Why Did I Choose Ultimate?

by December 8, 2016, 7:30am 0

Ren Caldwell looks back on how and why she chose to focus her strength and conditioning coaching business on ultimate. She also shares a special announcement.

Progressions For Jumping Higher

by November 17, 2016, 7:29am 0

Epic jumps are the stuff of posters and highlight reels, but many athletes put years of tough work into their jumping ability. Dunte Hector has suggestions for smart training to increase your vertical

Being Out Of Shape Can Be A Good Thing

by November 10, 2016, 7:30am 0

Committing to a long term training plan comes with tradeoffs at first. Melissa Witmer explains why having a plan comes with tradeoffs, but also big rewards.

Recovery For The Win

by October 27, 2016, 7:30am 0

Playing, practicing, training. That’s only part of making sure you improve over time as an ultimate player. Ren Caldwell provides an overview of different paths to recovery.

How To Survive And Improve When You Play Multiple Seasons Of Ultimate

by October 20, 2016, 7:30am 0

With more opportunities to play than ever before, it’s time for ultimate athletes to think about how to survive multiple seasons of the sport.

Agility For Handlers

by October 13, 2016, 7:30am 0

Do you know what’s really happening when you change direction the field? Melissa Witmer breaks down the physics for basic handler movement and provides drills for your improvement.

ACL Injury Reduction In Ultimate: A Functional Performance Training Plan

by September 22, 2016, 7:25am 0

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.

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

by September 16, 2016, 7:30am 0

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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