Collections Vertical Stack 16 articles

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

Japan u24 Worlds (4)

Japan use a 1-6 vertical stack to generate a break

u24 Worlds 2019

Vertical Stack

Japan, u24 Worlds 2019 (3)

Japan swing the disc multiple times, attack with open and break side cuts, and use a range of handler resets to score.

Handler Resets

u24 Worlds 2019

Vertical Stack

Mammoth, AUC 2019

Mammoth keep attacking the break side, open side and deep space with cutters in this well-executed example of vertical stack

AUC 2019

Flow Offence

Vertical Stack

PoNY, North East Regionals 2018, 4

After swinging the disc to create new attacking angles, PoNY's cutters time their movements well to exploit undefended areas of the field

Flow Offence

Handler Resets

Power Position

Vertical Stack

PoNY, North East Regionals 2018, 3

After a fast break, PoNY attack deep with their cutters, but show a lot of patience, resetting the disc repeatedly and taking good options to convert for a break

Fast Break

Handler Resets

Vertical Stack

PoNY, North East Regionals 2018, 2

Using a variety of handler resets and continuation cuts from the stack, PoNY are able to effectively work the unders

Handler Resets

Vertical Stack

PoNY, North East Regionals 2018, 1

Isolating one of your best throwers as the first cut is a good tactic. In this example, Jimmy Mickle gets open and throws deep, setting up an easy score.

Endzone Offence

Set Plays

Short Hucks

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Colombia Revolution (7)

Revolution exploit some poor defensive positioning to walk the disc up the open side using three distinct techniques

Flow Offence

Vertical Stack

Colombia Revolution (5)

Revolution quickly switch the field, again using short range handler movement to score

Endzone Offence

Vertical Stack

Riot, US Nationals 2016 (2)

Riot show two different methods of moving the disc off the sideline, exploiting continuation cuts on both occasions, before their flow is stopped by a foul.

Handler Resets

USA Nationals 2016

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Riot, US Nationals 2016

Riot create a lot of space with their vertical stack, allowing them to be patient and only strike when the circumstances are right.

USA Nationals 2016

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GOAT, US Nationals 2015

GOAT show off a typical vertical stack, seamlessly switching to handler movement when they are unable to hit their lane cutters

Handler Resets

Vertical Stack

Ironside, US Open 2015

Here we see Ironside working the disc intelligently against a Revolver team who is trying to prevent the deep threat

Flow Offence

Vertical Stack

Brute Squad, US Nationals 2015

Brute Squad show off a range of handler movements in this clip, attacking the break side of the field to start with then moving the disc to the far side of the field, attacking the open side with a give and go

Flow Offence

Lateral Cuts

Vertical Stack

Johnny Bravo, US Open 2015 (2)

Here, Bravo work the disc down the open sideline, throwing long from power position

Flow Offence

Power Position

Vertical Stack

Johnny Bravo, US Open 2015

Here's the Bravo D line in action. They start with a handler-led vertical stack, moving the disc against a poachy Ring defence.

Flow Offence

Vertical Stack