Do you have a sad derby-face right now because you just can’t make it to NEDC, ECDX or Rollercon? Well SMRD is here to help with a half-day clinic that is close to home and super affordable!
Join us as we host a roller derby clinic with members of Team Maryland Roller Derby and help them get to State Wars later this year!!!
Two sessions will be held (12:00pm-2:00pm and 2:00pm-5:00pm) on Sunday, June 5th featuring different skills during each.
1st session (non contact skills)
$10 – on-skates presale
$15 – on-skates at the door
2nd session (must be cleared for full contact)
$15 – on-skates presale
$20 – on-skates at the door
TRAINERS, COACHES for each session
$5 – off-skates presale
$5 – off-skates at the door
1st Session || 12:00-2:00pm (Beginner to Advanced)
Hour 1: Agility for speed and an intro to micro-movements
Hour 2: Micro-movements for effective and successful blocking
Hour 1: Speeding you up with proper jamming form
Hour 2: Utilizing smart stops for explosiveness while jamming
2nd Session || 2:00-5:00pm (advanced to elite):
Hour 1: Intro to advanced blocking
Hour 2: Application of advanced blocking skills in game-play scenarios
Hour 1: Intro to advanced jamming and techniques for success
Hour 2: Application of advanced jamming skills in game-play scenarios
LAST HOUR RESERVED FOR SCRIMMAGE
Special for Trainers and Coaches!
We’ll be hosting a special one hour off skates clinic from 3pm-4pm “Bench Coaching 101” for ANYONE who purchases an off-skates coach pass!!
Session 1. Jam Coaching
a. Signalling/Communication from the bench
b. To call or not to call – strategies for different scenarios (protecting a lead, trapping a jammer, playing catch-up, etc.)
c. Time outs and Official Reviews.
2. Lineup Coaching
a. choosing a pack – factors for strong, successful pairings
b. lineup and jammer rotations – keeping players fresh and using the whole bench
c. maintaining a calm bench – getting players focused.
Come learn with Team Maryland All-Stars and help them get to State Wars!!!