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There are 5 steps that all skaters must be able to perform to be allowed to play in a roller derby team.

1. Basic Skating Skills

2. Falls

3. Balance/Agility

  • Stepping from a standstill
  • Squatting
  • Jumps (3 inches)
  • Focus
  • Weaving

4. Skating With Others

  • Giving and recieving whips and pushes
  • Pacing
  • Weaving Around Moving Obstacles and Unexpected Obstacles
  • Leaning
  • Bumping.

5. Blocking

  • Taking Hits
  • Positional Blocking/Frontal Blocking/Stall Blocking
  • Checks – hips and shoulder
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