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April 15, 2016 by SuperRenegade | Coach's Corner, Electrical

First things first, the best VEX product ever: the extension cable retaining clip!

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April 14, 2016 by SuperRenegade | Coach's Corner, Electrical, Mechanical

Why do some motor ports on the cortex have 2-prong plugs and some have 3-prong plugs? What are those little plastic doo-dads that connect the motor to the cortex? How do they work? When do I need them? Read on for a short primer on motor controllers!

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April 13, 2016 by SuperRenegade | Coach's Corner, General

My name is Leslie Peters, and I'm the head coach for Team 1666, Renegade Robotics. In the last year I've had to learn a lot, really fast. So I thought I would start my own blog to share coaching tips with other newbies out there.