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Roller Derby

British Roller Sports Federation

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General Information
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brsf@btinternet.com

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Roller Derby Beginner Sessions

Sunday 6th January

Roller Derby - New Year Intake Session

Sun, 06 Jan 2019 (10:30 - 12:00)

What is Roller Derby?

Roller Derby is an all-girl contact sports. It's fierce, feisty, fast paced and fun.

Two teams of 5 skaters battle it out for position over a series of "jams" which last up to 2 minutes. Four "blockers" on each team and one "jammer". The jammer's job is to score points. After her initial pass through the "pack" of blockers, a jammer will score one point each time she passes a member of the opposing team. The blockers attempt to assist their own jammer while hindering the opposing jammer — playing both offense and defence simultaneously.

The game ends after the period clock runs out, and the team with the most points wins.

Benefits

  • Aerobic exercise that will improve cardiovascular fittness

Equipment

Players skate on four-wheeled roller skates, and are required to wear protective equipment, including a helmet, wrist guards, elbow pads, knee pads, and mouth guards.

Facts

  • In 1948, Roller Derby debuted on New York television

Campaigns

Make your Move

The greatest benefits to our physical and mental health comes when we go from doing no physical activity at all to doing just a little bit!

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Partners

  • O&W LSA
    Equality Standard
    Harborough LSA
    NWL LSA
    Charnwood LSA
  • Blaby LSA
    Melton LSA
    Active Rutland
    Leicestershire County Council
    Safeguarding
  • Active Leicester
    Sport England
    H&B LSA
    County Sport Network

Partners

  • Active Rutland
    Active Leicester
  • Equality Standard
    Melton LSA
  • O&W LSA
    Harborough LSA
  • Safeguarding
    Sport England
  • County Sport Network
    H&B LSA
  • Blaby LSA
    NWL LSA
  • Charnwood LSA
    Leicestershire County Council