This book is aimed at players and coaches who are looking to improve their game. "Essential Ultimate" is the all-in-one source for teaching the game to beginners. The book teaches the reader basics of the sport up through to an advanced level in: throwing and catching, offensive and defensive skills, drills for individual and team skills, simulations and strategies for playing the sport. It approaches for organising an Ultimate programme, tournaments and clinics.
Written by two American National Junior Championship Ultimate coaches. They share expertise gained from years of experience teaching and coaching beginners through to professionals who have completed and won gold and bronze medals at the World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) World Championships.
Chapter 1. Why Play Ultimate?; Part I: Skills for the Sport of Ultimate; Chapter 2. Principles of Throwing; Chapter 3. Principles of Catching; Chapter 4. Individual Offence; Chapter 5. Offence - Team Skills; Chapter 6. Defence - Individual Skills; Chapter 7. Team Defence; Part II: Your Ultimate Program; Chapter 8. Ultimate Fitness; Chapter 9. Psychological Preparation for Competitive Performance; Chapter 10. Starting a Program.