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Fury, USAU Nationals 2018 (4)

Fury initially contain movement of the disc after the pull is received, preventing Brute Squad from gaining ground. After slowing down the offence, Brute find a gap through the zone which allows them to string together a few passes before Fury generate a turnover.

Defence

USA Nationals 2018

Zone Defence

Ellipsis Mens, AUC 2019

A combination of good defensive positioning, coordinated team defence and lots of intensity generates a block, which Ellipsis immediately use to fast break for the score

AUC 2019

Defence

Fast Break

Fury, USAU Nationals 2018 (3)

Notice the initial positioning: Fury handler defenders have their bodies between the upline space and their players, while having their hips facing towards the backfield. This allows them to deny upfield cuts with their body, then contest the backfield cuts.

Defence

USA Nationals 2018

Sockeye Switching Zone, USAU Nationals 2018

Sockeye are playing a help scheme defence aimed at clogging throwing lanes and preventing short handler movement

Defence

Poaching

USA Nationals 2018

Zone Defence

MUD Defence, WUCC 2018

Utilising a combination of switching, poaching, and tactical positioning, MUD lure their opponent into moving the disc to the sideline, where they are able to trap successfully.

Defence

WUCC 2018

Revolution Defence, WUCC 2018

Revolution are strategically poaching to make MUD throw long, and put all of their efforts into shutting down handler movement

Defence

Poaching

WUCC 2018