Boot Camps


Pre-Tryout Boot Camps

Join the GGRD coaching staff for a series of 3 bootcamps this September. All camps are staffed by members of our coaching committee, which includes members of the five-time reigning WFTDA champions, the Gotham Girls Roller Derby All-Stars. Learn from elite coaches such as Bonita Apple Bomb, D.A.R.Y.L., Livvie Smalls and more!

**All participants must provide their own skates, protective gear (helmet, elbow, knee, wrist pads and mouthguard).

Skating Skills

9/6 7pm- 9pm

Sharpen your skating skills in this two hour boot camp coached by members of the GGRD coaching staff. Skaters will focus on stops, lateral edge work, transitions, jumps and more!

All skill levels and all genders welcome to join in this non-contact class.

Individual and Partner Skills

9/15 12:30-2:30pm

Refine your individual skills and work in partnerships in this two hour boot camp coached by members of the GGRD coaching staff.

All skill levels and all genders welcome to join in this light to moderate contact class.

Minimum skills: comfortable with fundamental skating skills, skating in close proximity to others, and light to moderate roller derby contact.

Strategy & Scrimmage Scenarios

9/15 2:30-4:30pm

Work on strategy and roller derby game play skills in this two hour boot camp coached by members of the GGRD coaching staff.

This class welcomes cisgender, transgender and intersex women and gender non-conforming participants.

Minimum skills: GGRD Basic Training Level 2 or 3, Scrimmage clearance from your current roller derby league

More Information

Our boot camp welcomes cisgender, transgender and intersex women and gender non-conforming participants over the age of 18.

All skaters must provide proof of WFTDA or USARS insurance.

Questions? Email bootcamps@ggrd.nyc for more information.

**Tickets are NON REFUNDABLE and NONTRANSFERABLE**
**Session may be cancelled if there is not enough interest**

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