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Defence and danger

These are the notes that I wrote for after the practice on 28 October 2012. Holler, Thought I’d put together a followup for Sunday practice. For those who missed the many joys of Sunday morning, we were working on defence … Continue reading

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How to be a handler

This is the email that Nick sent out after the practice he ran on 24 October, 2012. Hello, I’ve had a couple of requests for details about the drills we did and things we talked about on Sunday to be … Continue reading

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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”

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. ┬áThe info mostly comes from physios explaining things to me (a while … 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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More comments on lifting and fitness

I originally threw this in to one of the weekly emails that goes out on Camdisc. Then Sam and Chris both (independently) replied, with some interesting observations and comments of their own, which I thought would help to put my … Continue reading

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The ‘minimal’ backhand

Edit: I’ve realised that ‘minimal’ isn’t a particularly descriptive term. Maybe ‘no-step’ would be a better one. Edit #2: Ha! Totally ahead of the curve. A couple of years ago, I was watching Nick throw at practice. He practicing this … Continue reading

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