Video collection: Throwing - Backhand

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Angle and Tilt

Adjusting the angle and tilt of the disc before throwing will have a significant effect on the flight path and speed of your throw.

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Backhand

One of the most fundamental throws in ultimate, the backhand

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Low Releases

Improve your low release throws with the Pool Noodle Drill!

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Wide Releases

Practice your wide releases while throwing in pairs with the simple use of cones (or shoes!) to create a target to throw around

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Backhand North Pivot

Imagine a compass around you, with your target at the "North" position. Here, we examine stepping directly towards the target, which helps to generate more power in the throw, and can be a useful tool when throwing against a mark.

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Backhand Release points

Play around with different release points; high or low, wide or narrow, and all combinations. Try different pivots, all around the compass, and improve your ability to remain balanced and complete passes in a variety of situations.

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Backhand South-West Pivot

Imagine a compass around you, with your target at the "South West" position. Here, we examine stepping backwards, preparing to throw around a mark or to throw a reset into space.

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Backhand Throw into Space

Rarely in a game do we get to throw to a static target. Here, we examine throwing into space for a receiver to cut onto.

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Curving Backhand

Getting the disc to curve is a fun skill to learn and helps a thrower to attack different areas of the field

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Pulling Inside Out

Pulls are the only throw where the travel rule doesn't apply, so most thrower use a run up to generate more power & throw further

Pulling

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