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Roller Derby the mental game

Battling Mental Warfare

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Your blood is pumping, the floor is pounding and catching a breath is beyond your capacity right now. Around you are 9 loud, sweaty girls who are skating fast and being awesome. They’re screaming with what sounds like every ounce of their being “Stay still” “GO! GO! GO!” “Stop” and it all becomes a mush of white noise. Even though it feels like it has only just started, the final four whistles blow and it’s all over before you had the chance to figure out what the heck was going on. Stop. Breathe. Reboot.
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