Battle-harden motors to prevent magnets inside the motor from getting damaged and binding up during battle

Solder all connections and seal with heat shrink to have strong connections and prevent electrical shorts

Thread lock all bolts and set screws

to prevent loosening from vibration and hard hits in combat

Hot glue wire connections to add strength from hard hits

Repair your chassis between matches to protect electronics

Lots of great information for building your own bot

Combat Robot Resource Guide download