Tag Archives: frustration

Combat those Winter Training Blues

Many of us are going through training blues right now – maybe it’s your off-season, maybe taking a break over the holidays, or maybe you just can’t stop eating Christmas cookies.  Whatever the reason, I tend to get a bit … Continue reading

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Fixed or Growth: What’s Your Derby Mindset?

Sometimes when I am at practice, I get embarrassed and frustrated when I don’t do well.  Maybe I can’t get through a hard 4-wall, or maybe I fall during a relatively simple footwork drill.  During these moments, sometimes I realize the … 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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