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Proactive vs. Reactive

Coach DeAnna Ball explains why you should know the difference between being proactive and reactive when marking or guarding a cutter.

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Ultimate Globe Trotter Announces Three More Episodes

Ultimate Globe Trotter announces episodes 4-6 with presenting sponsor Boon Technical Clothing.

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A Perspective from Dubai

Back in March, we posted an article raising concerns about hosting a tourney in Dubai. A long-time resident just wrote in with what’s been on his mind ever since.

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The Opportunity Gap

A captain on three Vancouver teams, Alex Davis wrestles with ultimate’s new reality.

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Ren explores the balance of developing youth players and risking injury at high impact tournaments.

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Proactive vs. Reactive

by June 17, 2015, 12:20pm 0

Coach DeAnna Ball explains why you should know the difference between being proactive and reactive when marking or guarding a cutter.

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Beau Kittredge on why Beach Ultimate is the sport’s best chance at long term success.

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With Heist tryouts quickly approaching, Robyn Wiseman is implemented her long-term vision for team reinvention while keeping the team’s identity intact.

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Thursday Dumps: Flyers Livestream, Offense, and Throwing in the Rain

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  The Atlanta Hustle V Raleigh Flyers game is being livestreamed!  r/ultimate is debating whether ultimate is too offense-biased. Got any good throwing-in-the-rain tips? These Doublewide SloMo highlights are killing…

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The Opportunity Gap

by June 22, 2015, 12:28pm 2

A captain on three Vancouver teams, Alex Davis wrestles with ultimate’s new reality.

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Is Video King?

by June 10, 2015, 8:46am 4

The nature of sports broadcasting is constant flux. Is streaming every single game worth the MLU’s resources?

Feed the Animals Calise Cardenas

Gwen Stories

by April 29, 2015, 9:41am 1

Gwen Ambler, one of the game’s most legendary players, says she’s retiring this year. “Player” is just one of the hats she’ll be remembered for wearing.

Inside Breaks Jonathan Neeley

The Throwing Doctor

by April 17, 2015, 7:55am 50

Major League throwing nerd. It’s a thing.

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Ultimate Globe Trotter Announces Three More Episodes

by June 25, 2015, 11:35am 0

Ultimate Globe Trotter announces episodes 4-6 with presenting sponsor Boon Technical Clothing.

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Talking Heads

by April 22, 2015, 7:39am 8

For pro athletes, media criticism comes with the territory. But in ultimate, players are the media and nobody is actually “pro.” What then?

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Contested Strip: How To Name Your Pro Ultimate Team

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Contested Strip shows us the science behind naming a pro ultimate team.

Skyd To Offer VOD for EUC 2015 in Copenhagen

by June 19, 2015, 12:28pm 0

Skyd announces video of games at the 2015 European Ultimate Championships in Copenhagen.

Why Young Chinese People Love Ultimate’s Hippie-Go-Lucky Culture

by June 18, 2015, 8:00am 0

Huff Post correspondent Matt Sheehan provides an in depth look at ultimate’s growth in China.

Interview with AUDL and USAU Champ Kurt Gibson

by June 17, 2015, 12:41pm 1

From University of Florida and the San Jose Spiders to what it’s like playing with Brodie Smith, Kurt Gibson shares experiences from his legendary ultimate career.

Getting to Worlds isn’t Easy, but India is on its Way

by June 16, 2015, 2:47pm 0

Representing India internationally is a really, really big deal. Here’s why.

The Road to London: U-23 Tryouts with Erynn Schroeder

by June 15, 2015, 2:28pm 0

U-23 Worlds kick off next month. Read about one player’s tryout experience here.

Flatball Radio Podcast: Ep 5 – Chasing Sarasota Revisited (Mario O’Brien and Matt Melius)

by June 15, 2015, 11:06am 1

Three years since the release of Chasing Sarasota, Flatball Radio talks to stars Matt Melius and Mario O’Brien.

Spirit Matters at the Top of the Game

by June 12, 2015, 7:00am 1

The best ultimate teams in the world give a lot of thought to how they approach Spirit of the Game, and they give Spirit a lot of credit for their success.

Ben Wiggins Offers Coaching Consulting

by June 12, 2015, 7:00am 5

Former Sockeye leader and international coach, Ben Wiggins, to offer online coaching consulting.

Skyd To Film & Stream WU23 2015 In London

by June 10, 2015, 1:46pm 3

Skyd announces livestream video coverage of the World Under-23 Championships in London.

Editor’s Note: 6 Months Into Skyd 2015

by June 10, 2015, 1:00pm 0

Editor in Chief Elliot Trotter recaps the first 6 months of Skyd’s successful 2015.

Flatball Radio Podcast: Ep 4 – Adrienne Bovee

by June 9, 2015, 7:30am 2

Oregon’s Adie Bovee is an athletic match up nightmare. In this Flatball Radio podcast, she opens up about some of her bigger life struggles, like battling Hodgkin’s lymphoma.

Interview with Clapham Coach Cian O’Morain

by June 8, 2015, 10:08am 0

Coach Cian O’Morain shares Clapham Ultimate’s goals to take the club crown from North America.

Gotta Teach the Children

by June 5, 2015, 6:11am 0

What’s Spirit going to look like in the future? It all depends on the kids.

Contested Strip: If The NBA Was Like Ultimate…

by and June 4, 2015, 12:06pm 5

With the NBA finals kicking off, Contested Strip examines what the hard courts of basketball would be like if it were more like ultimate.

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