finally, having the opportunity to coach at RollerCon!

It’s that time of year when Rollercon tickets are cheapest, and rooms are filling up! Even though Rollercon isn’t for six months, all the commotion has got me reflecting on my coaching experience from last year.

fiveonfive coach at RollerCon

ROLLERCON IS BACK and we hope you’re as stoked as we are, because this year we are sponsoring an EPIC coach, Glittoris #1337 of Denver Roller Derby’s Mile High Club fame.

derby stance is coming back to a screen near you

Bring coaches together to share inspiration, build networks, get tools and insights for coaching development and to share resources for roller derby coaching.

ask a skater: advice on stats & coaches

How do your game stats affect your training or idea of your performance, since the stats are going to be public? Who was your favorite coach and why?

toxic positivity in roller derby

Sometimes opponents aren’t our worst enemy; it’s our teammates and themselves.

derby stance 2018

Rule 56 is a Yorkshire-based roller derby coaching business that aims to bring together coaching and resources for roller derby.

jammer cultivation 101

How my team managed to cultivate deep roster of consistent, high-performing jammers that work well together.

drill: two-point touch

Drill: Practice touching each other as much as possible; to practice effective blocking while
going slow; to practice using each others’ bodies and senses on the track; to practice team-blocking;
to practice communication

new position? no problem!

The switch from blocker to jammer isn’t an easy road. But it can be easier with a plan in place.

2013 championships

2013 was a fresh beginning for WFTDA, which had dramatically overhauled its ruleset, rankings, and playoffs since 2012.