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Left Turn Coaching Clinic - North Carolina
Wreck Room
Kinston, NC
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Friday Mar 01, 2013 5:00 PM - Sunday Mar 03, 2013 2:00 PM | $20.00 - $125.00


Left Turn Coaching Clinic - North Carolina
3-Days, 10 Sessions and Scrimmages
Friday, March 1st to Sunday, March 3rd 2013
Hosted by Ring City Rollergirls

Galaxy of Sports - 4100 West Vernon Ave, Kinston, NC 28504 & Wreck Room - 212 North Queen Street Kinston NC 28501

Latecomer Passes begins Feb 15
Skater Weekend Pass $125.00
Friday Skater Pass $50.00
Saturday Skater Pass $75.00
Sunday Skater Pass $50.00

The clinic is open to beginner to advanced skaters 18 years or older. You must be able to pass WFTDA minimum skills to participate in this clinic.

Friday - Wreck Room
5:30PM-5:15PM Registration
5:15PM-5:30PM Warm Up
6:00PM-7:00PM Blocking Like a Boss
7:00PM-8:00PM Sticky Sweeping Hits
8:00PM-9:00PM Transitioning and Backwards Blocking
9:00PM-9:15PM Cool Down & Stretch

Saturday - Wreck Room
9:00AM-9:15AM Registration
9:15AM-9:30AM Warm Up
9:30AM-10:30AM The Great Wall
10:30AM-11:30AM Avoidance and Escaping Contact
11:30AM-12:30PM Powerful Power Jams
12:30PM-2:00PM Break
2:00PM-3:00PM Jamming on Your Toe Stops
3:00PM-4:00PM In the Beginning
4:00PM-5:00PM Skill Focus Scrimmage
5:00PM-5:15PM Cool Down & Stretch

Sunday - Galaxy of Sports
9:00AM-9:30AM Warm Up
9:30AM-10:30AM Getting the Point
10:30AM-11:30AM Jamming Like a Blocker
11:30AM-12:00PM Short Break
12:00PM-2:00PM Skill Focus Scrimmage

Avoidance and Escaping Contact - Learn the differences between escaping and avoiding contact. Skaters will learn how to use evasive maneuvers to counteract them.
Blocking Like a Boss - The session will cover a variation of blocking styles using strength or momentum to block smarter. It will also go over blocking to control your target.
Getting the Point - This session will focus on eliminating points gained by the opposing team on the scoring pass and utilizing blockers positioning to get a positive point differential before the call off.  
In the Beginning - This session will focus on specific jam start strategies and blocker formations within the early seconds of a jam from the pivot and jammer lines with emphasis on getting lead jammer.
Jamming Like a Blocker - Skaters will use their strength and knowledge of the game to bully opponents out of their path.
Jamming on Your Toe Stops - We all know that a big part of derby is speed control. We will learn to make bouncy unpredictable movements that will put us in directions faster than our opponent can react.
Sticky Sweeping Hits - Prevention of advancement of opponents is the focus in this one. Skaters will learn to stick to and wrap around opponents to prevent them from progressing. Speed control is also emphasized with stopping on the line to enforce the momentum needed.
Transitioning and Backwards Blocking - Learn the fundamentals of backwards skating and how to develop sharp movements to use for blocking. Transitioning is studied to enable confidence and comfort while skating backwards. Different types of face to face blocking is introduced.
The Great Wall - This session will cover wall formation and wall protection. Skaters will learn ways to minimize opponent's progression on the track as one unit as well as keeping the jammer in the pack as long as possible.
Powerful Power Jams - This session will go over strategies to be able to minimize the bleed in a negative power jam situation and touch on passive and active positive power jam strategies.

Skating surface: @Wreck Room - grippy concrete; @Galaxy Skating Rink - typical skating rink wood floor.

Parking: @Wreck Room - road side in the down town area of Kinston; @Galaxy - plenty of parking.

Places to Eat: Chef & The Farmer ( ), Christopher's (cafeteria style type diner), El Norteno (Mexican), The Peach House, Olympian (Greek diner), House of Wang (Chinese


Wreck Room (View)
212 North Queen Street
Kinston, NC 28501
United States

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Minimum Age: 18
Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: No


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