If you needed another reason to work on your spread eagles/mohawks… Blood & Thunder...
Hockey Gear Drying rack... though I think I could re-purpose this for roller derby gear drying rack!
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Use Your Toestops... Learn to run on them. Learn to walk on them. Learn to hop around while you’re being beat on by big scary Gotham blockers. Protip (learned from the great Chantilly Mace): Kneel and go up on one toestop. If you can put more than four fingers under your wheels, your toestops are up too high. In general, find a height you like between 3 and 4 fingers (though some people—crazy people—like them closer to 2 fingers under a wheel). I promise you won’t trip on them.
Edging Drill 2 - Practice lateral entries and controlled stops to best position yourself in tight spots. -Exaggerate the point of your toe (toward the inside or outside line) while keeping your upper body square, this will allow sharper cuts. -Once you get the cut down nicely work on repositioning your feet forward, so you'll be ready to block or move.
See how she weighs her body to the right to pull out that wall—and then flies back in the opposite direction. The weight to one side also looks like it helps with creating a little fake to the blockers.
Roller Derby Inside Edge Fake and Slip with SauSarge Rolls #11 - YouTube