Past Articles in Mechanics

  1. Film Room: Throwing Hammers in the Wind – Part 2: Using Hammers In-Game

    Join analyst Joe Marmerstein in the Ultiworld Film Room for this two-part series teaching advanced tips for improving your hammer throws in windy conditions. Part One focuses on throwing mechanics – how to adjust your release angle, aim, and power depending on what direction the wind is blowing.

  2. Film Room: Throwing Hammers in the Wind – Part 1: Throwing Mechanics

    Join analyst Joe Marmerstein in the Ultiworld Film Room for this two-part series teaching advanced tips for improving your hammer throws in windy conditions. Part One focuses on throwing mechanics – how to adjust your release angle, aim, and power depending on what direction the wind is blowing.

  3. The Forehand: Part Four (Best Practices)

    Kyle Weisbrod breaks down the mechanics of a huge range of throwers to identify best practices for the forehand.

  4. The Forehand: Part Two

    Useful written descriptions and analysis of the forehand.

  5. We Are Teaching it Wrong: Throwing Without the Body

    Traditional wisdom says that power in a frisbee throw is developed from the ground up — what you might call the full kinetic chain.

  6. New Throwing Research Could Shed Light On Optimal Mechanics

    A Scottish Ultimate coach has been granted access to a state-of-the-art motion capture laboratory and is preparing to spend the summer doing research on the mechanics of throwing a disc.

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