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FoCo Roller Derby Feature: Rough Haus Episode 1

FoCo Roller Derby was featured in the 1st episode of Rough Haus, a new television program on Sundays on KCDO-TV K3 geared toward martial artists, yogis, movement fanatics, herbalists, artists, explorers & more! Check it out!   Welcome to Rough Haus! This episode kicks off the season with Native American fitness, C.O.B.R.A. […]

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Snark Bite #789: My Derby Journey

You know that moment when you are inches away from the goals you’ve been working your whole life for when suddenly fate tears the rug out from under you and sends you hurtling into the darkness? That’s how my derby journey began, 2 years before I’d ever heard of the […]

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Urrk’n Derby: Roller Derby Crosses while Backwards

When crossing backwards make sure to shift your weight from one leg to the other. The leg closest to the line will be the one going behind/underneath; your weight will shift to the other leg. To develop more roller derby skills visit UrrknDerby.com

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Urrk’n Derby: Roller Derby Transitions

Step one of learning how to transition from front to back, I call it close open close. To develop more roller derby skills visit UrrknDerby.com

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Urrk’n Derby: Roller Derby Foot Work across the track

Foot Work is important to help you get across the track from inside to outside without jumping up and down. To develop more roller derby skills visit UrrknDerby.com

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Urrk’n Derby: Roller Derby T-Stops part 2

When learning to do a T-stop keep weight in front leg using outside edge, back leg should be lightly touching, don’t shift all your weight onto your back leg. Slowly put pressure evenly onto your back leg; and touch all 4 wheels to the ground. Once your comfortable with the […]

Urrk’n Derby: Top 5 ways to achieve your 27/5

Do you struggle with 27/5? Have you been working at it for a while? The following 5 steps will help you achieve success. 1. Derby stance This is an important aspect of derby. Knowing how to shift your weight, and where to shift your weight will help you become comfortable […]

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Urrk’n Derby: Roller Derby Left Foot Pull

Left foot pull helps build strength in your crosses, power in your pushes and helps with proper stance. To develop more roller derby skills visit UrrknDerby.com

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Urrk’n Derby: Roller Derby Stationary Straightaway strokes

Stationary Straightaway strokes are important in learning how to shift your weight and adjust your edges and footing to get power out of your pushes. To develop more roller derby skills visit UrrknDerby.com

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Urrk’n Derby: Roller Derby Right Foot Push

Right Foot Push, how to push to get power out of your pushes, proper weight in feet. To develop more roller derby skills visit UrrknDerby.com

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