1. Be willing to admit that you know nothing. I started derby three years ago with no athletic/sporting experience at all and everything I know today I have learned from doing sessions with awesome trainers, reading blogs and derby forums and watching what other people do. Roller derby is pretty much a baby in the […]Read More How I write a referee training session
Last night we ran week two of the four-week refresher program that I have written. It is designed to get the refs back on the track as the strongest and most cohesive dazzle of zebras possible. Last night refs from our crew were posting on Facebook that they were exhausted and smashed. I was dripping […]Read More Learning to trust myself as a trainer
Following onto WIRD’s amazing word-of-mouth and social networking advertisement of the Oak Flat Rink, tonight’s first session was so dramatically successful that by the time we arrived twenty minutes after opening they were at capacity. Myself and a few of the other WIRD girls alternatively pleaded, begged and cajoled but were unable to get in […]Read More Oak Flats Skating rink too much of a success
A real actual skating rink will be opening these school holidays out at Oak Flats! According to Google Maps it is about 2 minutes walk from the train station. I’m just a little bit excited.Read More This time the rumours were true!