LRG Main League Tryouts

  • Saturday 28th February
  • Tryout
  • Doors open @ 10am
  • £8.94
  • City of London Academy, 240 Lynton Road, SE1 5LA

Do you have what it takes to be a London Rollergirl? It’s that time again – tryouts for the main league are here! Anyone is welcome to try out, you don’t have to come from LRG rec league – but please be aware that you will be expected to pass all minimum skills and be able to scrimmage.

WHO CAN TRY OUT?

It is expected that you will have had some training in roller derby already, but if you are an excellent skater from another skating discipline who can pick up new skills very quickly, you may try out even if you don’t have derby training or scrimmaging experience. Otherwise:

– You must have had training in derby basic skills so you can stop and fall safely (and more)
– You must have experience scrimmaging and know the rules of roller derby

Assessors will be looking at the following skills when making their selection:

Mental Toughness
Blocking Technique
Speed Control
Agility / Footwork
Penalties (Cleanliness)
Pack Awareness
Strategy
Positional Sense
Strength
Adaptability
Offense Success
Balance / Stability
Hustle
Communication
Acceleration
Speed

WHAT WILL TRYOUTS INVOLVE?

– Derby skills drills
– Scrimmaging

WHAT TO BRING?

– Water
– Black and white top for scrimmaging
– All your kit (please remember your mouthguards)

LOCATION: City of London Academy, Bermondsey

WHEN: Saturday 28th February 2015

TIME: 10-2 (please arrive at 9.30 for registration and getting kitted up).

PRICE: £8 incl VAT (plus See fees).

NOT ABLE TO ATTEND TRYOUTS?

London Rollergirls will be accepting video submissions for Tryouts. Please purchase a ‘video submission’ ticket and you will receive details on how to submit your video.

You must make it easy for us to identify you are on the track with time stamps.

If you are successful via video you will be invited to attend a scrimmage in order to assess you further to see if you can enter probation.

Please ensure your video is submitted by 23RD FEB