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  1. January 25, 2021
  2. Stall 9: Valuing Defense Beyond Blocks
  3. Shanye Crawford: Businesswoman and Brains Behind Con10enT
  4. New Website Wants to Make it Easy to Train For Ultimate
  5. Russian Teams Must Compete as “Neutral Athletes” During Two-Year IOC Ban
  6. January 24, 2021
  7. Santa Barbara Invite All-Time Highlights
  8. Film Room: Pull Plays Episode 9 – Side Stack Isolation
  9. January 22, 2021
  10. Mailbag: Your Favorite Player’s Favorite Player, U26 Worlds in 2023?
  11. Deep Look: WUGC Cancellation, WUL’s Felicia Yang, COVID Update
  12. Sin The Fields: A Requiem for the Metro East
  13. January 21, 2021
  14. Bring It In: Turning Footage Into Teaching
  15. Stall Seven: Antoine Davis, Potential 2021 Season
  16. January 20, 2021
  17. EuroZone: WUGC Cancelled, World Games Teams Announced
  18. January 19, 2021
  19. Stall 9: The Shape Of The Game
  20. Tuesday Tips: Optimizing Heart Function to Improve Recovery and Performance, Part 2
  21. Sideline Talk: Cody Mills [Ep. 38]
  22. January 17, 2021
  23. Liam Grant Career Commentary Highlights
  24. January 15, 2021
  25. Mailbag: Universe Point v. DGP, High School Rankings, More Fun Nationals
  26. Senator-Elect Jon Ossoff, Club Champion Alisha Kramer Take Ultimate Experience To Washington
  27. January 14, 2021
  28. Here Are The Countries Qualified for the 2022 World Games
  29. WUGC, U24 Worlds Cancelled; Beach Worlds Postponed to 2022
  30. January 13, 2021
  31. Friction Gloves Throwback Catch of the Month: Traffic’s Yayuk Joffres
  32. EuroZone: WUGC Prospects
  33. January 12, 2021
  34. Tuesday Tips: Optimizing Heart Function to Improve Recovery and Performance
  35. Deep Look: Worlds Outlook, Semi-Pro Return to Play, Small Ball
  36. Stall 9: The Hammer Terrifies Rachel McAdams
  37. Top Alumni Teams By College Region: Women’s Division
  38. Top Alumni Teams By College Region: Mixed Division
  39. Top Alumni Teams By College Region: Men’s Division
  40. High Tide Planning Tournaments for May 2021
  41. January 09, 2021
  42. Australia Drops from WUGC
  1. Stall 9: Valuing Defense Beyond Blocks

  2. Shanye Crawford: Businesswoman and Brains Behind Con10enT

  3. New Website Wants to Make it Easy to Train For Ultimate

  4. Russian Teams Must Compete as “Neutral Athletes” During Two-Year IOC Ban

  5. Santa Barbara Invite All-Time Highlights

  6. Film Room: Pull Plays Episode 9 – Side Stack Isolation

    Join analyst Joe Marmerstein in the Ultiworld Film Room in this series teaching and discussing common pull plays in ultimate, spanning a variety of offensive systems. The ninth video in this series focuses on a simple, yet powerful offense, isolation cuts from a side stack. Marmerstein covers how to run the play, what makes it effective, how to make adjustments in-game based on the conditions or defense, and how to play effective defense against this play.

    Subscribers can watch Episode 9 here, or check out the entire catalog of Film Room analysis here.

    —Aidan Shapiro-Leighton Jan 24, 2021 at 4:27PM
  7. Australia Drops from WUGC

    Australia Mixed at the 2016 World Ultimate and Guts Championships. Photo: Jolie Lang — UltiPhotos.com

    Australia has withdrawn all three of its teams from the 2021 World Ultimate and Guts Championships, citing health and safety concerns. Australia becomes the first country that had teams in the semifinals of WUGC 2016 — the mixed team lost to the USA in the final, the men’s team fell to Japan — to drop from the event. (more…)

    —Charlie Eisenhood Jan 9, 2021 at 8:44AM
  8. Mailbag: Your Favorite Player’s Favorite Player, U26 Worlds in 2023?

  9. Bring It In: Turning Footage Into Teaching

  10. Stall 9: The Shape Of The Game

  11. Sideline Talk: Cody Mills [Ep. 38]

  12. Liam Grant Career Commentary Highlights

  13. Mailbag: Universe Point v. DGP, High School Rankings, More Fun Nationals

  14. Senator-Elect Jon Ossoff, Club Champion Alisha Kramer Take Ultimate Experience To Washington

  15. Here Are The Countries Qualified for the 2022 World Games

  16. WUGC, U24 Worlds Cancelled; Beach Worlds Postponed to 2022

  17. Friction Gloves Throwback Catch of the Month: Traffic’s Yayuk Joffres

  18. Stall 9: The Hammer Terrifies Rachel McAdams

  19. Top Alumni Teams By College Region: Women’s Division

  20. Top Alumni Teams By College Region: Mixed Division

  21. Top Alumni Teams By College Region: Men’s Division

  22. High Tide Planning Tournaments for May 2021

  23. USA Ultimate Set to Commit to Attending WUGC

    2016 USA Mixed National Team. Photo: Jolie Lang — UltiPhotos.com

    USA Ultimate plans to commit to attending the 2021 World Ultimate and Guts Championships if it takes place, the organization confirmed to Ultiworld.

    Today is the deadline for national federations to confirm their plans for this summer’s event. Outstanding payments — including an additional €165 ($202) per player — are due before January 15th, and WFDF will make a decision about whether or not to move forward with the event on January 16th. Changing conditions with the COVID-19 pandemic or vaccination timeline could still cause the event to be cancelled later this year.

    (more…)

    —Charlie Eisenhood Jan 8, 2021 at 12:41PM
  24. Ireland Pulls Out of World Ultimate and Guts Championships

    Russia vs Ireland in power pools at EUC 2019. Photo by Quentin Dupre La Tour

    The Irish Flying Disc Association has announced that Ireland will not be attending the World Ultimate and Guts Championships in July of this year. The World Flying Disc Federation asked teams to commit financially to attend the tournament in the coming weeks, but the Irish federation decided that “due to the current situation surrounding COVID-19, it would be to the detriment of the players’ and coaches’ health and safety to attend.” (more…)

    —Ravi Vasudevan Jan 5, 2021 at 4:49PM
  25. Send it Back: PoNY vs Truck Stop with Chris Kocher and Rowan McDonnell

    Ultiworld’s Send it Back series brings in star players, coaches, and media to revisit classic games. Here, we roll back to the 2019 US Open men’s semifinal between PoNY and Truck Stop, which featured jaw dropping plays and zesty spirit. Chris Kocher and Rowan McDonnell banter about team mentality, Spirit of the Game, and performing on the big stage.

    Subscribers can find the rewatch here, or check out the entire catalog of Send It Backs here.

    —Aidan Shapiro-Leighton Jan 5, 2021 at 3:53PM
  26. New Zealand Pulls Out of 2021 WFDF Events

    A player from New Zealand skies U.S. opponents at WJUC 2018.
    A player from New Zealand skies U.S. opponents at WJUC 2018. Photo: Jolie J Lang–UltiPhotos.com

    New Zealand Ultimate has announced that they will not be sending teams to any WFDF events in 2021. Currently, WFDF still has the World Ultimate and Guts Championships, the World Under-24 World Championships, and the World Championships of Beach Ultimate slated for the year. (more…)

    —Ravi Vasudevan Dec 28, 2020 at 11:33AM
  27. WFDF Announces 2020 Election Results

    This post has been corrected from a previous version.

    The World Flying Disc Federation announced the results of its 2020 elections this week. Representatives from WFDF Member Associations voted on seven positions on the Board of Directors, two Continental Representatives, and three positions on the Ultimate Committee.

    Robert “Nob” Rauch will serve another two-year term as President. On the Ultimate Committee, Will Deaver was elected Deputy Chair, Simon Hill was elected Championships Sub-Committee Chair, and Rueben Berg was elected Rules Subcommittee Chair. (more…)

    —Mags Colvett Dec 18, 2020 at 10:58AM
  28. Barack Obama Compliments Marques Brownlee’s “Unbelievable Hops” in Ultimate Frisbee

    Barack Obama and Marques Brownlee.

    Marques Brownlee, who runs the hugely popular MKBHD tech reviews YouTube channel, posted a video on Wednesday in which he had the opportunity to ask former President Barack Obama some questions. While introducing himself, he mentioned being a professional ultimate frisbee player in the AUDL with the New York Empire.

    “Unbelievable hops in the clip of you in ultimate frisbee,” said Obama. (more…)

    —Charlie Eisenhood Dec 17, 2020 at 11:29AM
  29. European Ultimate Federation Elects New Board

    On November 28th, the European Ultimate Federation held a General Assembly, during which a new Board of Directors was elected. Here is the new board. (more…)

    —Ravi Vasudevan Dec 10, 2020 at 11:18AM
  30. USAU Announces Board Elections, Voting Open Through Dec. 23

    The logo of USA Ultimate, the sport's national governing body.

    USA Ultimate announced today that voting has opened in the election for three available seats on its 2021-2023 Board of Directors.

    Six candidates — DeAnna Ball, Matt Bishop, Isaiah “Izzy” Bryant, Paul Sandoval, Henry Thorne, and Ernest Toney — are running for two at-large seats, while Robyn Fennig runs uncontested for one elite athlete seat.

    (more…)

    —Mags Colvett Dec 9, 2020 at 7:07PM

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