Newcastle Roller Derby are a full WFTDA certified league. Our Our A team, the Canny Belters, are one of the UK’s top ranked teams and 2016 Gold winners of the British Championships premier tier.
NRD was established in May 2009. We’ve learned so much about roller derby, and now our senior coaches want to share what they’ve learned, with you! They have fine-tuned their coaching over the years, and they now have some of the most robust, effective coaching plans around.
You won’t find any head-in-the-clouds coaching at NRD, everything we teach you will be 100%:
- Able to be replicated within your own league
- Something you would use on a game day
- Tailored to your needs – beginner, intermediate or advanced
Some of our specialities include:
- Up-to-date strategies from the highest level of gameplay as well as how to translate those to beginner and intermediate level
- Offensive strategies to win games
- Fresh meat programmes
- Finding your voice
- Solid blocking
- Practical jamming advice: when to be agile, when to push, techniques to bust through walls, and how to improve your agility