Carry around a frisbee while you walk from class to class or while sitting and watching TV and just mess around with it.
Articles on catching
This is a great drill/game to work on your quick release, catching, throwing, disc awareness, eye/hand coordination, and timing of your throwing & catching.
When throwing on the green or when warming up make sure to catch “both ways.” Alternate catching with your right hand versus your left hand […]
(A fast-freestyle playing exercise/guide for learning and practicing disc handling skills used in ultimate) In the early days of Frisbee before disc sports, the original […]
I’ve been wearing Friction Gloves for a few months and in addition to being a fan of them, I also set 3 World Flying Disc […]
A few weeks ago, I got a fan email from Kassandra and this was what she said: I’ve been cutting despite other’s desire to transition […]
One of my favorite moments of this past weekend was a play by our captain Nat. She was cutting in for a throw from a […]
All over the world ultimate is played by hundreds of thousands of players in warm sunny climates, on green grassy fields with a gentle breeze […]
So Brodie just posted a video about catching. It got me thinking about writing a post on catching, but without a way to structure a […]
I remember a long time ago reading an article of Parinella’s somewhere where he explained a better way to toe the line is to only […]
Catching is a skill that is often taken for granted and so not coached, when in fact it should be a cornerstone of every player’s […]
In ultimate, it’s important to attack the disc since if you stand and wait to catch the disc, there’s a greater chance for a defender […]
In this video I talk about the 2 different ways you can catch a disc. The key is to practice catching and figure out what […]
This video explains how to catch a disc that has a lot of spin. Instead of catching the disc with your inside hand (so the […]
Why is receiving the pull so important?
Since the point of the pull is for the other team to start with you as deep in your endzone as possible, the ability to collect the pull and get the disc moving is crucial to keep the defense on their toes.
Why is reading the disc so important?
There are two big reasons:
1. When you’re on offense, if you can read the disc well then your chance of catching the disc will be much higher
2. When you’re on defense, if you can read the disc well then your chance of getting the D is that much higher