Tag: training


Fuzzy Fresh Meat Tummies, Feeling The Burn & A Boomin Moomin!

Posted on 14th September, by Flash Bo-Dash in Roller Derby. No Comments

Wuaaaaaaaaaahhhhhhhyeahhhhhhhaaaa!

😆 😥 😳 😆

Tomorrow is 15th September 2012 and I am about to play in my first Roller Derby bout as a Fairy!!!! (yes the silver comment in my last blog gave the game away away a bit) I will be up against a team of Scaries, in the warm up bout for SRT (Severn Roller Torrent) Vs S.W.A.T (South West Angels Of Terror)

My opening exclamation sums up how I am feeling! I’m sitting here racking my brain trying to think back to the beginning so I can tell you about my Fresh Meat experiences but today its hard to remember as all I can think about is tomorrow. It’s such a life encompassing, exhilarating and exciting experience and it has been since I was picked for the team. I’ve found it hard not to think … Read More »



Liverpool open evening…get your derby on

Posted on 20th July, by Martin in Roller Derby. No Comments

As you know we love all things derby and we LOVE to share all things derby.

Not everyone gets our passion but here’s your chance!

The awesome Liverpool Roller Birds are holding an open evening so people like you (and your friends) can see why Roller Derby is so awesome!

There are limited spaces available so you will need to get your name down on the list ASAP.

But when is it happening?

22nd August 2012, 7.30-10pm in anticipation of their next intake of skaters on the 13th September 2012.

Where is it?

Liverpool, UK,

More details can be found here:

https://www.facebook.com/events/266521973449697/

This is a completely free event though numbers will be limited so to register your attendance, please fill in this form and we’ll be in contact with the venue.

If you can’t wait until then. If you need your fix of roller derby before the … Read More »


Roller Derby Tips – Positional Blocking

Posted on 24th June, by Martin in Blocking, Tips. No Comments

 

Passed my written skills test tonight! Yay! What a good way to start off a training session.

We worked on positional blocking tonight, I have to say I’ve never been very good at this.

The main aim of this is to use your bum to stop the other skater getting past you. We were told to get as close as we could to the skater we were blocking but no matter how hard I tried I always seem to roll off too fast and they skated right on by! Our trainer suggested getting into the Plough stop stance and it worked a treat!! My partner ended up tripping up and taking me down with her which meant she got the major penalty and off to the sin bin she went!

TOP TIP
Therefore today’s top tip for nailing the back blocking technique… … Read More »




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