Choosing the Right Footwear for Training and Performance

Your feet are what connect you to the ground, and virtually everything you do on the field runs through them. How are you outfitting yours?


Meet Erynn Schroeder: From Worlds to Division III

Erynn Schroeder shares her unique experience playing at different levels and what to look for in a college ultimate program.


Ultimate GT: Episode 3

Episode 3 of the Ultimate GT web series brings Elliot to Melbourne, Australia as the boys from Heads of State chase their first national championship.


Heart of a Lion

Revolver and the San Jose Spiders’ Greg Cohen talks college ultimate and training, and opens up about how diabetes brought him face to face with his own mortality.

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Training Blog Skyd Magazine

Choosing the Right Footwear for Training and Performance

by February 26, 2015, 10:47am 1

Your feet are what connect you to the ground, and virtually everything you do on the field runs through them. How are you outfitting yours?

It Takes A Village DeAnna Ball

Don’t Fade Away

by February 18, 2015, 10:18am 3

Ever hit that point on Sunday when you’d rather hit Chipotle and head home than play your consolation game? DeAnna has, and so have her players. Read her thoughts on getting over the motivation hump.

Beau Knows Blog Beau Kittredge


by February 3, 2015, 4:23am 27

Heartbreak can pay us a visit on or off the field. Beau talks about both in his 2015 debut.

Robyn’s Nest Robyn Wiseman

Shooters Gotta Shoot: The Hypocrisy of My Life as a Handler

by February 9, 2015, 7:27am 7

Growing up, Robyn always preferred passing to shooting when she played sports. But is there a difference in ultimate, especially when you’ve got a big arm and your team says “green light”?

Dumps Skyd Magazine

Thursday Dumps: Tips and Tricks, Trytimate, and Personal Tents

by February 26, 2015, 10:10am 0

  r/ultimate is looking to gather tips and tricks for improving. Not full workouts, but those little things you do to improve your game. What do you do? First we…

The Grind Skyd Magazine

What a Summer on the NexGen Tour Taught Me About Throwing

by February 16, 2015, 8:15am 36

There’s a lot more to throwing than just… “throwing.”

Feed the Animals Calise Cardenas

Feed the Trolls

by February 11, 2015, 10:34am 63

All voices are important to the collective discussion, and women are sometimes slow to speak up. Getting involved can help counter unproductive negativity.

Women in Ultimate Karen Ko

Do it Yourself: Media Strategy

by February 11, 2015, 10:28am 1

Mainstream media is paying more attention than it used to, but if a team really wants to be promoted, the ball’s in their court. Karen has some ideas on making it happen.

Coaching Inside Out John Sandahl

What is Your Coaching Purpose?

by February 10, 2015, 4:56am 3

John Sandahl shares coaching strategies, how to find your coaching purpose, and why discovering your purpose can help keep you motivated throughout the entire season.

Ultimate Globe Trotter Elliot Trotter

Ultimate GT: Episode 3 | Melbourne Heads of State

by February 23, 2015, 8:00am 1

Episode 3 of the Ultimate GT web series brings Elliot to Melbourne, Australia as the boys from Heads of State chase their first national championship.

The Spectator Dusty Rhodes

The Spectator

by February 4, 2015, 8:19am 9

When we talk about ultimate, individuals and teams and particular seasons don’t matter. What matters is the game.

Latest Features

Announcing Skyd Posters

by February 25, 2015, 1:59pm 0

Skyd announces the addition of ultimate posters to the Skyd Store.

Advanced Athletics: Part 3 – Mental Fitness

by February 23, 2015, 8:30am 1

Brent Steepe continues his series on athletic performance with a discussion of the mind’s role on gameday, and how routines or pregame rituals can make a difference.

The Stability Series Part 2: Building a Better (and more functional) Booty

by February 19, 2015, 7:37am 0

Thomas Wendelboe continues his series on functional stability for athletes with an explanation of exercises to correct asymmetries in the hips and glutes.

Unstacking the Deck: How I Can Use My Privilege to Help Other People

by February 17, 2015, 8:11am 66

Sockeye’s Sam Harkness says mens’ players have a lot of advantages, some earned and some by simple virtue of their gender. He also says they can leverage their position for positive change.

Advanced Athletic Development: Part 2 – Nutrition & Hydration

by February 13, 2015, 9:07am 1

Brent Steepe explains how nutrition and hydration lay the foundation for sustainable fitness, and why you should avoid mainstream misconceptions about them.

Dealing with a Cheater

by February 12, 2015, 9:30am 6

Martin Gottschalk shares his strategy for how to gracefully handle a cheating opponent, with insight into the social and political theory behind it.

Gear Watch | Five Ultimate’s Electro Boxers Review

by February 11, 2015, 11:31am 1

Gil gets wild and free with Five Ultimate Electro Boxers in the latest Gear Watch.

Skyd Films: Everybody Plays

by February 10, 2015, 3:14pm 6

Elliot’s Beach in Chennai is an incredible and unique place for developing an ultimate community and breaking down traditional barriers in Indian society.

Boracay Open 2015: An Epic Weekend with an Unfortunate Ending

by February 9, 2015, 1:08pm 1

Photographer Don Laczi shares his experience of the 2015 Boracay Open beach ultimate tournament.

Give Me a Break, Lefty

by February 5, 2015, 10:39am 20

How lefties are weird, and why they’ve got a leg up on the rest of us.

Anatomy of an Offseason Meeting

by February 4, 2015, 11:29am 2

Last night, an anonymous Truck Stop player decided to cheekily live tweet the team’s offseason meeting, offering a hilarious glimpse into the various personalities on an elite ultimate team.

Our Story: What’s Your Chapter?

by February 2, 2015, 9:34am 2

Carolyn Clendenin reflects on the importance of sharing injury stories through her personal recovery from an ACL tear last year. This is Part II of “One Tiny Pop”.

Call Me Crazy

by January 30, 2015, 7:00am 72

We’ve been insensitive about mental illness, and it’s time to stop.

Gear Watch | Disc Store’s Ultimate Magnetic Coaching Board Review

by January 27, 2015, 1:04pm 1

Gil looks at Disc Store’s Magnetic Coaching Board, and he’s not too impressed.

Advanced Athletic Development: Part 1 – Process vs. Progress

by January 27, 2015, 9:00am 0

In this six-part series, professional personal trainer Brent Steepe discusses his deviation from the fitness industry and what ultimate athletes need for future decades of elite play.

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Posterized! Ultimate Posters now available in the Skyd Store.

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