Testing, Testing, 1, 2, 3: Athletic Testing in Tryouts

by January 29, 2016, 11:57am 0

Combine-style athletic tests are becoming more popular at tryouts, but the data is only valuable if used correctly. Ren Caldwell breaks down the different types of tests and what they evaluate.

One By One

by January 27, 2016, 9:06am 0

Bryan Jones explains why coaches should slowly teach rookies principles, not overload them with absolutes.

Mental Preparation and Catching in the Wind

by January 22, 2016, 9:11am 0

Bryan Jones muses on mental preparation and catching in the wind from his experience coaching UConn this season.

What I Learned From Dating an Ultimate Player

by January 20, 2016, 5:20am 0

Dating an ultimate player can be perplexing for an outsider. "Jane Doe" shares tales of garish jerseys and endless rubber pellets as she came to understand the sport her partner was dedicated to.

Contested Strip: Some People Just Can’t Handle Lei-Out

by January 14, 2016, 1:00pm 0

Some people just can't handle Lei-Out...

Melissa Witmer: In Her Own Words

by January 14, 2016, 5:40am 0

Skyd sits down with trainer Melissa Witmer learn more about her background and the future of the Ultimate Athlete Project.

Core Principles of the Ultimate Athlete Project Training

by January 14, 2016, 5:00am 0

So what are the principles in UAP that allow us to work smarter and not harder?  Principles one and two are about timing and planning. The third principle guides exercise and workout selection.

Developing Throwers and the Love for the Game

by January 12, 2016, 6:10am 0

Bryan Jones explains why players should be encouraged to learn creative throws early in their careers.

A Word From The New Editor-In-Chief

by January 11, 2016, 5:20am 0

Incoming Editor-in-Chief Liam Rosen explains why he's so passionate about ultimate and hints at some of the changes coming for Skyd in 2016.

So Long, and Thanks for all the Skyd

by January 8, 2016, 8:00am 0

Elliot Trotter signs off as Editor in Chief.