Pack ref OOBB, SOOB and Cutting practice

Objective:  To practice seeing and calling OOBB and Cutting penalties from every ref position on the track. Typical length of drill: Variable Materials needed: Taped out track, whistles, skater volunteers Skill level required:   Skating skills, knowledge of OOBB and Cutting, how to differentiate between minor and major. Description: Review OOBB – 6.8 – and Cutting […]

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Jammer Referee Tag

Objective: To practice JR and IPR skating patterns, increase inside track spatial awareness and practice high-level skating skills Typical length of drill: Variable Materials needed: Taped down track Skill level required: Basic to advanced skating skills Description: At least four referees are needed for this drill but the more there are, the harder it will […]

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Penalty call remembering with OWBs and NSOs

Objective: To practice remembering a ‘colour, number, penalty’ combination, practice working with NSOs and increase the average of correct calls delivered to NSOs.  This drill is a variation on the OPR ‘Half-lap skate and wait’ practice. Typical length of drill: Variable Materials needed: Taped out track, small whiteboards (OWB), WB markers, smart phone with penalty calling […]

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Referee Penalty Calling Circuit

Objective: 1. To develop derby thinking skills (by calling penalties) which still function while we are doing cardio activities; 2. To continuously practice seeing ‘ten feet’ while using derby thinking skills. Typical length of drill: 15 minutes (two complete run throughs with six participants) Materials needed: Trainer: Tape/cones to mark corners, interval timer (or app), […]

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