Ever since I started playing sports, one thing I’ve loved has been the pre game warmup. When I played hockey, we’d come onto the ice […]
Articles about the psychology of ultimate
If I learned one thing about leadership in the past 5 years it is to avoid trying to clone myself. Although I may be great […]
As the title alludes to, there was too many calls being made during the USA Ultimate College Open Championships between Florida and Carleton (which Florida […]
I started playing ultimate when I moved to Halifax in 2000 and began playing competitively on touring teams in 2003 but I have never played […]
I’m just coming down from 2 back-to-back ultimate tournaments and I feel awesome. I feel strong, healthy, powerful, effective, and influential. I’m 33 years old […]
Bobo plays ultimate in Halifax and I was lucky enough to meet him this summer at the Parlee Beach Ultimate Tournament in Shediac, NB. Bobo […]
Brain science tells us that the brain uses different processes and different parts for gaining different types of knowledge. The type of conscious, or explicit, […]
I discuss what I think the elements of Spirit of the Game are. Knowledge of the rules, willingness to discuss a call, respect for the […]
This is part II of the summary I began last week (located here). Today’s discussion has important implications for how we instruct new players in […]
I am going to attempt a summary of an article published in Sports Biomechanics called “Biomechanical analysis of the sidearm throwing motion for distance of […]
What follows are my thoughts on phases a player might go through as they engage in deliberate throwing practice.
These are offered so that you know what to expect and can avoid becoming stagnant.
What factors are involved in becoming a good thrower? Obviously you need to have a lot of practice. But is there more than that? I […]
From my experience coaching and playing sports, I’ve come to a few conclusions: 1. The best players aren’t usually the best coaches (more often than […]