Past Articles from Benji Heywood
Benji Heywood is the Director of Ultimate at the University of St Andrews, Scotland, and the Events Co-ordinator for UK Ultimate. He is also a coach-educator for UK Ultimate, and sits on the WFDF Ultimate Rules Sub-Committee. You can find more of his thoughts on the ‘Understanding Ultimate’ blog.
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Think of your body as a whip and let fundamental physics improve the length on your hucks.
May 16, 2017 by Benji Heywood in Opinion with 12 comments
Hucking into the wind is hard. But understanding the physics of throwing a disc can help you carve out an advantage.
Aug 13, 2014 by Benji Heywood in Analysis with 8 comments
What is wobble? How does it relate to the spin on the disc? And why are some people so much better than others at throwing…
Apr 8, 2014 by Benji Heywood in Analysis with 34 comments
Recently I got an email from Mike Zargham of the MLU’s Philadelphia Spinners about team chemistry. I’ll let him say it: [quote]The observation we made…
Feb 25, 2014 by Benji Heywood in Opinion with 14 comments
Photo by Kevin Leclaire — UltiPhotos.com Traditional wisdom says that power in a frisbee throw is developed from the ground up — what you might…
Jan 27, 2014 by Benji Heywood in Opinion with 34 comments
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