A couple of months ago, I developed a paradigm for ultimate frisbee statistics. The goal of the paradigm was to capture all of the qualitatively distinct events in a game of ultimate. I’ve scored a few games with this system… Read More »Using Statistics to Improve Your Game
Robert McLeod, an ultimate frisbee player and coach from Calgary, Alberta, Canada, will be travelling to Fort Collins, Colorado on July 18 to compete in the 2011 WFDF World Flying Disc Championships. McLeod, who has been throwing frisbees for 11… Read More »Rob McLeod to Compete at Worlds
There’s something magical and truly indescribable about playing competitive team sports. If you’re reading this, you’ve likely had the experience yourself and have possibly struggled to describe it to people in the “real world.” While driving back to Toronto from… Read More »Finding My Mojo
Similar to Project 2, but 6 examples from the Brute / Capitals finals of 2010 Philly Fusion. This one shows the plays from ground level from both end zones.
Michael Lawler (former Brute Squad coach) has created a series of videos analyzing footage from the past couple of years and utilizing them as teaching moments. In this video, he analyzes 13 or so long throws from the Brute / Riot… Read More »Long Throw Analysis – Ultimate Project #2
I find that players will very easily over complicate the game of ultimate, especially the way they play defense. If you’ve played ultimate for long enough to have played with a few different teams, you’ll notice that the half time/timeout talks are… Read More »5 Quick Tips to Improve Your Defense
Handling in a zone can be intimidating, especially if you’re an inexperienced handler. The best way to get more comfortable handling in a zone is to get experience playing against a zone – which comes with playing tournaments. There are… Read More »5 Tips for Handling in a Zone