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  1. March 01, 2021
  2. Film Room: Throwing Hammers in the Wind – Part 2: Using Hammers In-Game
  3. European Ultimate Federation Cancels EUCRs, Gives EUCF Decision Timeline
  4. February 28, 2021
  5. Presidents’ Day Invite All-Time Highlights
  6. February 26, 2021
  7. Mailbag: Overhauling USAU’s Approach to Events
  8. Deep Look: Radical Rethinking of Ultimate
  9. Sin The Fields: The Hex — A Revolution or Complete Nonsense?
  10. February 24, 2021
  11. Film Room: Throwing Hammers in the Wind – Part 1: Throwing Mechanics
  12. Play Of The Year 2020: Phillip Sellers, Presented by Friction Gloves
  13. February 23, 2021
  14. Witmer’s Wisdom: Why You Should Become a Coach
  15. Tuesday Tips: 5 Reasons Your Deep Game Isn’t Working
  16. Stall 9: The Anne Worth Teaser Was The Best Callahan Video Of 2020
  17. February 22, 2021
  18. Play Of The Year 2020 Final, Presented by Friction Gloves
  19. February 19, 2021
  20. Deep Look: Tiina Booth, College Rebuild, NUTC
  21. USA Ultimate’s Coach Convention: Takeaways from the Virtual Event
  22. Florida Warm Up All-Time Highlights
  23. Mailbag: 2022 College Season Lookahead, Difference Between Championship Contenders and Also-Rans
  24. Con10enT All-Black Tour Names 10 Core Players
  25. February 18, 2021
  26. Bring It In: An Ode to Mini
  27. February 17, 2021
  28. How Ultimate Can Return to Play
  29. February 16, 2021
  30. Stall 9: Touching the Void in Blaine, MN
  31. Play Of The Year 2020 Semifinals, Presented by Friction Gloves
  32. European Ultimate Federation To Decide On Youth Tournaments In April
  33. Sideline Talk: Marques Brownlee [Ep. 39]
  34. February 12, 2021
  35. Mailbag: Offense v. Defense, COVID Updates
  36. Sin The Fields: Eurotrash
  37. February 11, 2021
  38. Play Of The Year 2020 Quarterfinals, Presented by Friction Gloves
  39. February 10, 2021
  40. Deep Look: Dominique Fontenette
  41. USA Ultimate Postpones Beach Championships, Nears Update on Return to Play Guidelines
  42. February 09, 2021
  43. Tuesday Tips: How To Ace The Uniform Process
  44. February 08, 2021
  45. Stall 9: The Pressure of Universe Point Helps Me Escape My Anxiety
  1. Film Room: Throwing Hammers in the Wind – Part 2: Using Hammers In-Game

     

    Join analyst Joe Marmerstein in the Ultiworld Film Room for this two-part series teaching advanced tips for improving your hammer throws in windy conditions. Part One focuses on throwing mechanics – how to adjust your release angle, aim, and power depending on what direction the wind is blowing.  Part Two offers tips for increasing the effectiveness of your hammers in-game including when to use the hammer, how to optimize your receivers’ chances of catching the throw, and knowing when to use the threat of the hammer to open up another option.

    Subscribers can access Part 1 here, or check out the entire catalog of Film Room analysis here.

    —Aidan Shapiro-Leighton Mar 1, 2021 at 12:15PM
  2. European Ultimate Federation Cancels EUCRs, Gives EUCF Decision Timeline

    The European Ultimate Federation has announced that they will cancel the summer EUCR tournaments that normally qualify teams for the EUCF.

    Per a decision structure created in late 2020, the EUF gave themselves a deadline of March 1st to greenlight the regional tournaments if international travel seemed feasible by July. As COVID cases in Europe remain high and many European countries still have travel restrictions in place, the EUF determined it was not possible to proceed with EUCRs. (more…)

    —Ravi Vasudevan Mar 1, 2021 at 9:58AM
  3. Presidents’ Day Invite All-Time Highlights

  4. Mailbag: Overhauling USAU’s Approach to Events

  5. Film Room: Throwing Hammers in the Wind – Part 1: Throwing Mechanics

     

    Join analyst Joe Marmerstein in the Ultiworld Film Room for this two-part series teaching advanced tips for improving your hammer throws in windy conditions. Part One focuses on throwing mechanics – how to adjust your release angle, aim, and power depending on what direction the wind is blowing.  Part Two offers tips for increasing the effectiveness of your hammers in-game including when to use the hammer, how to optimize your receivers’ chances of catching the throw, and knowing when to use the threat of the hammer to open up another option.

    Subscribers can access Part 1 here, or check out the entire catalog of Film Room analysis here.

    —Aidan Shapiro-Leighton Feb 24, 2021 at 5:45PM
  6. Con10enT All-Black Tour Names 10 Core Players

    Over the last few weeks, Disc Diversity shared audio clips and baby pictures of the 10 person core of the inaugural Con10enT All-Black Tour as a challenge for fans to guess which players were going to be part of the team.

    The wait is no more because captain pairings and the All-Black Core were officially announced on Valentine’s Day. (more…)

    —Zoe Collins Rath Feb 19, 2021 at 9:44AM
  7. Play Of The Year 2020: Phillip Sellers, Presented by Friction Gloves

  8. Witmer’s Wisdom: Why You Should Become a Coach

  9. Play Of The Year 2020 Final, Presented by Friction Gloves

  10. USA Ultimate’s Coach Convention: Takeaways from the Virtual Event

  11. Florida Warm Up All-Time Highlights

  12. Mailbag: 2022 College Season Lookahead, Difference Between Championship Contenders and Also-Rans

  13. Bring It In: An Ode to Mini

  14. How Ultimate Can Return to Play

  15. Stall 9: Touching the Void in Blaine, MN

  16. Play Of The Year 2020 Semifinals, Presented by Friction Gloves

  17. European Ultimate Federation To Decide On Youth Tournaments In April

    The European Ultimate Federation has announced that their two major European youth tournaments are still in consideration for 2021. The EYUC U20 is planned to take place in Malmö, Sweden on July 17-24 and the EYUC U17 tournament is scheduled for August 7-14 in Hollabrunn, Austria. The EUF will make a statement on April 1 to declare whether they will continue planning the events or if they will be canceled or postponed.

    Each EUF nation is allowed to send a team in the mixed, open, and women’s divisions in both age categories. However, in the mixed U20 category, the EUF is also allowing national federations from outside the EUF to participate. (more…)

    —Ravi Vasudevan Feb 16, 2021 at 1:05PM
  18. USA Ultimate Postpones Beach Championships, Nears Update on Return to Play Guidelines

    Players vie for the disc at the 2019 Beach Championships. Photo: Paul Rutherford — UltiPhotos.com

    USA Ultimate has announced the postponement of the 2021 Beach Championships, originally scheduled for May.

    The decision was reached after “continued dialogue with [USAU’s] medical advisory committee, beach working group and local event organizers,” as well as feedback from participating players and teams. While the event has yet to be rescheduled, the organization is now exploring “a possible fall date” while also weighing potential calendar conflicts with both the postponed college series and club play typically held into the fall. (more…)

    —Mags Colvett Feb 10, 2021 at 5:08PM
  19. Sideline Talk: Marques Brownlee [Ep. 39]

  20. Mailbag: Offense v. Defense, COVID Updates

  21. Play Of The Year 2020 Quarterfinals, Presented by Friction Gloves

  22. Stall 9: The Pressure of Universe Point Helps Me Escape My Anxiety

  23. Play Of The Year 2020 Bracket, Presented by Friction Gloves

  24. Queen City Tune Up All-Time Highlights

  25. Mailbag: Next Elite Ultimate City, Struggling Without Ultimate

  26. Bring It In: Listen Up, Because We Haven’t Covered This Yet

  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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

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