Monthly Archives: April 2012

Ultimate in Cambridge and the UK

Updated 06/2015 Good day all! It has come to my attention that the organisation of ultimate (and particularly, us) is really kinda confusing. So let’s beat it all out here! Firstly, what is meant by Open, Women’s, and Mixed (and … Continue reading

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“Core” – what, program 1

Cross-posted from Nick’s emails to Camdisc. Yo, Here are the daily exercises for the first 6 weeks.  You should do two sets of everything, as many reps as you can manage before your technique fails.  Psychologically I found this difficult … Continue reading

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“Core”

Cross-posted from Nick’s emails to Camdisc. CU, This email is about the reasoning, as I understand it, for doing core exercises and what form those exercises should take.  The info mostly comes from physios explaining things to me (a while … Continue reading

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Getting and staying fighting fit

Cross-posted from Nick’s emails to Camdisc. CU, This is an email getting your body into right shape for Ultimate.  I’ve been meaning to write it for some time as I’ve learnt a lot in the last couple of years and … Continue reading

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What is “intelligent defence” anyways?

The focus of last weekend’s Sunday practice, as ordained by Nimbs, was “intelligent defence”. Nick ended up running the practice (phew) but I had a think about what exactly this means, and I thought that these ruminations might be worth … Continue reading

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“What the devil does the Exec do anyway?”, Lent 2012 edition.

Kia ora, It was a pretty eventful start to 2012, I’m sure you’ll agree. It was for the Exec anyway, as we ran dans le style des poulets sans tête to organise the tournaments. Which actually happened. And no-one died. … Continue reading

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Tournament hosting how-to: Part 13 – Wrap-up and sundries

While the ‘institutional memory’ of the club is pretty good – as Cambridge seems excellent at trapping alumni within the bubble – it’s not a given that the ‘people who have done things before’ will be around forever. As such, … Continue reading

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