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Tuesday Tips: 5 Steps To Baiting A Block
Between the high-risk, high-reward of poaching and the low-risk, low-reward of shut-down man defense, baiting a D allows you to make the most of a defensive matchup you can win.
Apr 12, 2016 by Alex Rummelhart in Opinion with 9 comments
Tuesday Tips: Limiting Your Opponent’s Superstar
To defend against a superstar, you need to play smarter, not harder.
Apr 5, 2016 by Alex Rummelhart in Opinion with 4 comments
Tuesday Tips: The Fundamentals of Handler Defense
If your teammates are doing the hard work to deny downfield options, they will be understandably frustrated if you allow the handlers to continually reset the stall count cheaply.
Mar 29, 2016 by Kayla Emrick in Opinion with 6 comments
Tuesday Tips: 9 Factors That Influence Downfield Positioning
It's time to move beyond the simplistic mantra "Never get burned deep."
Mar 8, 2016 by Sean Myers in Opinion with 2 comments
The Future of Defense in Ultimate: Why Lou’s Help Defense Series Matters
Lou Burruss' series on help defense hasn't had enough attention. Here's why it matters.
Aug 14, 2014 by Sean Childers in Opinion with 19 comments
Extra Width and Extra Marks: Double Teams in Semi-Pro Ultimate
The more AUDL and MLU games you watch, and the more you witness just about everyone repeatedly getting open on the country’s best defenders.
Jun 19, 2014 by Alec Surmani in Analysis with 10 comments
Zone Defenses At College Nationals: A Reference Guide to Playing (And Beating) Junks
As the top college teams prepare to descend on Cincinnati for the College Championships, Ultiworld sat down with the season’s footage to identify some of…
May 19, 2014 by Ian Toner, Sion "Brummie" Scone, Sean Childers and Kahyee Fong in Analysis, Video with 23 comments
How Ohio State Earned The #1 Seed: Video Breakdown Of Their Oregon Upset
Ohio State’s victory over Oregon at the Northwest Challenge in March was a milestone for a number of reasons.
May 14, 2014 by Alec Surmani and Sean Childers in Analysis, Video with 9 comments