Away to Open Under by Brummie

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This pattern is a staple in ultimate, and worth practicing. Often referred to as a ‘V’ cut due to the sharp change of direction.

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Pre-Requisite Drills:

Tips:

  • Brummie says:

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    Sprint all the way through the catch, rather than slowing down to catch. While catching at speed is a more difficult than when standing still, it is an important skill to learn in order to prevent defenders from running past and getting a block

    Add a defender to provide a realistic mark; this is shown as a faded block on the diagrams

Use this drill to practice:

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Sneak peak!

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Ironside in action on offence

Setup:

A handler, A, starts with the disc in the middle of the field, marked by D1.  A cutter, B, stands 10m downfield, facing A.  

Step 1

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  • B cuts away hard for 5-10m, then turns

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