Help Brawling get to playoffs!

YOU KNOW WHAT IS FAR OUT?

Atlanta. Atlanta is very far away. We are so excited that London Brawling are taking part in Playoffs there this September and we are fundraising to get them across the Atlantic. If you would like to help them too, please donate here and forever have our gratitude.

NEW SHIRT ALERT!

We all love merch. Would you like LRG’s new and gorgeous LIMITED EDITION playoffs shirt? Yes? Check out this year’s design and get your hands on one here!

Pre-orders are happening now until the 23rd of August. Shipping will start mid September.

 

Read more about the WFTDA playoffs in Atlanta here!

 

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London Rollergirls Present: London Brawling vs Bear City

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Playoffs in Atlanta are a long way away, and we wouldn’t want our local fans to miss out on an excellent game of roller derby! So, as a special treat for London, we’re giving you an exclusive preview of our first Playoffs game…

LONDON BRAWLING vs BEAR CITY

On Saturday 18th August, we’ll be joined on track by these Berlin babes to show you what the Playoffs game is likely to look like. One last summer fling before the Brawling cool kids leave for the US of A.

Doors open at 18.30
First whistle at 19.00

Ticket Price – Adults £10 Children £5

Tickets on sale here

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Junior & Fresh Meat programmes

We’ve got some great programmes running throughout the year, whether you are under 18 or over. All our programmes are designed to teach you the basics and are so much fun!


Junior Roller Derby Programme: 
sessions will be organised during the summer, updated information will be posted on our Facebook page, follow us to be informed in due time and/or send us an email at juniorleaguelrg@gmail.com and we’ll include you in our mailing list!

Click here for more information on our Junior League.

Fresh Meat Programme: the last intake was a success with 30 fierce and motivated skaters willing to learn to do the thing, sweat and have fun together! If you’ve missed it, don’t beat yourself up, spread the word and bring a pal! Another intake will be scheduled, drop us a line to show your interest and stay informed at freshmeat@londonrollergirls.com

Meanwhile, our Tier 2 skaters of the Fresh Meat Program are getting better and stronger. They are heading towards their final assessments (Minimum Skills Test) which will allow them to join and train with our REC league. You’ve got this!

Click here for more information on our Fresh Meat programme.

Photo credit: Cat Meaney

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The skater section: TOP TIPS!

Do you play roller derby? Want to up your game? We’ll be sharing our newest top tips here on our newsletter, brought to you from our best and most seasoned skaters.

Pump up your game! 
Our current gameplay’s style requires us to build extra muscles in order to prevent injuries, and to become an efficient and effective player. Victory Slaps wrote a detailed post on her blog on bracing, including workout exercise. Click here to have a look.

Trick – a new playground!
Summer is here and you might be willing to use your skates in a different setting. Yeah, it’s time to give it a go and conquer the skatepark!! On the Chicks in Bowls website, you’ll find all about the basics and it’s very inspirational. But, in all physical activity, it’s very important to warm up. Our current fav’ is Indy Jamma Jones’ warm-up routine.

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Helsinki – A B C, easy as 1 2 3

Talking about extravaganzas, LRG Brawling, Brawl Saints and Batter C all jumped on a plane in May to play against our wonderful hosts, Helsinki Roller Derby. Thanks to everyone who made this great weekend happen and all of our wonderful fans who followed us across an ocean to support us. WE LOVE YOU & WE HAD A BLAST!

The scores from the weekend are below:

London Brawling 168-160 HRD All-Stars
London Brawl Saints 142-162 HRD Queen B’s
London Batter C 223-120 HRD C-cassette

You can catch the recap Brawl Saints and Batter C games online if you register with FanSeat. Click here to register and watch now!

 

Photo credit: Marko Niemelä

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