LRG demonstrate walls and hits on BBC Sport, November 2015

Blockers can be most effective when they work together.

The London Rollergirls are back to give us a video tutorial on how to perform a successful Crabwall.

A Crabwall is a defensive wall formation, covering the track in order to stop the opposing team’s Jammers from weaving through and scoring points.

There are three Blockers and a backwards facing Blocker providing extra support and strength as the Jammer hits.

Photo by John Hesse.

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Bette Noir on BBC Sport, November 2015

Core body strength and quick thinking are just a couple of things you need to be a good Roller Derby skater according to Courtney Welch, aka Bette Noir.

Bette is one of the co-founders of London Rollergirls, the UK’s first roller derby league.

There are now over 100 leagues in the UK and is the world’s fastest growing female sport.

Find out what all the fuss is about and how to get involved, as Bette explains what it takes to play roller derby.

Photo by Ed Telling.

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