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How to Watch Roller Derby

Okay, so you’ve been to one or two bouts, you’ve maybe seen a rules demo, and you’ve watched skaters take a lot of left turns… but you don’t quite get what’s going on down there on the track. We’re here to fix that! Here’s some suggestions for how to get more out of watching a derby bout in ten fun and easy steps. Start at the top, and when you’re ready, move on to the next thing. Ready? Tweeeeeeeet…

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Diary of a Redliner: Practice, practice, practice

Our Training and Recreation program is divided up into three levels, each named after a line on Boston’s T: the Red line, Green line, and C Team (T-Wrecks). As skaters progress, they move up each level and learn new roller derby and skating skills. To help prospective skaters get a sense of our program, we asked Green line skater Kat Setzer if she would keep a blog as she goes through the program. Here’s her entry on starting practice.

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Diary of a Redliner: Put down the fishnets and pick up good gear

Our Training and Recreation program is divided up into three levels, each named after a line on Boston’s T: the Red line, Green line, and C Team (T-Wrecks). As skaters progress, they move up each level and learn new roller derby and skating skills. To help prospective skaters get a sense of our program, we asked Green line skater Kat Setzer if she would keep a blog as she goes through the program. Here’s her entry on picking up your first set of gear.

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Gear Check: SISU Saves Your Derby Smile

Finding the right gear is hard. Finding the right gear that’s perfect for you? Even harder. We asked our skaters to write about their favorite gear in hopes of making everyone’s search a little easier. This week: Annie Malistick (Sticky) chats about her favorite thing to put in her mouth during practice—her Sisu mouthguard.

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Cheer on your teams!

One of our favorite things about playing roller derby is how invested our fans get into representing the league and our home teams. So, if you want to announce to the world (or Facebook) just how much you love the Boston Derby Dames, we’ve got some Facebook headers for you to use.

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Houston vs Boston, live on WFTDA.tv

If you missed our ECDX matchup against Houston, you can catch all the action (and our win) on WFTDA.tv.

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Become a Boston Derby Dame

Hey, Boston: Want to know what it takes to become a Boston Derby Dame? Then join our current fresh meat for a Meat-n-Greet (tee hee) TOMORROW! Just show up around 7PM Wednesday night (6/19) at Tavern in the Square in Allston. …

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CNN iReport: Roller Derby is Back

CNN iReport: Roller Derby is Back A contact sport from the 1930’s is back and it’s taking over and I won’t be surprised if it makes it to future Olympic games. An activity where the spirit of competition swings along …

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Happy Bout Day!

HAPPY BOUT DAY! The skaters are waking, the volunteers are prepping, and the refs, well… they’re getting out all their excitement before joining Team Impartial (also known as Team No Fun). Tickets still available at the door, so if you …

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Season Opener Tickets On Sale Now!

Still haven’t purchased your tickets for our amazing season opener yet? Here are four reasons why you should. 1: Meet our new team, the Arkham Horrors! 2: Pet the new mascot of the Cosmos, Astro the space corgi! 3: Mystic …

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