MRDA Announces Topics for August 15-16 Officiating Clinic

MRDA Announces Topics for August 15-16 Officiating Clinic

For Immediate Release

August 1, 2013 – Continuing its goal of building a strong and influential organization, MRDA is offering its first officiating clinic. The clinic will take place August 15th and 16th at the JFK Arena in Rome, New York.

Anne Persand and The Gorram Reaver will be leading the clinic covering many off- and on-skates activities including focus work, skating drills, impact assessment, and hypothetical situations, among other topics, with an emphasis on the unique challenges of officiating men’s roller derby.

There will also be other sections of the clinic covered by a variety of teachers:

  • Bambi Lance, Head of the MRDA Safety Committee, will cover current safety training protocols, including gear checks and concussion protocols.
  • Kilty Conscience will conduct a session on mediation and conflict resolution in officiating.
  • Lethe L. Ejection will run a workshop on proprioception, adrenaline, and impact.
  • Goldie Gloves will teach a stats workbook workshop called “Understanding Stats.”

There are still open spots for the clinic. To register visit . The deadline to register is August 8th.

For more information, visit the Facebook event, the MRDA website, or contact clinic coordinator Anne Persand at