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Three Things We Can All Agree On

There’s a lot of information on fitness out there, and sometimes experts disagree. This week, Melissa highlights three key ideas that have consensus.

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Ultimate in Kenya: A Sport to Unite a Troubled Country

The Kenyan National Ultimate Frisbee Team is attempting to become the first African team ever to attend the World Championships of Beach Ultimate next year in Dubai.

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Healing the Bad Apple

What do you do when your team has a bad apple? Lou has some suggestions for bringing them [back] into the fold.

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Trust

Leaving her women’s team, Heist, to join Drag’N Thrust for WUCC, Robyn Wiseman must learn to trust new teammates on a squad seeking their first ever World Championship.

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Latest Columns

Dumps Skyd Magazine

Monday Dumps: USAU 2015, Triple Layouts, and Ultimate in India

by September 1, 2014, 9:30am 1

NGN tried to crowd fund the money to stream a mixed game, and missed their goal. r/ultimate has a serious discussion about that this means for ultimate.  Want to help…

Win the Fields Lou Burruss

Healing the Bad Apple

by August 27, 2014, 6:00am 6

What do you do when your team has a bad apple? Lou has some suggestions for bringing them [back] into the fold.

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Three Things We Can All Agree On

by August 28, 2014, 6:27am 9

There’s a lot of information on fitness out there, and sometimes experts disagree. This week, Melissa highlights three key ideas that have consensus.

Beau Knows Blog Beau Kittredge

Worlds in Words

by September 2, 2014, 6:00am 0

After a few weeks of reflecting, Beau shares some thoughts from Worlds.

Ultimate Globe Trotter Elliot Trotter

Running on Empty

by July 30, 2014, 1:58am 0

Elliot is nearly lost in Sardinia after training with Copenhagen’s Ragnarok, in preparation for the World Ultimate Championships.

175 Grams Jackson Dolan

States… and Goodbye

by June 16, 2014, 6:05am 2

Jackson takes a long look at States in his last blog post of the season. Saying goodbye isn’t easy when you spend more time with the team you coach than you do with your friends.

Death or Glory Jim Parinella

Reminiscing on DoG

by May 21, 2014, 9:20am 13

DoG’s streak of six national titles is among ultimate’s greatest legends. But what was the team like on the inside? And what did everyone else think of Boston? Hear them tell it.

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Latest Features

Mamabird Takes Flight (Video)

by August 28, 2014, 9:02am 0

Spin Ultimate presents a short piece following Colorado Mamabird at the 2014 College Championships.

Team Organics: Part 1 – Starting a Team

by and August 25, 2014, 2:17pm 1

Skyd is proud to present a 5-part series on building a college team. Part 1 covers the first steps in starting a new team.

Ultimate Results Coaching Academy: Day 2

by August 25, 2014, 10:12am 1

Summaries of Sion Scone, Mario O’Brien, Josh Hartzog, and Tim Morrill’s presentations at the Ultimate Results Coaching Academy, which range from drill creation to season planning to cutting practice.

Swiss Freespeed at WUCC (Video)

by August 21, 2014, 10:03am 1

Basil’s Freespeed shared this excellent film on their experience at WUCC 2014 in Lecco, Italy.

Through Irish Eyes: Poultry Daze to Potlatch Haze

by August 20, 2014, 5:00am 0

Irish ultimate player and Snapchat enthusiast Liam Grant recounts his journey from Poultry Days to Potlatch in the latest installment of Through Irish Eyes.

Ultimate Results Coaching Academy: Day 1

by August 20, 2014, 4:53am 2

Summaries of Lou Burruss, Melissa Witmer, Tiina Booth, and Ben Wiggins’ presentations at the Ultimate Results Coaching Academy, which range from team continuity after graduation to playing zone.

Coaching and the Future of Ultimate

by August 18, 2014, 5:00am 1

Melissa Witmer shares info about her revolutionary online coaching conference.

Layout Neck Injuries

by August 12, 2014, 4:12am 8

Forget turf burn. Laying out exposes our necks to some serious force, which can mean spinal cord injuries or concussions. Do your preventative exercises to make laying out safer.

Riot WUCC Diaries

by August 10, 2014, 1:34pm 9

Luke Johnson produced this excellent set of daily video diaries following Seattle Riot at WUCC.

WUCC Saturday Newsletter

by August 8, 2014, 11:57pm 1

WUCC Friday Newsletter

by August 7, 2014, 11:33pm 1

WUCC 2014 Thursday Newsletter

by August 6, 2014, 11:53pm 0

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