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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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The Upside of Feeling Down: Dealing with Disappointment in Roller Derby

In roller derby, many situations can yield disappointment.  A few (of many) examples include: -You don’t pass your minimum skills requirements the first time -You don’t get drafted to a team -You don’t get rostered for a team -You get … Continue reading

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Roller Derby – I Don’t Thank You Enough

This year, as I head to Champs with MNRG, I am thankful for my teammates, my coaches, and everyone else who has pushed me to improve. As a roller derby competitor, I am constantly striving to achieve my next goal, … 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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