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Roller Derby 101

at Brooklyn Brainery - Prospect Heights

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Prospect Heights, Brooklyn
190 Underhill Ave
Btwn Sterling & St John Places
Brooklyn, New York 11238
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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 12

What you'll learn in this sports & games lesson:

The modern game of roller derby, a full-contact competition played on quad-wheeled roller skates, is one of the world’s fastest-growing sports, played by women, men and kids in over 1800 leagues across the globe. This class will give you a better understanding of this fast, hard-hitting sport so you can cheer along with the superfans at local games. Not content with just sitting in the bleachers? Find out how to get involved with a local league yourself, whether as a skater, a referee or non-skating official.

Besides a brief history of the sport and the development of its modern version, you’ll learn more about the rules, gameplay and strategy used in flat-track derby and how to follow the action. We’ll also cover the roles of the various officials, and what you need to know if you want to get involved in roller derby yourself. Plus you’ll find out where to access derby videos and resources online, and get some tips on how to come up with your own derby name.

Copies of the just-published book Derby Life: A Crash Course in the Incredible Sport of Roller Derby, by Margot ‘Em Dash’ Atwell, will be available for optional purchase for anyone who wants to take home a more comprehensive resource on the game.

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Refund Policy
If you're looking for a refund or class credit, you need to back out of the class a full week before it starts. (No exceptions!) We know it's draconian, but since we aren't charging an arm and a leg and have to buy all our materials in advance, it's kinda hard to deal with last-minute bailings.

We also can't transfer registrations to a future session of the class. Sorry!

Instead of dropping out if you have a schedule conflict, a better idea is to ask around and see if any of your friends want the spot. We can't give you a refund less than a week out, even if there's a wait list for the class. 

Regarding bad weather, we generally only cancel classes if the subway system stops running. If traveling during snowstorms might be an issue for you, please take this into account before registering for a class.  

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