December 6, 2012

Advent Roller Derby: Basics

It occurs to me that I haven’t really mentioned how roller derby works. That probably should’ve come first. Sorry. Courtesy of the brilliant, wonderful, awe-inspiring London Rollergirls, here is a (really really really) basic track diagram for me to use as a visual aid! So....

December 5, 2012

Advent Roller Derby: Rules 101: 2.2.2

There are a lot of rules in roller derby. 60-odd pages of them, in fact. All the UK & Ireland roller derby bouts are played under the WFTDA ruleset, of which a new version has just been released. You can read them online here, if...

December 4, 2012

Advent Roller Derby: Glossary

In my spare time, I help to run a website called Rollin’ News, which is dedicated to UK & Ireland roller derby. We’re a one-stop-shop for the sport on these fair isles, so it would seem remiss of me to not attempt Advent Knowledge on...