Receiving a pull is an area in which a team should be extremely proficient, as it is an event that occurs hundreds of times over a season. It is a mistake to not take advantage of these moments in which the defense is not entirely set. The ideal situation occurs when the offense initiates play from the brick and scores a seemingly effortless, or uncontested, goal. Read More »Improving Horizontal Offense Initiation Plays
Keith has been playing ultimate for close to a decade. He's had the opportunity to play both formally and informally with teams the west and east coast of Canada. His main focus has been playing with Wreckhouse from St. John's NL. Like most, he plays ultimate for the competition, fitness and strategy.
I am going to close the idea of a dynamic vertical with several odds and ends that tie the concepts together. Recognize the strength of your thrower. When your thrower is capable of hucking with precision, delay your strike-cut until… Read More »Vertical Stack Revisited Part 3
The previous article described using a vertical stack that would shift to a position, within an arbitrary boundary, that was opposite the field position of the disc. The rationale behind the lateral shift is to take advantage of the strengths… Read More »Vertical Stack Revisited Part 2
Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 Summary: Using a center of the field vertical stack offence to create better forward throwing opportunities. Compared with standard horizontal offense, the center of the field vertical offense has fallen out of… Read More »Vertical Stack Revisited Part 1
The goal of this article is to provide a systematic approach to marking and apply that system at a particular time and place that is advantageous to the defense – the sideline. A systematic approach is possible for two reasons.… Read More »Marking – A Systematic Approach