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ACL Injury Reduction In Ultimate: A Functional Performance Training Plan

Ren Caldwell has had too many players ask her for help after ACL injuries. She shares her plan and suggestions to reduce the risk of  the common knee injuries.

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Announcing ULTACADEMY

Four years after starting RISE UP, Mario O’Brien wants to help team leaders build their programs with ULTACADEMY.

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A Response to GEAG Belief Statement

Texas Showdown’s Jen Schmerling takes the Gender Equity Action Committee’s Belief Statement to the next level by suggesting a more grass roots approach to gender equity.

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Did You Peak This Season, Or Did You Just Survive?

The Ultimate Athlete Project opens next week. Melissa talks about her training philosophy and the programming that’s helped UAP members all over the world improve on and off the field.

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ACL Injury Reduction In Ultimate: A Functional Performance Training Plan

by September 22, 2016, 7:25am 2

Ren Caldwell has had too many players ask her for help after ACL injuries. She shares her plan and suggestions to reduce the risk of  the common knee injuries.

Contested Strip Megan Praz

Contested Strip: R.I.C.E. Capades

by and September 1, 2016, 2:24pm 4

When you’re injured, don’t forget to R.I.C.E.!

The Zemelist Matty Zemel

The Zemelist: India’s Last Minute Obstacle

by June 14, 2016, 9:31am 0

After a sponsor dropped out last minute, Team India Open needs your support.

Beau Knows Blog Beau Kittredge

Announcing the E.R.I.C. Speak Up Tour

by August 26, 2016, 9:00am 3

E.R.I.C. is going on tour to spread ultimate and cancer awareness in cities all over the USA.

Ultimate Globe Trotter Elliot Trotter

Ultimate GT: Episode 5 | World Championships of Beach Ultimate (Dubai)

by April 4, 2016, 11:29am 0

Journey to the stunning landscape of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates for the World Championships of Beach Ultimate.

Strings Spike Friedman

Will Pro Ultimate Make It?

by April 8, 2016, 8:00am 6

Sportswriter Spike Friedman looks back at the 2015 Pro Season and ponders its future.

The Grind Skyd Magazine

Effect & Side-Effect

by January 5, 2016, 1:13pm 11

Practice makes perfect. Except when you’re unknowingly practicing bad habits.

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The Misguided Hope of Hacktivism

by September 12, 2016, 7:00am 1

In April, Tony published a poorly-worded and poorly-researched piece about transgender issues in ultimate. He learned a lot from the backlash.

Gender Equity Belief Statement

by September 9, 2016, 5:00am 52

The Gender Equity Action Group releases their belief statement.

The View From Out Here

by September 8, 2016, 7:30am 4

This week we welcome Dunte Hector, Austin-based Strength and Conditioning professional, to the Training Blog. Since 2015, he has immersed himself in a sport he never played, learning how ultimate athletes train and maintain themselves, and trying to help them get better.

Contested Strip: R.I.C.E. Capades

by and September 1, 2016, 2:24pm 4

When you’re injured, don’t forget to R.I.C.E.!

The URCA Conference Halftime Report

by August 30, 2016, 10:19pm 0

The 2016 URCA Conference is happening right now! Melissa Witmer drops the updates from speakers so far, a preview of what’s to come, and the benefits of joining URCA.

Proof’s In The Pudding

by August 29, 2016, 6:30am 7

Acknowledging the effects of confirmation bias – and your dessert menu – on the game of ultimate.

Announcing the E.R.I.C. Speak Up Tour

by August 26, 2016, 9:00am 3

E.R.I.C. is going on tour to spread ultimate and cancer awareness in cities all over the USA.

Girls In The Mix

by August 25, 2016, 9:23am 3

Mixed youth ultimate can be an amazing opportunity for growth and learning the game, but gender lines and social messages can create barriers that are difficult to overcome.

The Future of Broadcast Ultimate

by August 19, 2016, 6:31am 18

What would the ideal ultimate broadcast look like?  Mike Palmer of ulti.TV explores the broadcast fan experience and questions how improvements could be made.

Contested Strip: Pro Flight Finale 2015 (Never Forget)

by and August 18, 2016, 9:42am 0

Contested Strip remembers last year’s blustery Pro Flight Finale.

Core Training Done Right

by August 11, 2016, 9:32am 0

How important is core training for ultimate and what’s the best approach? Melissa Witmer explains her philosophy and discusses a free core workout.

Discs for Nicaragua

by August 9, 2016, 6:45am 3

Friend of Skyd and longtime commentator Stefan Rappazzo is starting an ultimate scene in Nicaragua, but needs disc donations to help spread the game.

Contested Strip: If Olympic Diving Was Like Ultimate

by and August 4, 2016, 1:49pm 0

What if Olympic diving was like ultimate?

Stellar Offense: Translating Your Strength Into Power On The Field

by July 28, 2016, 8:55am 0

The work you do to get stronger in the offseason is important, but so is turning all that lifting into on-field performance. Ren talks skills and drills to help translate your strength into power. 

Product Review: Greatest Bag

by July 27, 2016, 10:02am 1

We review the upcoming Greatest Bag and we love it.

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