5 Ways to Show Your Running Feet Some Love
A runner's feet take quite the beating with all the repetitive pounding, sweating, and muscle exertion. Here are five ways to help ease soreness and prevent
Speeeeeeeeeed: How Do You Get Faster?
Posions. Good for grip, bad for speed. Seems like a lot of new skaters are struggling with speed and endurance; when I joined derby, speed and endurance was all I had going for me, so I really didn't have to work as hard at it as some of my fellow fresh meat skaters did. But that doesn't mean I don't have advice (because when have I ever been silent on any topic?) I know I've shared on this topic before, but I have thought about it a lot over the last year as I've been working with newer…
AWspeedskating - About me
Skating a roller derby flat track by speed skating coach Adrian Wordsworth of AWspeedskating: "Fastest speed skating line around a derby track for max speed, with least effort. Cross-overs through the whole bend, accelerating from the apex, using the whole track to carry as much speed as possible. The actual line you skate on your track may vary slightly due to how much grip you've got."
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Roller Derby Destructive Blocking w/San Diego Derby Dolls
Isabelle Ringer breaks down the fundamentals of destructive blocking using a squat into a shoulder or booty hit. http://www.indiegogo.com/derbydolls
What Condition Is Your Conditioning In?
Off-skates Conditioning – The new, hip thing in derby? Something we should have been doing all along? Some benefits – It helps us to be faster and stronger on and off the track. It he…
Dryland Exercises for Skaters | Skate Tip of the Week | Debbie Rice | Skate Tip of the Week
Debbie Rice teaches you two dryland exercises — lunges — that will make you a better skater.
Overheard: What Not To Say At Practice
I’ve traveled through 48 states and have spent time skating derby in a significant chunk of them. Modern roller derby is executed at a variety of skill and attitude levels, and I’ve witnessed my fa...
Roller Derby: Evasive Transitions With San Diego Derby Dolls
Bonnie D. Stroir breaks down the fundamentals of transitions and how to use them for evasive jamming in roller derby. http://www.indiegogo.com/derbydolls