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January 22, 2020


So you’re just starting roller derby and you want to not look like a newbie, here’s a quick list of things to try to make you a better skater really quickly!


1. Get lower!!! Bending from your waist isn’t getting lower, bend your knees to lower your center of gravity a...

November 21, 2019

I’ll admit, my self image is not great. I had no “reason” to really have any faith in myself, I was capable but not independent enough, healthy but not fit enough or thin enough, I was bright but not smart enough. I came to the conclusion that I was not enough and I di...

September 13, 2019

Today is Milton Keynes Pride and we are very excited to be attending. We are an inclusive team and proud of our diverse community. In the lead up to Pride we have been sharing some of our skaters testimonies on our Facebook page. You may also read them below. 

"Bei...

August 30, 2019

Talking about Mental Health™ is not easy. Especially when it’s your own. Especially when your unhealthy coping mechanism is to pretend everything is fine, like the true British-born train wreck that you are. But here we are; me, about to open up a side of myself that I...

March 3, 2017

Wondering why we all love our crazy sport so much? A little while ago I asked some MKRD members to tell me, in one sentence, what they love about roller derby.

"The best people I have ever met"

Nutz n Voltz (MKRD Head NSO)

"It's got the grace and skill of skating with the...

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