Pre-minimum Skills February Bootcamp

10.30am on Sun 21st Feb - At the Thunderdome

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In this bootcamp we will help you work on everything you need to prepare for your WFTDA minimum skills assessment. Post-mins skaters are also welcome – it’s a great way to brush up on your basics with five hours of practise and tuition.

Pre-minimum skills bootcamp

This bootcamp is aimed at skaters with a skill level of ‘beginner’.

It will focus on WFTDA minimum skills and ideally you will have been skating with your league for at least six weeks.

What you will learn

  • Basic skating skills and derby stance
  • T-stops and plow stops with form
  • Transitioning both ways and derby stops
  • Single and double knee falls
  • Crossovers
  • Speed, endurance and nailing 27 laps in 5 minutes
  • Laterals
  • Stepping and jumping
  • Giving and receiving whips and pushes
  • Pacing, weaving and avoiding obstacles
  • Effective blocking and counter-blocking… and much more!

Other useful info

Please bring a packed lunch and wear comfortable, layered clothing. We have skates and safety gear available to borrow. Registration is from 10:30am and the bootcamp begins at 11am. This event is open to male and female skaters.

Please note that refunds will not be given if you are unable to attend.

@ the Thunderdome

Our home venue is entirely run and managed by Rainy City Roller Derby and all ticket sales go directly to supporting the league. It’s easy to get to by public transport or car, just next to the Oldham tram stop, or off junction 20 of the M60.