Category Archives : Fresh Meat


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Roller Derby: What They Don’t Teach You

WoRD’s newest fresh meat class just had our first assessment! Assessments are when we get tested on the skills we’ve learned so far to see if we’re ready to move on to the next level. They’re really low-key and there’s no pressure because if you don’t pass this time, you always have a chance to […]


Things I’ve Learned At Roller Derby

The following is a short list of things I’ve learned at roller derby thus far. Enjoy. Exercise makes you feel good. It makes you feel powerful and mighty and able to leap tall buildings in a single bound. Sometimes I’m tired and worn out and I don’t want to go to practice but then I […]

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Roller Derby? Yes Please!

I just finished reading Amy Poehler’s book “Yes Please,” and I highly recommend it to any and all, but especially those of you who are thinking maybe you want to play derby but are concerned you’re too big, too small, too uncoordinated, too inexperienced, etc, etc, etc. Amy says you should do it anyway. Okay, […]