4 Fundamental Principles of Zone Offense

coaching Sep 18, 2018

Every team has faced a tough zone defense that they just can’t seem to crack. In the most popular URCA video of all time, Ben Wiggins systematically deconstructs every strategy for both zone offense and defense. After watching the presentation, you will be equipped with the knowledge to...

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My Favorite Move - Squat to Press

 

Squat to Press is My Favorite Move this week!! It’s an awesome movement for ultimate because it helps your body figure out how to transmit energy from the ground up through a stable trunk and overhead! It develops hip-driven jumping power, and works to ensure that you feel stable in the air...

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How to Plan an Effective Practice

coaching urca Aug 21, 2018
 

Running an efficient ultimate practice session is something that all coaches want to accomplish. It is important to keep players focused, keep them engaged, and keep them learning. But how do you do this? In the URCA Classroom, Keith Raynor gives some tips and tricks to help you run a practice...

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Food for Thought: Are You Eating for Peak Performance?

Ultimate tournaments are a great part of our sport, and most of us love getting on the road with our team, playing lots of ultimate, hanging out with other players, team dinners, and going to the tournament parties. But tournaments, as multi-day sport events, can be challenging on the body and...

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Five Throwing Principles Every Handler Should Know

 

I’m excited to work alongside my best mate Brett Matzuka for our Ultimate Skills Project module where we will expand your throwing skill-set. We will provide some drills so you can do that outside the team practice environment—either on your own or with just one or two...

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How to Get Running Again After Over-Use Injuries (Ask Melissa!)

 

Starting in late June and throughout July I've been hosting a series of free live Q&A sessions on Crowdcast. In the clip above, you can see a quick question and answer from one such session. 

It’s been a great way to take questions from UAP members and the wider ultimate...

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My Favorite Move - Side Lunge Pallof Press

 

My Favorite Move this month is the Side Lunge Pallof Press! This exercise is excellent for evening out core strength and stability for increased cutting power and lower risk of injury. Ultimate players' bodies (by and large) function asymmetrically due to heavy throwing/lunging repetitions on one...

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Help Your Players Learn More—By Teaching Less

coaching urca Jul 17, 2018
 

As a coach, there are always countless improvements that you want to see in your team. However, in ultimate, we are often burdened with limited hours training together as a full squad. It is therefore extremely important to get the most out of our practices.

At the 2018 URCA Conference, Jools...

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3 Key Aims for Your In-Season Training

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How to Improve Your Catching in Any Situation

 

Catches win matches. You’ve probably heard it said and seen it demonstrated hundreds of times. If you and your team are reliable in possession, you can open up far more opportunities on offence. It means the defense you’re up against have to work a lot harder to get it from you.

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