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Three Unconventional Tips for Increasing Your Top Speed

Strength and mobility in your hips and core will make you faster. Melissa gives you specific exercises in this week’s training blog.

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Tryout Breakups

You’re waiting to hear back from that team you tried out for. Have they texted you? Facebook message? You check Snapchat? Jen on the ups and downs of emotional attachment.

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How to Cheat to Win (Without Cheating)

With Lou taking time off to prepare for Nationals with Fugue, we take a look back at some of his pre-Skyd writing.

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The Boys

Elliot’s concludes the first leg of his journey with Melbourne’s Heads of State at Aussie Nationals.

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Friday Dumps: Mitchell Bennett Callahan Video, MLU Highlights, Tom’s Tourney Highlights

by May 9, 2014, 7:58am 0

Texas releases Mitchell Bennett’s Callahan video. The MLU posts highlights from the games last week. Look into the AUDL from a fan’s perspective. Check out highlights from the Tom’s Tourney…

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How to Cheat to Win (Without Cheating)

by May 7, 2014, 6:07am 2

With Lou taking time off to prepare for Nationals with Fugue, we take a look back at some of his pre-Skyd writing.

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Why Aren’t You a Captain?

by May 5, 2014, 6:19am 36

Captaining ain’t easy, and if you do it wrong Beau will end up agitated and sleeping on the floor. Check out his tips for success in this week’s blog.

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Why Can’t We All Just Get Along?

by April 25, 2014, 7:00am 13

Jim muses on party tournaments, pro leagues, and why we all can’t just get along.

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Tryout Breakups

by May 7, 2014, 4:00am 3

You’re waiting to hear back from that team you tried out for. Have they texted you? Facebook message? You check Snapchat? Jen on the ups and downs of emotional attachment.

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Three Unconventional Tips for Increasing Your Top Speed

by May 8, 2014, 4:45am 2

Strength and mobility in your hips and core will make you faster. Melissa gives you specific exercises in this week’s training blog.

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by April 3, 2014, 5:42am 11

What’s more important than having an opinion? Knowing all the facts. If you’ve got more questions than you do answers, you and Tyler have something in common.

Ultimate Globe Trotter Elliot Trotter

The Boys

by May 2, 2014, 7:00am 6

Elliot’s concludes the first leg of his journey with Melbourne’s Heads of State at Aussie Nationals.

175 Grams Jackson Dolan

175 Grams: The Foul Monster

by May 6, 2014, 7:15am 0

Teaching kids the rules and how to apply them on the field is tough business. This week’s 175 Grams includes a look at how to do it, along with recaps of Varsity and JV’s recent games and bear talk.

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AUDL Power Rankings (05/09/14)

by May 9, 2014, 7:00am 2

Jesson ranks the top AUDL teams and matches them up with quotes from Rocky.

Best Perspective: Wild Southwest Regionals

by May 7, 2014, 6:00am 9

There are certain life events that seem to pause time. Falling in love, heart break, being in the zone, letting down a team, getting married, a child’s firsts, some of…

A New Way To Play

by May 6, 2014, 9:00am 0

The mid-90s gave way to Boston’s Death or Glory, whose calm and collected play represented a sharp divergence from the messy, aggressive game ultimate knew a decade earlier.

UCSD Takes Down the Southwest

by May 6, 2014, 6:00am 1

After perhaps the most competitive Southwest Regionals in history, the UC San Diego Air Squids emerged victorious to take the lone bid to the College Championships. Here’s how they did it.

Best Perspective: Ultimate Through an Observer’s Eyes

by April 30, 2014, 10:00am 21

Marvin Vuong reflects on three years in the orange jersey as he prepares to observe the most competitive Southwest Regionals in recent history.

An Open Letter to Male Ultimate Players… From a Guy

by April 29, 2014, 6:00am 134

Kenny Wiley philosophizes on ways to curb sexism in the ultimate community.

Ultimate Brothers: Remembering Gleason

by April 28, 2014, 6:00am 4

In light of the recent Carleton CUT tragedy, Alex Rummelhart remembers Brian Gleason, an Iowa IHUC player that lost his life in a tragic car accident in 2008.

DIII Women: On the Road to Westerville

by April 25, 2014, 4:17pm 2

Margaret Rosano recaps the DIII Women’s qualifiers and looks forward to this weekend’s Regional Championships.

175 Grams: Rivalry and Romance

by April 25, 2014, 9:05am 3

Jackson on teaching zone to his JV team, stepping up to beat a rival, and just about the cutest little prom story we’ve ever heard.

Spotlight on South Central (DIIIW)

by April 23, 2014, 8:00am 1

This year’s South Central region has produced some top contenders for the D-III Championship (W), but the lack of a Conference or Regional Championship leaves these teams with nothing to do but train.

Upside for Darkside: A Profile of UNC Coach Mike DeNardis

by April 21, 2014, 10:00am 5

A profile of UNC Darkside Coach Mike DeNardis, his time with the team, and the overall impact a coach can have on a team.

Getting on the Line

by April 21, 2014, 8:00am 9

Alex Davis offers an in-depth look into how average athletes can earn more playing time within a team dynamic.

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