Roller Derby for Beginners

Roller Derby for Beginners is a book every aspiring derby girl or boy should read.” – Nicole Zeckner, Pure Geekery 

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Roller Derby for Beginners is the must-read guide for anyone who wants to play roller derby: how to pick a league, choose gear, get started skating. Then, once you get started, it answers the questions that pop up in that first year or so.

Buy the book from Wicked Skatewear and Amazon, or internationally from Book Depository. Download a PDF at Gumroad.

Other people like it too, promise!

This succinct and helpful guide to dipping your toes into the bruise-covered sport of derby is a delightful read—humorous, thoughtful, and encouraging. – Portland Mercury

Frisky’s book is shock full of helpful information that any newbie – or  seasoned! – skater needs when first starting out. I wish I had had something  like this when I started skating. – Amazon review

Not only informative but entertaining…Fresh meat and newly rostered skaters will find a treasure trove of great advice and information that will help them pass their minimum skills, stay in shape or get in shape and how to prepare for their first scrimmage or bout. –Goodreads review


Most derby skaters agree: if you don’t know what you’re doing, you’ll waste lots of time and money. Save money, and buy today!