Quick Practice: Apex & Straightaway Jumps

Just a super quick post to show you a couple of jumps you can practice in the park/street/hockey rink… wherever you have space! Both jumps are ‘jammer’ jumps, in that you are avoiding a blocker. However, blockers can and do use these all the time. Especially that Juke Boxx. Here she is doing a REVERSE apex jump to drag a …

Workout Quickies – Agility Dots Workout!

Agility   We could all probably do with a bit more of it in our derby lives; to hippity hop your way up the inside line, to turn on a dime to bridge a jammer back and a million other scenarios.   Luckily, agility workouts can be mega easy to do, don’t require much space and minimal equipment. In fact, keeping …

Workout Quickies – Recreate Skates With Ankle Weights!

As you may have gathered from the title, this one’s about recreating the feeling of having skates on your feet by using ankle weights! I’ve been thinking about trying this for a while but was spurred on to give it a try after finding my new skates SO WEIRD and different from my football boots. I figured, if I want …