Monthly Archives: July 2013

  1. Why all derby leagues should have their juniors too.

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    July 27, 2013 by alinedecat

    Having some hesitations about opening your league to junior teams? Read this. Not only have they invented wheeled cuteness, they’re …
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  2. 4 Questions to help you get the best out of crossovers

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    July 13, 2013 by alinedecat

    Crossovers may probably seem really mastered for most of us, since it’s one of the first skills skaters learn, but …
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  3. 5 ways to improve your skating in everyday life

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    July 8, 2013 by alinedecat

    1. ┬áStairs This is a very simple but still great occasion to improve your crossovers, both concerning balance and power. …
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  4. Edging

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    July 5, 2013 by alinedecat

    Although you might not be aware of it, an edge (in french: une carre) is something all of you are …
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  5. Why minimum skills are only the tip of the iceberg

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    July 3, 2013 by alinedecat

    Let’s face the truth: there is absolutely no official or standard way for leagues to make skaters pass their minimum …
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  6. General balance: agility vs stability

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    July 3, 2013 by alinedecat

    For all of us, since the very first day we barely approached a track, the one word we probably heard …
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I'm Aline Decat #61, skater for Gotham Girls Roller Derby and Team Belgium Roller Derby. I am also coach for Track Advantage - coaching company and I founded the Blackland Rockin'K-Rollers and Europe's first junior league, the Blackland Teenage Terrors.

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