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Is the USAU Triple Crown Tour Improving Ultimate?

With Nationals 2018 in the can, Paul Illian dives into the data to determine if USA Ultimate's Triple Crown Tour is improving the sport's quality of play.

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Why I Joined the Ultimate Impact Team

Opi Payne joins the board of directors for Ultimate Impact, a Bay Area nonprofit that improves the lives of youth in underrepresented communities through the sport of ultimate.

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Squats: The Exercise of Champions

Coach Prichard outlines why squatting is the best exercise for making better athletes.

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Think Before You Cut

If you're part of your college team's leadership, think carefully before you cut a returner — you may be having a bigger impact on their life than you realize.

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Programming Plyometrics Part 2: Planning Considerations

by April 1, 2019, 7:30am 0

Coach Prichard is back with how to implement plyometrics into your training.

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Contested Strip: Ultimate Calls in Real Life

by June 19, 2018, 7:00am 0

The geniuses at Contested Strip present: Ultimate Calls in Real Life

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The New USAU Transgender Policy

by November 14, 2018, 8:00am 0

USA Ultimate's new transgender policy lets players compete with as the gender they identify. But it's also offering a bit of lip service. Jenna Weiner weighs in.

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Ultimate GT: Episode 8 | USA Beach Nationals

by February 20, 2019, 12:14am 0

Everything comes full circle as Elliot strives for his first national title at the USA Beach Championships with Humiliswag.

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Effect & Side-Effect

by January 5, 2016, 1:13pm 0

Practice makes perfect. Except when you're unknowingly practicing bad habits.

Latest Features

Programming Plyometrics Part 2: Planning Considerations

by April 1, 2019, 7:30am 0

Coach Prichard is back with how to implement plyometrics into your training.

Banda: Finally, There’s a Chat App for Ultimate Teams

by March 20, 2019, 8:57am 0

In the the raging GroupMe vs. Slack debate, a new challenger appears! Isaac Saul reviews Banda, a new group chat app specifically designed for ultimate teams.

Programming Plyometrics: Part 1

by March 12, 2019, 11:03am 0

What are plyometrics and why do we train them?

Ultimate GT: Episode 8 | USA Beach Nationals

by February 20, 2019, 12:14am 0

Everything comes full circle as Elliot strives for his first national title at the USA Beach Championships with Humiliswag.

Differences in Performance of Elite Team Ultimate by Division

by February 1, 2019, 12:37pm 0

Get into the weeds with Paul Illian as he looks at a decade of data in divisional performances.

Gender Equity and SotG: A Report from Mexico

by January 14, 2019, 12:20pm 0

After competing at the Pan American Championships with Mexico City, Eric Tolson knew something needed to change with how the Mexican ultimate community thought about gender.

2018 USAU Year in Review

by January 9, 2019, 1:22pm 0

Alright data-junkies, Paul Illian breaks down performance data in USAU 2018 tournaments.

A New Era for Early Recognition Is Critical (E.R.I.C.)

by January 7, 2019, 6:45am 0

E.R.I.C. looks towards the future with a new owner, Jolas Larracas.

About Scooberlicious Ultimate

by January 5, 2019, 10:35am 0

Scooberlicious Ultimate is a San Francisco Bay area-based sports podcast designed to highlight and celebrate the players, coaches, and thought leaders and the events that make the sport of Ultimate so…

S2E17 “Disc and Harmony” a conversation with 2018 Callahan Award winner Gabe Hernandez

by January 5, 2019, 9:20am 0

Scooberlicious Ultimate presents S2E17 - "Disc and Harmony" - A conversation with 2018 Callahan Award winner and Stanford's Bloodthirsty ultimate standout Gabe Hernandez.

What’s The Value of Spirit?

by December 6, 2018, 12:47pm 0

Author David Gessner waxes poetic about SoTG while throwing in hurricane winds.

Coping with Trauma in Ultimate

by November 27, 2018, 8:00am 0

3 steps for coping with sexual assault trauma in ultimate.

The New USAU Transgender Policy

by November 14, 2018, 8:00am 0

USA Ultimate's new transgender policy lets players compete with as the gender they identify. But it's also offering a bit of lip service. Jenna Weiner weighs in.

The Old Man and The Barbell: An Ultimate Athlete Project Review

by November 5, 2018, 6:00am 0

Austin shares how the Ultimate Athlete Project helped him make the roster on top club DC Truck Stop.

Product Review: Rheos Floating Sunglasses

by October 15, 2018, 12:34pm 0

Do you routinely lose your sunglasses in the water? We may have a solution for you, as Rheos Floating Sunglasses are put to the test.
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