Orbiting Defence by Jimmy Mickle

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Downfield defence isn't just about staying on the open side, it's about preventing the most dangerous options. "Orbiting" your cutter based on field position is one effective strategy for effective body positioning.

Orbiting is the principle of changing your relative defensive positioning based on where the disc is and who has it. Defensive positioning needs to change to take away the most dangerous area of the field. Fig. 1 shows what some […]

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