Practice Makes Perfect

By Claire Oakley Throughout our season as Drag’n Thrust we talk about and strive to achieve perfection.  Whether that is throwing a perfect pass or playing an entire game without a single drop or executing the perfectly timed cut, there are any number of elements to ultimate frisbee that we can strive to be perfect at.  But […]

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Defense: A Closer Look

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By: Jay Drescher Defense is my one of my favorite aspects of ultimate. A good Defense will force the offense to throw something they don’t want to. That is the product of the entire defense doing their job in a 7 second period. Let’s say your man catches the disc on the force sideline. Stall 1. […]

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Understanding Disagreement

By Dave Klink It’s the last point of the game.  You are huffing and puffing on the sideline, having just played a hard point yourself.  A questionable 30 yard throw goes up, heading towards your sideline.  There isn’t an observer to keep anyone off the line, so players have been jockeying for a better view, […]

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Where Does Your Motivation Come From?

By Brian “Strings” Schoenrock Sunday July 8th, 2012 was the single worst day best day most unforgettable day of my entire Ultimate career. Drag’n Thrust was playing in the inaugural US Open in Colorado Springs, CO the weekend of July 4th.  Our team goal for the weekend was to play on Sunday, as this would mean […]

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Ultimate Education: The Merits of Teaching Ultimate Frisbee in Phy Ed

My name is Anna Hettler. I have been playing on Drag’n Thrust since it’s beginning in 2009. When I started playing Drag’n Thrust I was finishing my senior year of college at UW-Eau Claire, where I was studying to become a Physical Education teacher. Now, five years later, I am teaching elementary Physical Education in […]

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