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Minimum Skills: Stop Freaking Out

Ah minimum skills.

The Freshies on my league have their mins testing on Monday. Watching them get ready reminded me of how I felt as I went through the same motions only a few months ago.  1,078 more words

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Hello Stranger

My poor little blog has been neglected over the past few months *sob*. But our relationship has been rekindled and I have given my blog a makeover – including a lovely photo of my fabulous team in the header <3… 69 more words

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Week 2 Review

by Striking Dervish

Week 2 is dedicated to the concept of edging. Edging is essential in order to do more than just move forward.

Some basics about edging… 1,669 more words

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Week 1 Review

by Striking Dervish

Week 1 of our boot camp is dedicated to learning how to skate forward with proper form, fall safely, and stop in the first “derby” stop. 2,206 more words

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27 laps in 5 minutes - I did it!

To be allowed to scrimmage (practice games), I have to pass a minimum skills test. One of the hardest parts, supposedly, is managing to do at least 27 laps around the track in 5 minutes. 245 more words

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Week 20 : Reflecting on 20 crazy weeks, and Minimum Skills testing!

I decided to keep the blog quiet over the last few weeks because we were going through a period of testing in the league and I wanted to concentrate on that, and then do a reflective post, rather than try to write about things as they happened. 1,029 more words

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Week 15 - Calming it all down.

So this weeks blog post is a little late, few reasons for that, not least of which is simply deciding how to move on with the blog and what to focus on. 528 more words

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