Getsome Athletics Takes on the Gold Coast
Gold Coast Roller Derby is proud to bring Getsome Athletics back to Australia to teach derby athletes all of the newest roller derby skills and strategies as well as how to beat them! This exclusive two day clinic will be hosted by world renowned coaches and Rat City All Stars team members, Shorty Ounce and Carmen Getsome!
The clinic will run from 9am to 4pm for two days. April 6th and 7th. Classes will be run to cater for skill levels from beginner to advanced skaters.
Just some of the skills that will be covered in the clinic include:
- Jamming with Intelligence
- Mastering Containment
- Effective Start Line Strategy
- How to be Effective in a Power Jam
- Advanced Strategies and How to Counter Them
At the end of the 2 day clinic you get to put your skills to the test during scenario style classes and scrimmaging with Carmen and Shorty where the coaches earn their keep and play alongside the participants!! A full weekend of new classes and drills will be brought to this clinic and you will find yourself learning new techniques and strategies to catapult you, your team and your league to the next level!
Skaters from any and all leagues are welcome and encouraged to participate. This will be your only chance to experience the Getsome Athletics clinic in Queensland and places are strictly limited so book now!
Carmen Getsome is a 7 year Rat City Allstar member that has been voted by her leaguemates as MVP for the past five years in a row. A hardworking athlete that has proven her skill and leadership by not only skating for the currently #6 in the world roller derby team but by starting a banked track team. Carmen believes versatility is an important component to success so while you work with her at camp you will experience drills that resemble other sports and types of workouts that come together to not only improve your derby skills but your athleticism.
Recongized by her teammates last year as the Rat City Rollergirls Rookie of the year, Shorty Ounce is proof that powerful things come in small packages!
Shorty Ounce has coached all over the world! From Australia to North Carolina, she has taught people how to hold their walls together to help people put their weight in the proper place while blocking to improve their position on the floor as well as how to be an all around awesome blocker!!
A full weekend of new classes and drills will be brought to this clinic and you will find yourself learning new techniques and strategies to catapult you and your team to the next level!
Jr's age 16 and over are welcome but just like all other attendees they must be able to:
-give and take a hit
-stay focused and work hard for the full day
they also must have a signed consent form from a parent
Carrara Indoor Stadium (View)
Nerang Broadbeach Rd