Past Articles from Benji Heywood
Benji Heywood is the full-time Director of Ultimate at the University of St Andrews, Scotland. 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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Apr 9, 2018 by Benji Heywood in Sponsored with 0 comments
The best pullers maximize hang time and distance with an innate understanding of physics.
Apr 3, 2018 by Benji Heywood in Opinion with 0 comments
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?
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.
Feb 25, 2014 by Benji Heywood in Opinion with 14 comments
Traditional wisdom says that power in a frisbee throw is developed from the ground up — what you might call the full kinetic chain.
Jan 27, 2014 by Benji Heywood in Opinion with 34 comments