Open to Break Lateral by Brummie

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This pattern is a staple in ultimate, and worth practicing. It's a great method for clearing space as well as being a viable threat, and can lead to easy continuation on the break side

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Pre-Requisite Drills:

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Tips:

  • Brummie says:

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    Be sure to keep your hips facing towards the thrower as you turn; this makes it easy to maintain eye contact and maximises the amount of time that the thrower has to make a pass

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Kurono of Japan turns to cut laterally across the field, receiving the inside break from Tanaka

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 towards the open side; A fakes at this cut

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