Tiki Terror on the real importance of cross training

18th March, 2019

Many of us take up roller derby because it doesn’t feel like exercise. It’s a sport that doesn’t feel like a sport. The moment you strap your skates on and get on track, you don’t get the same feeling...

Tiki Terror on the real importance of cross training

The open recruitment experience - Vamp Vengeance

12th March, 2019

Hello potential new recruits! My name is Vamp Vengeance (aka Naomi) and I'm currently a semi-newbie with Nottingham's Hellfire Harlots. I (hopefully) will be graduating out of Sparks (which is essentially the...

The open recruitment experience - Vamp Vengeance

Roller Derby + Half Marathon = !?!?!?!?!?!

19th June, 2018

Did you get involved in roller derby without much of an athletic background? Did derby become your slippery slope/gateway drug to actually using that gym you have a membership to? Do you struggle to fit in a rest day...

Roller Derby + Half Marathon = !?!?!?!?!?!

25 March

Nottingham’s top roller derby team the Nottingham Hellfire Harlots have announced today that they will travel to Ghent in Belgium to take part in /Skate Odyssey 2015/. Ten highly ranked European teams will take to the track across three days from the 15 – 17 May to battle it out in this Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA) tournament…. Read more »

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21 March

You’ve got the basics, passed Minimum Skills, and now you want to jam or block… but your team wants you to do something different. In my case, I wanted to be a jammer. How do you marry those different ambitions?

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14 March Do you activate your glutes when playing roller derby?

  All I can think about at the moment is my arse and no, not because I think it looks good although, the size of it can be rather useful in roller derby!  I’m obsessing over my butt at the moment because it’s become apparent recently that it’s just not coming to the party where roller… Read more »

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10 March Tiki Terror

I transferred to the Hellfire Harlots back in March 2014. I worked and trained hard, eventually moving my way up to the advanced training sessions in May 2014. The reward to all this hard work was an exciting one, I made both A and B squads! I was excited as I would be making my… Read more »

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1 March Nottingham Hellfire Harlots celebrate win

Nottingham’s top roller derby team the Nottingham Hellfire Harlots are celebrating their first double win of 2015 with the league’s A and B teams winning their games against the Birmingham Blitz Dames in a double header at Nottingham Trent University last Saturday. The two A teams had played before in a tournament in Wales back… Read more »

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