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.

The View From Out Here

by September 8, 2016, 7:30am 0

This week we welcome Dunte Hector, Austin-based Strength and Conditioning professional, to the Training Blog. Since 2015, he has immersed himself in a sport he never played, learning how ultimate athletes train and maintain themselves, and trying to help them get better.

The URCA Conference Halftime Report

by August 30, 2016, 10:19pm 0

The 2016 URCA Conference is happening right now! Melissa Witmer drops the updates from speakers so far, a preview of what’s to come, and the benefits of joining URCA.

Girls In The Mix

by August 25, 2016, 9:23am 0

Mixed youth ultimate can be an amazing opportunity for growth and learning the game, but gender lines and social messages can create barriers that are difficult to overcome.

Core Training Done Right

by August 11, 2016, 9:32am 0

How important is core training for ultimate and what’s the best approach? Melissa Witmer explains her philosophy and discusses a free core workout.

Stellar Offense: Translating Your Strength Into Power On The Field

by July 28, 2016, 8:55am 0

The work you do to get stronger in the offseason is important, but so is turning all that lifting into on-field performance. Ren talks skills and drills to help translate your strength into power. 

Groin and Adductor Strains In Ultimate Players: Why It Happens And What To Do About It

by June 23, 2016, 10:19am 0

Groin and adductor strains are a common pain in ultimate players. Ren Caldwell has a whole lot of advice for assessing the injury and getting healthy again.

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