Roller Derby Coaching / Jan 2019

We’re back on it for the 2019 season, and we’re hitting the year off with a bang - British Championships, Tier 3 is our new home and we’re ready for the challenge it brings. So back to coaching, and developing myself as a coach, which is one of my big goals for this year. I’ve … Continue reading Roller Derby Coaching / Jan 2019

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Why off-skates is more Important than ever

I don’t know about you guys, but playing Roller Derby is getting harder - not as in the rule book (that’s another post in itself) - but as in just physically playing the sport… I’ve been involved in Roller Derby for around 6/7 years, which compared to some folks makes me a novice, but can … Continue reading Why off-skates is more Important than ever

Product Review: Jet Black Signature Shorts #JustStrong

I’ve been a brand ambassador for Just Strong Clothing for almost a year now, so figured it was time to do a product review - because I really do love their clothing!! I am a participant in the Just Strong Clothing Ambassador Program, and some links and product codes included within this post allow me … Continue reading Product Review: Jet Black Signature Shorts #JustStrong

Roller Derby Coaching – Part.2 When the Plan isn’t working

Your plan is written and then it happens - for some reason something doesn’t seem to be working out, you have an ‘oh my god’ moment…. I used to genuinely panic at this point - I’ve been known to actually skate out of the hall in a flat spin, shout at myself in the toilets … Continue reading Roller Derby Coaching – Part.2 When the Plan isn’t working

Find Your Passion

Find your Passion: fitness when you’re younger is about play, competition and socialization and how the word exercise - such as in PE classes at school - would develop these negative connotations. As adults, we keep that mentality, we seem to experience the word exercise with a negative emotional response - and we need to reboot that and start doing the things we ENJOY, and not see it as punishment, but as play.