2015 MUDI Recap

The Minnesota Ultimate Disc Invitational (MUDI) has been held for 12 consecutive seasons at the Twin Cities Polo Club fields in Independence, MN. This midsummer classic is a celebration of Minnesota and Midwestern Ultimate. Local elite teams in each division are generally present to get some reps against regional competition, try to avoid the small […]

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Why Coaching Ultimate is Different

By Jake Hendersen Growing up I played hockey and baseball.  I had some wonderful coaches in my hockey and baseball career.  I was often a leader on my hockey and baseball teams.  I led the team in warm-ups, had meetings with officials, relayed messages to my coach, and tried to lead by example.  But I […]

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Why Do I Play Ultimate? (part 2 of 2)

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By Josh “Shwa” Hemmesch Before this season started, I contemplated the question about “Why do I play Ultimate?”. There are tons of quick answers such as ‘fun’, ‘active’,  and ‘fast-paced’. Yet, I wanted something more involved, something more meaty. In deciding to reach out to several other Ultimate players with differing backgrounds, I got some thoughtful, […]

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No Backhand!

By Austin Lien There are two predominant throws in ultimate: forehand and backhand.  In any given game, these two throws will combine for at least 95% of the total passes attempted.  Generally, the backhand is thrown to the left side of the thrower, and the forehand is thrown to the right.  As a result of […]

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Wear and Tear

By Jay Drescher It is no secret that ultimate is a physically demanding sport, but having played two straight seasons of AUDL and USA Ultimate Club, I can safely say it is a lot of stress on your body. Turf is a faster surface to play on, and as a result it puts more stress […]

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