Collections Switching

Check out the Switching articles below to find out how the top teams in the world do it!

Team Analysis Collections:

All (8)
1-6 Vertical Stack (2)
Defence (18)
Endzone Defence (7)
Endzone Offence (56)
Fast Break (15)
Fielding the Pull (14)
Flow Offence (86)
Handler Resets (83)
Horizontal Stack (48)
Lateral Cuts (28)
Peppermill (16)
Poaching (18)
Power Position (14)
Set Plays (18)
Short Hucks (10)
Side Stack (9)
Split Stack (2)
Switching (8)
Vertical Stack (24)
Zone Defence (9)
Zone Offence (2)

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US Open Final 2021 (1)

Having dropped a pull, Chicago Machine have a few seconds to quickly set up their end zone defence in the US Open Final 2021 against Seattle Sockeye. What follows is a great example of a sophisticated switching & poaching defence, and how an offence might try to break it down.

Endzone Defence

Poaching

Switching

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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

Switching

PoNY Endzone Defence, USA Nationals 2019 (1)

PoNY combine elements of zone defence along with switching & poaching to make life difficult for Rhino Slam!

Defence

Endzone Defence

Poaching

Switching

Zone Defence

San Francisco Fury, US Open 2018 (5)

Fury’s handlers patiently work their way into the endzone by swinging the disc and using break throws.

Endzone Offence

Flow Offence

Handler Resets

Horizontal Stack

Switching

Seattle Riot, All-Star Ultimate Tour 2015 (3)

Seattle Riot’s cutters and handlers make space for each other and time their cuts well to move the disc quickly and score.

Endzone Offence

Flow Offence

Handler Resets

Lateral Cuts

Switching

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

Switching

Zone Defence

Toro, Richmond Cup 2021 (4)

Toro swings the disc and uses well-timed cutter movement to keep the disc moving. Despite buzz switches preventing successful give and goes, Toro is able to use the undefended channel to score.

Flow Offence

Handler Resets

Switching

Vertical Stack

Toronto 6ixers, USA Nationals 2019 (4)

The Toronto 6ixers successfully defend their endzone by forcing backfield resets with their marks, switching to defend handlers, and poaching to guard lanes.

Defence

Endzone Defence

Poaching

Switching