A Purple tinted photo of the back of a roller derby official wearing a striped shirt with the text "Artichoke-her" on the back. The official is wearing a white helmet with her curly, brown hair in a pony tail. The overlay in white text reads "HOW TO BECOME A ROLLER DERBY OFFICIAL"

how to become a roller derby official

Roller derby is a unique and challenging sport to officiate. The best way to start is by doing.

finally, having the opportunity to coach at RollerCon!

It’s that time of year when Rollercon tickets are cheapest, and rooms are filling up! Even though Rollercon isn’t for six months, all the commotion has got me reflecting on my coaching experience from last year.

fiveonfive coach at RollerCon

ROLLERCON IS BACK and we hope you’re as stoked as we are, because this year we are sponsoring an EPIC coach, Glittoris #1337 of Denver Roller Derby’s Mile High Club fame.

helmet check and care

Take time throughout your derby season to look over the first-on, last-off piece of safety equipment that usually gets overlooked.

derby stance is coming back to a screen near you

Bring coaches together to share inspiration, build networks, get tools and insights for coaching development and to share resources for roller derby coaching.

toxic positivity in roller derby

Sometimes opponents aren’t our worst enemy; it’s our teammates and themselves.

producer paperwork with quick board

Announcers, make your roller derby game calls as smart as your crowd.

derby stance 2018

Rule 56 is a Yorkshire-based roller derby coaching business that aims to bring together coaching and resources for roller derby.

jammer cultivation 101

How my team managed to cultivate deep roster of consistent, high-performing jammers that work well together.

drill: two-point touch

Drill: Practice touching each other as much as possible; to practice effective blocking while
going slow; to practice using each others’ bodies and senses on the track; to practice team-blocking;
to practice communication

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