Past Articles from Kyle Weisbrod

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Kyle Weisbrod is the coach of the U of Washington women’s team, Element. He has coached several teams including Monarch HS, Paideia Girls Varsity, and the US U19 Girls team. He began playing in 1993 at The Paideia School and has played for Brown University, Johnny Bravo, Chain Lightning, and Bucket. He was the UPA’s first Director of Youth Development and served on the Board of Directors. He currently resides in Seattle, WA and his articles are edited by the tremendous Diana B. Lerman. You can reach him by e-mail (kyle.weisbrod@gmail.com) or twitter (@kdubsultimate).

  1. Surviving The Plateau

    Everyone at some point feels as though their improvement as a player has stalled. Here are some ways to make sure you don't let plateaus permanently derail your growth.

  2. Principles & Mechanics Of The Fast Break

    It's one of the easiest ways to catch an opponent off-guard, so what and how should you practice to become an effective fast-break team?

  3. Language in Ultimate: Defensive Positioning

    Get on the same page defensively with a comprehensive set of terminology.

  4. The Playbook For Underdogs: Take Risks For A Better Chance At The Upset

    Upsets in ultimate are rare. But the underdog can increase their chances with these strategies.

  5. Interpreting Tricky Receiving Fouls

    How would you rule on these plays?

  6. Let’s All Ditch Together

    Ditch offers a new path forward for our unique sport.

  7. Tuesday Tips: 12 Scrimmage Modifications to Reinforce Skills, Presented by Five Ultimate

    How do you get players to apply skills learned in drills during game play? Change up your scrimmages to reinforce the concepts you practice.

  8. USAU’s Highlight Dilemma

    How exciting does a foul have to be for it to make the highlight reel?

  9. Building Gender Equity And Decreasing Financial Barriers In Athlete Development Model

    Improving our athlete development model should be about more than just increasing players' skills.

  10. Long-Term Athlete Development: How Should We Adjust The Game For Young Players?

    Other sports don't ask young players to play on the same field or use the same equipment as adults.

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