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Junior Roller Derby. Think of the Children!

If you are currently an athlete, you probably have both good and bad memories from participation in youth sports. For some people, good experiences in youth sports are why they continue to love sports throughout their lives. Similarly, a bad … 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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Fear, You’re Not Welcome Here!

I am playing at the Big O tournament this weekend, and am undoubtedly a little nervous. I am confident in myself and my team, but there is always some fear that creeps in before big bouts.  It is not fear … Continue reading

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