2020: Beginner Boot Camp

Ready to cross something off your bucket list? Think you are ready to push yourself to a new level?

It’s the perfect time to join Charlotte Roller Derby for our 8 week long Beginning Skater Boot Camp. At the end of this boot camp you will have improved your skating skills, improved your confidence, met some amazing new people, and begun your journey into the Derby-verse.

No experience needed–our trainers are ready to equip you with all the non-contact skills you need to form the foundation of roller derby.

This boot camp will target the following non-contact skills: posture, stride, crossovers, one foot glides, sticky skating, t-stops, plow stops, lateral movement, knee taps, double knee slides, 4 point falls, hopping, stepping, grapevine, shuffle, quick steps, one-foot balance, weaving through cones and in a pace line, and skating laps. We will also begin to teach you some of the rules of roller derby.

Gear is required. Rental gear is available for boot camp participants for an additional charge. Available (but limited) gear includes skates, helmets, knee pads, elbow pads, and wrist guards with RSVP. A $25 rental gear pass is available for purchase (a $51 value for 8 weeks). Otherwise it is $3 per session to borrow.

The Boot Camp will run on Mondays from 7-9 PM at Kate’s Indian Trail and Wednesday nights from 6:30-8:15 PM at Kate’s Lowell locations from February 3- March 30, culminating with “Day 1 Assessments” feedback with the opportunity to move on to our Advanced Boot Camp where we will begin foundational contact skills.

Mondays 7:00-9:00 PM at Kate’s Indian Trail (14500 E. Independence Blvd., Indian Trail, NC 28079)

Wednesdays 6:30-8:15 at Kate’s Lowell (4114 E. Franklin Blvd, Gastonia, NC 28056)

February 3-March 30 for $75 (a $119 value) this eight week Boot Camp includes:

-up to 2 skating sessions per week w a skilled trainer
-the opportunity to take non-contact skills assessments with specific feedback from a CLTRD trainer

Click here to fill out the REGISTRATION FORM

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