Yearly Archives: 2015

Back to School with Birmingham Blitz Dames

Referee School with the Birmingham Blitz Dames starts on the 3rd October 2015! If you love Derby but don’t fancy being hit by our lovely Violet Attack (with her shoulders of steel) then being a Referee could be for you.

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Meet The Dames; Rollo Tomasi

What‘s the day job? I am a PR and Marketing Officer How do you fit in Roller Derby with your home life? Roller Derby pretty much is my priority to be honest; it’s something that really makes me happy in

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Diary of a Fresh Meat; Episode Four

This Saturday, the 5th September 2015, it’s our Fresh Meat Day at Birmingham Blitz Dames and having joined during February’s Fresh Meat Day, it’s quite a shock when I look at how far I’ve progressed. The Dames have a very

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Diary of a Fresh Meat – Episode Three

So I’ve been skating now for four months. I feel more confident on wheels and am learning new skills such as crossovers, transitions,  and lateral moves. All of these seem completely out of reach until I realise that I’m doing them. Okay

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Meet the Dames; Veloskitty

  1. What‘s the day job? Medical Student – Final Year. 2. How do you fit in Roller Derby with your home life? A combination of sleep deprivation, not seeing my partner enough, and not having kids! 3. How long

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