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Throwing with the Right Edge

This tutorial video for the Calgary Ultimate Association talks about how to throw a disc with the right edge. The right edge for the wind, the right edge for your receiver and the right edge for your release. The key points to throwing with the right edge are: to practice throwing in all conditions, learn the different edges that you can throw a disc, develop muscle memory and work on your technique.

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Video produced for the Calgary Ultimate Association.

5 Tips for Handling in a Zone

Handling in a zone can be intimidating, especially if you’re an inexperienced handler. The best way to get more comfortable handling in a zone is to get experience playing against a zone – which comes with playing tournaments. There are some other things to keep in mind which can help a handler – both new & experienced – so I hope you find some use for them:

Controlling the Disc in the Wind

A big part of being a good thrower is having the ability to throw in the wind. In order to be a good thrower in the wind, you must learn to control how the disc moves and learn how to throw with edges on the disc. There are 3 edges – inside/out, outside/in and flat. This video illustrates the 3 edges and when you should throw each one.

Ultimate Frisbee Throwing Outside – Part 2

My buddy Tyler and I went throwing outside and I set up the video camera to capture our throws. Getting out and throwing with someone is a great way to work on your throws but make sure to focus on having good form and thinking about where you want your throws to go. Also, learn how the disc moves through the air and practice reading the disc so you’ll be a better receiver/defender in a game.

Ultimate Frisbee Throwing Outside – Part 1

My buddy Tyler and I went throwing outside and I set up the video camera to capture our throws. Getting out and throwing with someone is a great way to work on your throws but make sure to focus on having good form and thinking about where you want your throws to go. Also, learn how the disc moves through the air and practice reading the disc so you’ll be a better receiver/defender in a game.