In an offseason that included signing offensive weapons Brodie Smith and Jakeem Polk, the Jacksonville Cannons are looking to emerge from the South as possible American Ultimate Disc League championship contenders. The flow of the team’s first practices with its new acquisitions, however, didn’t seem quite right. “Our timing was off, even to the hammer […]Read more "CANNONS: BRODIE GIFTS TRASH CANS TO NEW CUTTERS"
Sometimes in ultimate, long points with several turnovers can exhaust and especially annoy players. Veteran Justin Renzi had enough of the Floridb squad this weekend at the 11th annual Tally Classic. “Turn after turn after turn, I just couldn’t take it anymore,” Renzi said. “I made a decision.” While pretending to bid for a disc […]Read more "TALLY CLASSIC: FRUSTRATED WITH TEAM’S PERFORMANCE, PLAYER BREAKS HIS OWN CLAVICLE"
For someone new to ultimate, all of the phrases shouted at a game can be overwhelming. While most of them are words almost everyone is familiar with, it may be hard to understand the context. Today, we talk about what it means to be “chilly” on the ultimate field. Chilly (adj.): To be in a state […]Read more "ULTIMATE TERMINOLOGY: “CHILLY”"
Dear teammate, I know you may be a very nice person off the field. I know you may be unsure at times on the field. But you need to make that call. That guy’s foot was totally out of bounds. The disc definitely hit the ground before he caught it. His hand completely hit yours […]Read more "AN OPEN LETTER TO MY WISHY-WASHY TEAMMATE: CALL THAT FOUL"
Nutrition and exercise are the key to living a healthy lifestyle. In ultimate, a physically demanding activity, maintaining that health is crucial. In the week prior to a tournament, it’s important to prepare the body for its future physical output. Dr. Lance Riley said that in the days prior to a tournament, eating a high-carb […]Read more "FLORIDB ULTIMATE NUTRITION: MAINTAINING AND SUPPORTING THE FRISBEE BODY"
Today, we have Floridb Ultimate’s coach Andrew Nelen* and Floridb rookie Eric Heubusch* to talk about one of the most dynamic throws in ultimate: the hammer. First things first: what’s a hammer? Nelen: A hammer is essentially an upside0down flick. To throw a hammer, the thrower holds the disc with his flick grip, and reaches […]Read more "BREAKING DOWN THE THROWS: THE HAMMER"
From the rural town of Preston, Idaho, comes Eliy Levine, who has been spelling his own name wrong his whole life. With a red ‘fro, his moon boots and illegal government ninja moves, he is a new kind of hero. Eliy came to Floridb with one mission in mind: helping his friend Will overcome adversity […]Read more "FLORIDB PROFILE: ELIY “ELY” LEVINE"