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Shoo, Fly!

This drill is focused on getting a wall to stay together and manage interference from an opposing blocker. On the defensive end, it encourage teamwork, communication, and focus. 222 more words


This is why we block

I know every knitting and crochet blogger has talked about this subject from time to time. I would like to discuss this because not everybody understands the importance of the subject. 167 more words

How to avoid getting your shot blocked

1.  Your lay-ups are predictable:  Shot blockers count your steps while you drive. Shot blocking is all about timing. The key here is to mess up their timing.   130 more words


You Stop, Two Stop

This drill is courtesy of eViL JINius: http://livederby.blogspot.com/2012/01/killa-drilla-you-stop-two-stop.html

This drill is focused on getting a pair of blockers to act in unison to force an opponent out of bounds and then draw them backwards. 91 more words



This is a drill to practice dynamic wall work. Divide skaters into pairs and space them out around the track. As the pair skates forward, one partner orbits around the other, moving from a side-by-side wall, to facing each other, to a side-by-side wall on the other side, to tractor-trailer position. 46 more words


Slippery Fish

This drill is courtesy of Kamikaze Kitten: http://www.kamikazekitten.co.uk/?p=518

Groups of 3 defensive skaters are spaced around the track with an opposing jammer behind them. The defensive skaters are trying to hold back the jammer for as long as possible as slow as possible. 47 more words



Each day that goes by my walls are growing.
My walls to keep everybody out.
Each day I can feel myself blocking everyone.
Blocking people I’ve trusted for so long. 228 more words