Jason de Puit

Hi there! I am Jason and I am from Hobart, the capital of Tasmania way down south in Australia. My posts on Ultimate Rob will revolve around sharing some of the learnings I have experienced whilst improving myself as a player. I have experienced many aspects of the sport and hopefully the articles will prove useful for a wide range of players. Generally speaking I hope to appeal to fairly new players, but hopefully well established players may find something useful as well.

Good Mistakes

All ultimate players make mistakes on the field. There’s a huge range of things that you can do wrong, affecting the game, your team and yourself. Drops, throw-aways, not clearing, getting frustrated, forgetting to drink – these are all possible mistakes. There are many more and we’ll all experience these mistakes at some point. A …

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Cutting with Flow

Years ago a friend of mine linked me to a blog post where the author was speaking to an ultimate team about their strengths and weaknesses. One of the players highlighted “cutting with flow” as their primary strength. Unfortunately I can’t find the original post but since reading it I have often thought about cutting …

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Throwing for Connections

This is the last post in a mini-series on why connections count within Ultimate. The first post highlighted that all passes, including scoring passes, rely on an interaction between two players. Those players need to work together to ensure that the connection occurs. Last week’s post focused on receivers and detailed some tips that can assist when cutting for connections. In …

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