1. Additional and advanced skills: The 3-step

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    December 31, 2013 by alinedecat

    The 3-step, or walz-step, is a figure from figure skating, and also a key-element in agility. We call it a …
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  2. About naming things (and the time you will save by doing it)

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    November 19, 2013 by alinedecat

    There are elements of roller derby, or rollerskating, or even skating in general that are identifiable by all skaters quite …
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  3. Remember how precious these moments are (submission by Crystal Cutt)

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    September 25, 2013 by alinedecat

    Crystal Cutt from Columbia Quad Squad asked me to share this very intimate text, she wrote this for her former …
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  4. 5 ways to improve your skating in everyday life – YOUR SUBMISSIONS

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    August 11, 2013 by alinedecat

    Do you remember my post about offskate unexpected practice time in everyday life? Well at the end of it, I …
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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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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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