SMRD Presents Team Maryland Roller Derby Clinic

SMRD Presents Team Maryland Roller Derby Clinic

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.

Pricing

1st session (non contact skills)

SKATERS!!!

$10 – on-skates presale

$15 – on-skates at the door

 

2nd session (must be cleared for full contact)

SKATERS

$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

 

Details

1st Session || 12:00-2:00pm (Beginner to Advanced)

Blocking Court:

Hour 1: Agility for speed and an intro to micro-movements

Hour 2: Micro-movements for effective and successful blocking 

Jamming Court:

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):

Blocking Court:

Hour 1: Intro to advanced blocking

Hour 2: Application of advanced blocking skills in game-play scenarios

Jamming Court:

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.

 

Sign up here! 

 

Come learn with Team Maryland All-Stars and help them get to State Wars!!!