Tag Archives: Roller derby

  1. A few key seconds to improve your derby

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    June 21, 2015 by alinedecat

    Being fast is a good quality for a Roller Derby player, in all fields. But don’t confuse that with skipping …
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  2. Checklist for a successful T-stop

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    March 2, 2014 by alinedecat

    First of all, congratulations to  Rena Nicely Wolf from Jacksonville RollerGirls who won the Valentine pack from my last entry! I have been …
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  3. Transitions – 4 common issues to the mohawk and how to fix it

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    January 20, 2014 by alinedecat

    For the apprentice skater, there are some skills that are often considered as passing a level when mastered. The standard …
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  4. 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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  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.  Stairs 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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