Past Articles from Alex Rummelhart

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Alex “UBER” Rummelhart is an Ultiworld reporter. He majored in English at the University of Iowa, where he played and captained IHUC. He lives and teaches in Chicago, Illinois, where he has played for several ultimate teams, including the Chicago Wildfire and Chicago Machine. Alex loves writing of all types, especially telling interesting and engaging stories. He is the author of the novel The Ultimate Outsider, one of the first fictional works ever written about ultimate.

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    1. Tuesday Tips: Building Your Strategy (from Sun Tzu)

      "Know your enemy as you know yourself."

    2. Tuesday Tips: Three Keys to Great Reset Defense

      In ultimate, one of the most isolating defensive situations is a one-on-one reset defense matchup.

    3. Tuesday Tips: Five Great Give-and-Go Situations

      The give-and-go is a powerful move in ultimate.

    4. Tuesday Tips: When To Block Attacking Space

      There are times when simply staying step for step with the person you are guarding is a waste of your potential as a defender.

    5. Tuesday Tips: 10 Ways To Stand Out That Require No Talent

      You don't have to be the best player on the field to pump your team up and make an impact.

    6. Tuesday Tips: How To Be Competitive, But Still Have Fun

      It comes down to three simple concepts: positivity, humility, and integrity.

    7. Tuesday Tips: How To Run A Good Team Meeting

      Don't let a team meeting feel like a waste of everyone's time.

    8. Tuesday Tips: 40 Fun Games For Timeouts, Bye Rounds, And Random Silliness

      The inane games adopted or created by ultimate players to kill time and be competitive about everything.

    9. Tuesday Tips: 5 Useful Off-Disc Things To Do On Offense

      Just because you aren't a primary look doesn't mean you can't help your offense.

    10. Tuesday Tips: Tactics for Covering the Pull

      There's more to covering a pull than simply running down to find your mark.

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