Past Articles from Melissa Witmer

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Melissa Witmer is the founder of the Ultimate Athlete Project. She has been a part of the ultimate community since 1996, and is an author, content creator, and coach. Something of a citizen of the world, Melissa lives and works abroad and has instructed and connected ultimate players and coaches from all over the world.

  1. Witmer’s Wisdom: Everything You Need to Know to Try Two-a-Days for Ultimate

    If pros are using two-a-day training, should you?

  2. Witmer’s Wisdom: What Kind of Coach Are You Trying To Be?

    Becoming a better coach requires intention, especially in a player-driven sport.

  3. Witmer’s Wisdom: How to Train Your Dragon to Achieve Your Ultimate Goals This Year

    Using your brain as an ally instead of enemy of your goals.

  4. Witmer’s Wisdom: Three Mistakes to Avoid as You Prepare for Tryout Season

    What's holding you back at tryouts?

  5. Witmer’s Wisdom: The Most Powerful Training Tool That You’re Not Using

    You can use visualization to get a leg up on your competition.

  6. Witmer’s Wisdom: How to Process the End of Your Season, and Move Forward

    The end of the season can leave complex feelings, but we can process them and plan for what's next.

  7. Witmer’s Wisdom: The Basic Principles of Athletic Performance Training

    The standard training model isn't built to effectively train competitive athletes.

  8. Witmer’s Wisdom: Quick Improvement in Throwing

    Are you using optimal training methods for acquiring new throwing skills?

  9. Witmer’s Wisdom: How To Coach Yourself This Season

    Creating mental maps can help you improve on your own and function as your own coach.

  10. Witmer’s Wisdom: Three Small Fears Holding Back Your Game

    Your ultimate fears are hurting your performance. But they don't have to.

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