One Simple Format for Winter Conditioning in Small Spaces

winter conditioning workout for ultimate frisbee

It’s getting cold and sometimes snowy here in North America at this time of year. If you are in the off season, this is a great time to focus on strength training. However, some conditioning should be done to maintain general fitness. The important thing to remember about conditioning during the winter is that a […]

Can You Trust Your Taper?

The taper is the key to getting the most out of your body when it counts the most. Though the taper is a nice change of pace and an easing up of training, many athletes find the taper difficult psychologically. Cutting back on training will feel unnatural. Many athletes resist a proper taper because they […]

What a World Champion Thrower Can Teach Us About Biomechanics

  During my European travels, I visited Christian Sandstrom in Gotesburg Sweden. Christian has spent time as a professional disc golfer. From 2002-2012 he held the distance record in throwing a disc. That is a long time to hold a record! So Christian knows throwing. He was also part of a group of freestylers sponsored […]

Athletic Development at the Ultimate Coaches and Players Conference

I recently gave a talk at the Ultimate Coaches and Players Conference in Boston.  My talk was entitled Athletic Development: Helping Youth Athletes Build a Foundation for Long Term Success.  I took a holistic approach to the topic, talking about the physical, the psychological, and the motor skills component of coaching. Below is something resembling […]