Thanks to Bobby Pinkston from the University of Kentucky men’s team for breaking down this offense during the November 2011 USA Ultimate Level II Clinic in Hardinsburg, Kentucky.
Thanks to Ben Greene for breaking down this defense during the January 2011 USA Ultimate Level II clinic in Chapel Hill, NC.
This presentation attempts to answer the following questions about zone defense:
- What are the advantages for the defense in terms of space? What are the threats for the offense?
- What disc position is most advantageous for the defense? For the offense?
- What (lack of) thrower skills bring advantages for the defense? What skills bring the offensive threats?
- Under what field conditions does the defense have the advantage? … does the offense have threats?
Marking drill that requires markers to change angle of mark and positioning, as well as approach to the thrower and requires many repetitions. Presented by Doug Huseby.
This drill is designed to simulate coordinated cutting by 4 cutters in a horizontal offense. Cutters move from point to point among three lines of cones forming multiple diamonds. Being careful not to run into each other and cut in coordinated fashion, the cutters make their way across the field.
Dan Cogan-Drew shares a great drill with us that works on not only defending a cutting, but also on beating the cutter to the disc. The way the drill works is that it’s focused on practicing defender positioning and agility as well as the cutter juking and working on the quickness of their feet/cuts.
Link to the youtube video here: http://youtu.be/G2OUeMZN31A.