Men’s Nationals to a Novice

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


Practice: Be Deliberate

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


Talkin’ About Tractice

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.


The Art of War

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.


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Dumps Skyd Magazine

Friday Dumps: Nationals, Nationals, Nationals.

by October 17, 2014, 10:31am 2

So much Nationals, so little time. They’re already in Quarters! Ladies, and Gents- and of course, Mixed.  Skyd’s Jimmy Leppert has a great post about pushing it after elimination for…

Win the Fields Lou Burruss

8 Questions for 8 Teams

by September 24, 2014, 5:50am 7

Lou travelled to Northwest Regionals with questions about the top teams. He returned with answers.

Training Blog Skyd Magazine

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 9

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

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 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.


Latest Features

Why I Joined E.R.I.C.

by October 15, 2014, 7:30am 0

What is this nonprofit organization called E.R.I.C? What does it do? Why did you join it? If I donate, where does the money go? I have heard these questions a…

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 4

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.

A Year Off

by September 23, 2014, 5:05am 9

Year after year, the injuries piled up for Jared DiMascio. He needed to rest, but he had no intention of doing so… until he had no choice.

Field Deposits and Encouraging Better Behavior

by September 17, 2014, 10:00am 12

After a $150 field cleaning deposit was charged to teams at New York Sectionals, Philip Renich argues against charging fees to teams who don’t clean up fields.

Team Organics: Part 4 – Athletic Attitude

by and September 16, 2014, 5:15am 4

In the fourth part of our series on starting a college team, Ken Kaminski and Emily Clarke look at some general tips for talking about training to new teams.

Team Organics: Part 3 – Character Culture

by and September 9, 2014, 1:08pm 1

In part three of our series on starting a college team, Ken and Emily suggest ways to create and foster team culture.

Ultimate Results Coaching Academy: Day 3

by September 8, 2014, 12:10pm 2

Summaries of Keith Raynor, Opi Payne, Ren Caldwell, and Owen Shepherd’s talks at the Ultimate Results Coaching Academy, which range from coaching defense to managing the tryout process.

Team Organics: Part 2 – Growing a Team

by and September 2, 2014, 11:00am 3

In Part 2 of the series on starting a college team, Ken and Emily go over the important aspects of growing a new team.

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