The Grind Skyd Magazine

The Grind features words from athletes and minds at the highest level of the game.

It Takes A Village DeAnna Ball

Championship Coach of Ohio State Fever, DeAnna Ball focuses her column on team development from a philosophical and emotive perspective.

Training Blog Skyd Magazine

Training tips, techniques from our expert contributors. Three Thursdays a month

Ultimate Globe Trotter Elliot Trotter

Elliot Trotter is traveling the globe to produce a web series on ultimate. Here’s the latest from abroad. Follow Elliot’s adventure at

Contested Strip Megan & Meghan

Ultimate’s only comic!

The Zemelist Matty Zemel

Matty Zemel invites you along on his journey coaching Team India Open in preparation for WUGC 2016.

Beau Knows Blog Beau Kittredge

Beau Kittredge sets his mind free in his column about nothing.

Scooberlicious Ultimate Lawrence McKendell

Scooberlicious is a FB Live show hosted by Lawrence Mckendell. It’s designed to highlight and celebrate the people and events that make the sport of ultimate so cool! As a player, I’ve discussed and debated with teammates and friends, on many facets of the game, and now I am looking for new people to have thoughtful, and engaging conversations on the various topics of this ever-evolving sport.

Strings Spike Friedman

I’m Spike Friedman, I’m a sportswriter for Grantland and The Stranger, and I’m going to do my best to become an ultimate fan this year covering the Seattle Rainmakers.

Transultimate Jenna Weiner

Discussions about transitioning and transgender issues in ultimate.


Tuesday Dumps: Tulane DQ’d, Australian Champs, and Stanley Peterson

by April 28, 2015, 9:00am 0

  Tulane won’t be heading to Nationals anymore- Auburn will. Details here. Check out the 2015 Australian Ultimate Championships!  R/ultimate is discussing the rules around sideline interference. [cm_ad_changer campaign_id=”5″]  …

Monday Dumps: DC Breeze Podcast, highlights, and #Qxallahan

by April 27, 2015, 9:30am 0

The DC Breeze have a new podcast crew, and this week had a player (and Skyd team member) as a guest. They sent it to us, so here it is:…

Friday Dumps: Dump Swing, Get Horizontal, and Joseph Marmerstein for Callahan

by April 24, 2015, 9:30am 0

  In other useful pre-regionals RISE UP review, take a look at their Dump-Swing video. Do you like our buddies over at GetHorizontal? If you do, check out their new…

Thursday Dumps: Inspirations, Hannah Leathers, and #GetBent

by April 23, 2015, 2:18pm 0

  Nightlock has a new “Inspirations” page, dedicated to the women in ultimate who inspire them. For student’s heading off to college, they’ve got a whole summer of prep ahead…

Wednesday Dumps: RISE UP, College Pick’em, and Paganello 2015

by April 22, 2015, 12:06pm 0

Before tryouts, take a look at RISE UP’s episode on Cutting Technique.  USAU’s College Pick’em is back!  R/ultimate is trying to determine what the ultimate first aid kit requires. Chime…

To Yell, or Not to Yell

by April 22, 2015, 8:30am 0

It's not just tactics that have evolve. Coaches have to learn the best ways to shape their demeanor to what their team needs.

Talking Heads

by April 22, 2015, 7:39am 0

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

Tuesday Dumps: Hats, Verts, and Parodies

by April 21, 2015, 10:30am 0

  Here at Skyd, hats are very important to us, so this r/ultimate discussion on rules about hats is a big one. Interested in learning to jump higher for ultimate?…

First Impressions

by April 21, 2015, 6:05am 0

Spike just watched opening week in Major League Ultimate. Portland's offense made him think of the Shaq-era Lakers and Henry Phan's throws prompted a bad word or two. He's still not sure how much scoring actually matters, though.

Monday Dumps: Ultimate Starts, Superfly Alum ,and Margot Stert for Callahan

by April 20, 2015, 11:26am 0

  R/ultimate wants to know- why’d you start playing ultimate? Do you have what it takes to become the voice of the Vancouver Nighthawks? Check it out. Stanford Superfly alum…

From Worlds to Pickup

by April 20, 2015, 10:00am 0

When the urge to play ultimate hit during a business trip, Robyn Wiseman reached out to a local team to play pickup. She didn't expect to find out that her way of approaching the game isn't for everyone.


Friday Dumps: #GetBENT, Club Tryouts Map, Northwestern Lowlights

by April 17, 2015, 10:11am 0

At Florida Sectionals, a USF player pulls an Alex Nord… on himself, and collects a caught disc from his own back for the score. New York’s Bent made a pump-up…