Jammer smarts


Outline of the jammer smarts class I’ll be teaching at Rollercon next week:

  • Intro
  • Decision making in sports, and in derby more specifically
  • Going through all the steps in the decision tree
  • How to use mental imagery for quicker decision making
  • Mental reactivity game: “buzz” game (apply mental imagery tips)
  • On skates warm-up: general warm up + partner decisions
  • Purple boxes: skating drills
  • Red boxes: blocking drills
  • Orange boxes: jumping drills
  • Green boxes: timing drills
  • Game-play situations
  • Cool-down: skating clockwise
  • Conclusion and how to expand this decision tree
  • Questions


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