Tag Archives: confidence

Overthinking Means Underperforming

I have grown quite a bit as a jammer over the last 5 years.  Just recently, I was thinking about my good bouts vs my bad bouts.  What was different about them?  Why did some bouts feel like a constant … Continue reading

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The Material Aspect of Roller Derby Confidence

When I was competing in triathlons, I got to see some incredibly amazing road bikes. Some were worth more than my car (and probably lighter than my shoes). Although it was fun to “ooh” and “ahh” the bikes as I … Continue reading

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Avoid Self-Handicapping — Derby is Hard Enough Already!

For most of us, roller derby is hard.  It takes years of training, countless hours away from our families and friends, and extreme mental and physical exertion.  It is such an incredibly competitive team sport, and the success of the … Continue reading

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