Columns

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 ultimateglobetrotter.tv

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.

Latest

Wednesday Dumps: PTD, Women’s Centex Fundraiser, and AUDL Logos

by April 8, 2015, 9:33am 0

  Ever suffered from what r/ultimate is calling post-tournament depression? The ultimate community is trying to help UT recoup the losses they took for Women’s Centex. Full Story Here. How…

What Winning Feels Like

by April 8, 2015, 5:32am 0

After years of questing, Brett Matzuka won a club championship in 2014. Among the feelings he's had in the aftermath? Letdown.

Tuesday Dumps: 2015 Bids, Neeley in Colombia, UNC Darkside

by April 7, 2015, 10:31am 0

Yesterday, we learned that Wisconsin basketball plays ultimate in the offseason. r/ultimate is now trying to decide who would win in a game: The Badgers, or the Hodags. Here it…

Monday Dumps: Wisconsin Sports, Slow-mo D, and Nerd Nite

by April 6, 2015, 10:55am 0

Wisconsin basketball fans, be proud: Ultimate is the key to their success. Or at least, it was in 2011!  For the full article, go here. (Thanks, Sludge, for digging that up.)…

Friday Dumps: Costa Rica Contest, Club Tryout List, and UNC Wilmington Highlights

by April 3, 2015, 9:53am 0

Savage is holding a contest to send someone to Costa Rica! Enter here. Looking for a club team, but don’t know where to start? Start with the r/ultimate National Club…

Why Centex Matters

by April 2, 2015, 10:00am 0

With opportunities for growth on and off the field, Centex sets the right stage for growing college women's teams. Robyn Wiseman shares why it's important through her experiences playing for Wisconsin-Eau Claire SOL and coaching Wisconsin Bella Donna.

Thursday Dumps: Goose AMA, Fantasy Ultimate, and CHUF Highlgihts

by April 2, 2015, 9:23am 0

  John “Goose” Helton is doing a r/ultimate AMA today at 3pm EST. The latest edition of the Ultimate Canada magazine is now available. Fantasy ultimate is coming! (For the…

Wednesday Dumps: April Fools!

by April 1, 2015, 9:20am 0

  Well played, Furious George!  Fury with a close second for best prank.  Ok, this is for real: Melissa Witmer’s 6 week Ultimate Results for Free.    [cm_ad_changer campaign_id=”5″]   Good…

Throwing 101: Teaching the Growth Mindset

by March 31, 2015, 12:00pm 2

Want to coach great throwers? Start by redefining success in terms of learning and controlling the flight of the disc. John Sandahl shares his take on the growth mindset.

Tuesday Dumps: Coolest Disc, and German TV

by March 31, 2015, 9:30am 0

r/ultimate wants to know: What’s the coolest disc you’ve ever seen? Well, we made it! We’re on German TV. (Now, if anyone wants to translate….) The time has come: The…

Monday Dumps: Motivation, End Zone, and Ego Highlights

by March 30, 2015, 10:50am 0

  Sarah Paddle Swim is still going: WCBU Open Review is up now!   R/ultimate is discussing how to motivate younger players to love ultimate the way their coaches do. Our…

The Stability Series Part 3: Tuning up your Tummy – Trunk Stiffness and the Kinetic Chain

by March 23, 2015, 7:29am 0

Crunches and sit-ups may actually be counterproductive to core stability. Thomas Wendelboe explains how stability is the key to trunk training for athletes.