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Aerial Battles

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Breaking down the skills required to be successful at aerial contests prioritises reading the disc and boxing out before adding jumping.

Sat 21 Nov 2020

Low Release Throwing

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Low release throws are very valuable when breaking the mark. Even if you are very wide sometimes the mark is still able to get around. It is much harder for the mark to get very low.

Sat 21 Nov 2020

Expanding Pivot Range

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Increasing a throwers pivot width provides them with more space away from the mark while also challenging their mark to cover a greater distance as the attempt to prevent throws.

Sat 21 Nov 2020

Buffering

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Buffering allows defenders to stick to their defensive priorities while the cutters explore different attacking options.

Sat 21 Nov 2020

Archery

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This game helps participants figure out how to alter their throws to space at different distances. To develop this skill, overthrowing is better than underthrowing, as it is better to practice trying to get the disc to sit into space for someone to run onto.

Sat 21 Nov 2020

Controlling Backhands

The intention of this article is to give you a better understanding of how your backhand throwing motion works to enhance your control over both your release points and angles. A disc has 3 usable “shapes” or “edges” that we […]

Mon 9 Nov 2020

Learning a Good Forehand

Whenever I taught forehands in the past, I would generally go through the GSWAP model (Grip, Stance, Wrist, Angle, Point) which addresses each of the main components of the forehand; for more on GSWAP, see . The most common thing […]

Mon 9 Nov 2020

Teaching Forehands to Beginners

As trainings have paused for a while I’ve taken the opportunity to spend a bit of time thinking about the coaching process, particularly teaching throwing, and what that looks like on a one-to-one basis. I’ve done a fair bit of […]

Mon 9 Nov 2020

San Francisco Fury, US Open 2018 (9)

San Francisco Fury starts out in a side stack and times continuation cuts off of handler movement, making use of the full width of the field to score.

Endzone Offence

Sun 25 Oct 2020

San Francisco Fury, US Open 2018 (8)

Fury’s side stack offence makes good use of space to efficiently score in four throws.

Flow Offence

Sun 25 Oct 2020

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