defensive skills in ultimate

Specific Feedback for Your D Game

Giving quality feedback in ultimate can be challenging.

Here is a list of skills that can help selectors, coaches and team leaders give more meaningful feedback to players other than “work on your marking”.

Each dotpoint has some specific examples after it.

List of Defence Skills

Players create defensive pressure by

  1. guarding cutters wherever they go (tightly guard deep cuts; guard in cuts; guard dump cuts; guard throw and go cuts)
  2. marking the thrower (stop early throws by getting a force on early; hold a force to limit break throws; mark with agility and energy)