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  • Player Profile: Alexa Yadama

    Analyst Keith Raynor looks at unheralded up-and-comer Alexa Yadama from Washington Element and explains why her balanced skill set makes her one of the most intriguing young players in the women's game.

  • Pull Plays Episode 7: Vertical Stack - Zipper

    This series will teach and discuss common pull plays in ultimate, spanning a variety of offensive systems.

    The seventh video in this series covers one of the oldest and most common vertical stack plays, the zipper. Analyst Joe Marmerstein covers how to run the play, what makes it effective, how...

  • Pull Plays Episode 6: Vertical Stack - Wheel

    This series will teach and discuss common pull plays in ultimate, spanning a variety of offensive systems.

    The sixth video in this series transitions to the vertical stack, focusing on a multi-faceted play called the wheel. Analyst Joe Marmerstein covers how to run the play, what makes it effec...

  • Pull Plays Episode 5: Horizontal Stack - Handler Clearance

    This series will teach and discuss common pull plays in ultimate, spanning a variety of offensive systems.

    The fifth video in this series focuses on a handler clearance play. Analyst Joe Marmerstein covers how to run the play, what makes it effective, how to make adjustments in-game based on th...

  • Pull Plays Episode 4: Horizontal Stack - Cutter Clearance

    This series will teach and discuss common pull plays in ultimate, spanning a variety of offensive systems.

    The fourth video in this series focuses on a cutter clearance play. Analyst Joe Marmerstein covers how to run the play, what makes it effective, how to make adjustments in-game based on th...

  • Game Breakdown: Brute Squad vs Revolution

    Veteran coaches Bryan Jones and Alex "Dutchy" Ghesquiere take a watch through the 2019 US Open Final between Boston Brute Squad and Medellín Revolution and analyze strategies, adjustments, and play styles between these two exceptional teams.

  • Pull Plays Episode 3: Horizontal Stack - Sweep

    This series will teach and discuss common pull plays in ultimate, spanning a variety of offensive systems.

    The third video in this series focuses on the sweep, a common horizontal play. Analyst Joe Marmerstein covers how to run the play, what makes it effective, how to make adjustments in-game ...

  • Pull Plays Episode 2: Horizontal Stack - Diamond

    This series will teach and discuss common pull plays in ultimate, spanning a variety of offensive systems.

    The second video in this series focuses on one of the most common horizontal stack pull plays, known as the diamond. Analyst Joe Marmerstein covers how to run the play, what makes it effec...

  • Pull Plays Episode 1: Introduction

    This series will teach and discuss common pull plays in ultimate, spanning a variety of offensive systems.

    The first video in this series teaches general aspects of what makes a play effective, how to choose plays that fit your team, and how to make adjustments in-game based on the conditions o...

  • Making a Block: Doublewide's Jeff Loskorn

    Analyst Luca Serio breaks down Jeff Loskorn's layout block from the 2017 Club Championships quarterfinal between Washington DC Truck Stop and Austin Doublewide, one of the most impressive from the entire tournament. With a focus on the fine details of Loskorn's decision tree, Luca looks at each ...

  • Defensive Positioning: Turning the Wrong Shoulder

    Penny Wu examines a key component of 1v1 matchup defense: turning the correct shoulder when guarding the cutter. Using the first few points from the Mixtape vs Drag'N Thrust quarterfinal at 2019 Club Nationals, Penny contrasts each team's approach to matchup defense and discusses lessons to be l...

  • Player Profile: Margo Urheim & Recognizing Open Space

    Keith Raynor breaks down Margo Urheim's elite ability to recognize open space. One of the stars of the shortened 2020 College Season, Margo was a key part of Tufts Ewo's #3 Ultiworld Power Ranking when the season ended.

  • Rethinking the Field for Resets

    Penny Wu breaks takes a look at sideline resets and how you can re-frame the field to help take advantage of open space.

  • Offensive Tactics: Analyzing a Turnover in Pitt vs UNC

    Dan Young looks at a key early point in the 2020 Smoky Mountain Invite men's final between Pittsburgh En Sabah Nur and North Carolina Darkside and analyzes one Pitt turnover and what could be improved on offense to prevent the mistake.

  • Cutting Fundamentals: Katherine Yost

    Keith Raynor lays out a key component of quality cutting through an analysis of Atlanta Soul's Katherine Yost and her grinding, high effort performance against Medellín Revolution in the 2019 Premier Ultimate League semifinal.

  • The Offensive Gravity of Joe White

    Analyst TJ Martin looks at Carleton's game against Pittsburgh at 2020 Florida Warm Up to see what we can learn about Joe White's impact on defenses.

  • Zone Defense: Richmond vs Missouri S&T

    Keith Raynor looks at Missouri S&Ts decision to run zone defense on double game point against Richmond in the showcase game of the 2020 FCS D-III Tune Up.

  • Cutting Fundamentals: Jimmy Mickle to Sean Keegan

    Joe Marmerstein breaks down a single offensive possession from New York PoNY in the 2019 US Open semifinal against Ring of Fire and shows us why Sean Keegan is an elite offensive player.

  • Fielding Pulls: PoNY vs. Machine

    Felix Shardlow examines how each team fielded pulls in Machine's 15-10 statement semifinal victory over PoNY. This is part 4 in a series analyzing bracket games from the 2019 USAU Club Championships. If you'd like to explore more videos of Felix's analysis, check out felixultimate.com.

  • Star Performances: PoNY vs. Machine

    Felix Shardlow examines the performance of each teams' star players in Machine's 15-10 statement semifinal victory over PoNY. This is part 3 in a series analyzing bracket games from the 2019 USAU Club Championships. If you'd like to explore more videos of Felix's analysis, check out felixultima...

  • Analyzing Goals: PoNY vs. Machine

    Felix Shardlow breaks down every goal in Machine's 15-10 statement semifinal victory over PoNY. This is part 2 in a series analyzing bracket games from the 2019 USAU Club Championships. If you'd like to explore more videos of Felix's analysis, check out felixultimate.com.

  • Analyzing Turnovers: PoNY vs. Machine

    Felix Shardlow breaks down every turnover in Machine's 15-10 statement semifinal victory over PoNY. This is part 1 in a series analyzing bracket games from the 2019 USAU Club Championships. If you'd like to explore more videos of Felix's analysis, check out felixultimate.com.

  • Double Overtime: Austin Torch vs Atlanta Soul

    The Torch's Bex Forth and Soul's Angela Lin provide insight into each team's strategy and emotions during this rollercoaster of a game. Ending in a truly improbable fashion, this is one for the ages.

  • Cutting Fundamentals: Tyler Monroe

    In this Film Room clip, Washington DC Truck Stop starter and 2018 Offensive Player of the Year Rowan McDonnell explains some of the little things that make his teammate Tyler Monroe one of the best cutters in the game.