Roller derby is a hectic sport and winning requires strategy and focus. Bench coaches do their best to run a smooth bench so that you can play your best! No matter what type of bench coaching your league employs, there are ways that you as a skater can maximize the team’s potential by supporting your bench coaches during a game. So without further ado:
The 10 Commandments of Roller Derby Bench Etiquette
Continue reading ““The 10 Commandments of Roller Derby Bench Etiquette”- Coach K-Mo”
Join ACRD in their home opener to celebrate women’s history month as we take on Albany All Stars Roller Derby! Doors at 6pm, first whistle at 7pm.
General admission tickets will be available at the door for $10, Kids 12 and under are free! OCC students get in for $1!!
** no tickets will be sold online**
Join us at The Pale and Bucket Pub for our after party, hang out and meet the teams!!
4744 Onondaga Blvd
Syracuse, New York
There was a girl, I used to know her,
She was afraid of so many things.
People said she had potential.
But when she looked back at her life,
At all those things she was voted
“Most Likely” to do….
They were so much less than she’d imagined.
Accomplishments, in the eyes of the world,
Boxes checked, deadlines met, goals achieved.
Those things she could claim as her own.
But deep down, somehow, she knew
Those things had never really scared her.
Continue reading ““GREAT-ish”-Scarlet Five”
Ever been curious what it’s like to hit the rink with a roller derby team? Maybe you’re just looking for a fun and active way to spend a Saturday night? Join the skaters of Assault City Roller Derby for a night of skating at Black Mamba!
Admission is $10, including rental skates. New skaters will pay an additional $1 registration fee. Part of these proceeds will go to our league as we enter our eleventh season of skating and service in the Syracuse community. Come out and get to know ACRD the weekend before our home opener against the Albany All-Stars!
Black Mamba Skate Park
3649 Erie Blvd. East
Syracuse, NY 13214
Get On My Level: Notes On Intensity
Some refer to it as passion, but I prefer to call it intensity. Passion sounds like something you’ve either got or you don’t—intensity can be harnessed, tamed, and then let wild. It can grow and change from moment to moment. Like an animal’s instincts, it’s adaptive.
As an athlete, intensity is the primary driving force behind my every action, movement, and quick decision. Am I going onto the track with intent? Am I thinking frantically or with intent? Are my movements deliberate? Are my words concise? These are the type of questions I not only ask myself at practice or in gameplay, but in my daily life.
Continue reading ““Get On My Level: Notes On Intensity” – Tough Buck”