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Practicing for Tournaments

Tournaments are a unique (read: grueling) way of competing. In her last article on practice, Jen looks at how to get ready for them.

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Win the Fields

With the pace of family life picking up, Lou pens his final column.

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Bringing Ultimate to the “Worst City in the World”

Unfazed after countless hardships and hurdles, expat Chris Bristow details his experiences founding and coaching an ultimate team in Medan, Indonesia.

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Dubai to Seattle

Dubai’s Patrick Dykstra traveled to Seattle to train with some of the World’s best players and coaches. This is his story.

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Friday Dumps: Club and Country, DC Scandal Day, and Old Capital Open

by October 31, 2014, 10:12am 1

Showgame finishes its series devoted to looking at the idea of a club team representing the country as a whole.  Yep, that’s right. In honor of their back-to-back wins, the…

Win the Fields Lou Burruss

Win the Fields

by October 22, 2014, 5:43am 25

With the pace of family life picking up, Lou pens his final column.

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Talkin’ About Tractice

by October 9, 2014, 5:30am 7

Ren hits hard with a definitive guide to the what, why, and how of running track practice… which, it turns out, doesn’t always have much to do with an actual track.

Beau Knows Blog Beau Kittredge

What I Learned

by September 22, 2014, 5:06am 8

Beau bids readers farewell with an overview of what he learned from his AUDL experience along with a look toward next season.

Ultimate Globe Trotter Elliot Trotter

Ultimate GT: Episode 2 | Auckland Magon

by October 20, 2014, 11:07am 2

The second episode of Elliot Trotter’s travel/ultimate web series is released. This episode takes Elliot to Auckland, New Zealand as reigning champions, Magon, prepare for a run at their 5th title.

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 14

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

Triple Crown Plateau

by October 31, 2014, 6:00am 14

With focus on spectator friendliness and elite competition, is the Triple Crown Tour leaving mid-tier teams in the dust?

What We Practice

by October 21, 2014, 10:36am 1

Jen continues her series on practice with a piece on the elements of a good practice and focus.

Ultimate GT: Episode 2 | Auckland Magon

by October 20, 2014, 11:07am 2

The second episode of Elliot Trotter’s travel/ultimate web series is released. This episode takes Elliot to Auckland, New Zealand as reigning champions, Magon, prepare for a run at their 5th title.

Why I Joined E.R.I.C.

by October 15, 2014, 7:30am 0

Beau talks about why he’s partnering with E.R.I.C., a non-profit aimed at teaching kids to recognize cancer symptoms.

Men’s Nationals to a Novice

by October 14, 2014, 6:46am 9

Xuny Haley is wondering a few things as she packs for Nationals.

Practice: Be Deliberate

by October 13, 2014, 6:00am 1

In the latest installment in her series on practice, Jen discusses the mentality and attitude needed to make sure practice time is well-spent.

The Art of War

by October 7, 2014, 6:58am 6

Using his own experience analyzing the DC Current before the MLU Championship Final, Alex Davis speaks to exploiting an opponent’s weaknesses, rather than trying to stop their strengths.

How Often We Practice

by October 6, 2014, 7:16am 11

In the newest installment of her series on practice, Jen takes a look at how frequently top athletes in other sports practice.

Inside NexGen Network: A Short Sketch

by October 1, 2014, 5:16am 10

You may have wondered about life on the NexGen Tour, but what about life on the NexGen crew? Xuny Haley pulls back the curtain.

The Mate in Ultimate

by September 29, 2014, 1:39pm 19

Growing up gay in South Africa, Keke decided that organized sports were not for him. Then, he discovered ultimate.

Let’s Talk About Practice

by September 29, 2014, 7:44am 3

We all know it’s important to practice, but are we using our practice time and energy as well as we could? Are there habits and norms that we could change to make practice even more worthwhile?

Team Organics: Part 5 – Management Mindset

by and September 24, 2014, 9:58am 2

Emily and Ken wrap up their series on starting a college ultimate team with tips on working with sports administrations and dotting the i’s of rostering.

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