

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Register Now! June 16, July 28, August 18 – sign up for one or all!

Texas Rollergirls host WFTDA Advanced Officiating Clinic!

We will be hosting an advanced level officiating clinic July 16-17. This is for any official who meets the WFTDA standards of “advanced” who can be here for the clinic. BOUNS: Any official who attends our clinic gets a ticket to see the Texecutioner vs Denver bout! Top officials lead to top performing teams!! How […]

Registration open for Junior Derby camps

Enrollment for 2011 Summer Derby Camps is now open! Summer derby camps are scheduled for 11 am to 2 pm at the Millennium Youth Entertainment Complex on the following Saturdays:  July 23, and August 27. Enrollment is limited to the first 45 skaters that complete the registration form and payment. Skaters of all skill levels who are ages […]

Austin Derby Brats Spring Session is Full!

Our junior derby program is more popular than ever this year! Unfortunately this means that we’ve exceeded our enrollment expectations and can no longer take any more skaters into the league. We will be offering 3-hour junior derby bootcamps one day in June, July, and August. The 2011 Fall Session will be during September through […]

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Pivoting Help! My coach just handed me a pivot cap and I don’t know what to do! We all know that feeling; there’s something vague about the job of pivot that throws everyone off. It’s not like jamming where there is a clear goal of going fast and getting points. Instead you’re told to “direct […]

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Skating Form To skate Roller Derby to the best of your ability you have to work on your skating form. Often neglected in derby training, form is what will make you an efficient machine. Sure, every skater has her own style, but like an artist who first masters classical realism before her art turns abstract, […]

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Offense! Defense! Offense! Defense! If you’re the rookie who’s trying to break out from being a stare-bear and actually do something on the track, you should probably learn what your teammates mean when they yell these cryptic terms. Listen close, I’m going to tell you a secret… Offense is when you are trying to help […]

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Land Drills Land drills can help with strength, balance and injury prevention. To get results you need to try to incorporate land drills into your workout three times a week. Meet a half-hour early for your skating practices, or stay late, but get it done! Personally, my favorite land drills are all old school strength training, […]

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Street Skating You know you always picture yourself skating down the sidewalk in your short shorts, legwarmers and big headphones – well get out there and do it! Street skating is a great workout and helps your balance. Not to mention that rolling over pebbles will make you comfortable rolling over the track boundary, fingers, […]

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Practice Planning Planning a practice to satisfy a bunch of perpetually aggressive rollergirls? Piece of cake, right? Try to plan practices based on the goals of your league, the skill level of skaters, and the number and types of practice opportunities. The best practices have inter-related  drills that are progressive and challenging. It’s always good […]

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