Past Articles from Sion "Brummie" Scone

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Sion “Brummie” Scone coached GB Open from 2010-2012, and also coached the GB World Games team in 2013. He has been running skills clinics in the UK since 2005, and more recently Colombia & Ireland. He started playing Ultimate at Loughborough University, captaining them to their first National Championship, and has played Open Club with Clapham and emo (WUCC 2006 / 2010), and GB Open 2007-12. He lives in London, UK. You can reach him by email (sionscone@gmail.com) or on Twitter (@sionscone).

  1. Ultimate Bucket List: The Top Field Tournaments in the World

    After having my 2014 season ended earlier than expected, I started to think of the world’s best tournaments, the ones that I should try to…

  2. Going Against The Grain: Teaching The Break Side Give-And-Go With Flik

    Brummie dives into give-go movement, clips, and drills using his new coaching tool, Flik.

  3. Throwing Tips For Tryouts, Presented By SAVAGE

    Throwing is going to be one of the most important parts of any tryout. Are you doing enough to get your throws ready before trying out for an elite team?

  4. Ultimate Bucket List: The Top Beach Tournaments in the World

    There's a whole world (literally) of Ultimate play outside of the university and club structure, but which big-name destination tournaments offer the best mix of location, competition, and fun? Brummie breaks down four of the top beach Ultimate tournaments and gives you a guide of where you should go and what you can expect.

  5. No Mark Zones, Double Handler Coverage, And Other Unconventional Styles From The 2014 Japan Open Final

    Japanese ultimate looks very different to the game played in other areas of the world.

  6. Don’t Be An Optimist, Be A Realist: On Adaptability In Ultimate

    It's not enough to be optimistic; you have to be realistic to win games.

  7. A Pseudo-Scientific Approach To Tryouts: Part Two

    Sion "Brummie" Scone goes into more detail about the Team Great Britain tryout process.

  8. A Pseudo-Scientific Approach To Tryouts: Part One

    The Great Britain National team used benchmark athletic measures to assess players in a rigorous way.

  9. EUCF 2014: Open Semifinals & Final Recap

    Brummie recaps the open semifinals and final from the recent 2014 European Ultimate Championship Finals.

  10. Video Scouting Report on the Buzz Bullets, Powered by Agility from Five Ultimate

    Japan’s number one men’s club is likely to make a strong run in Lecco.

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