How Belgium U24 Stopped Canada

Felix takes a look at this matchup from the 2nd day of the World Under-24 Championships being held in Nottingham, UK, with a focus on Canada’s primary offence and Belgium’s countertactic defence.

Fun facts: during this match Felix was operating the main overview camera, and Noah was operating the roaming cam!

The Secret to Belgium’s Team Chemistry – Communication

In this video Noah continues to talk about the Belgium U24 Open team ahead of the World Under-24 Championships. He points out the subtle pieces of communication from the cutters to the throwers that keep the offence on the same page and running smoothly.

Can Belgium Open Win the World Under-24 Ultimate Championships?

Watch the talented Belgian U24 team take on some of Europe’s best at Tom’s Tourney – do they have what it takes to win the World Under-24 Ultimate Championships.

Check out our interview with coach Valerio Iani

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Thanks to for the early season footage of Belgium at Tom’s Tourney.

Chatting to Coach of Belgium Open U24s Valerio Iani about the Belgian’s Hopes at the World Championships

Valerio Iani is a coach who has developed youth ultimate around the World, most notably in the USA founding Oakland Ultimate and coaching their U17 and U20 boys teams to medals at YCCs. Valerio has coached in Italy, Spain, and now Belgium. Valerio wrote “Hexagon, the Bestagon: A Look Inside the Hex Offense” the most viewed article on Ultiworlds website in 2021. A proponent of motion offense – Valerio has run hex workshops for many teams. I sat down with Valerio to talk about his role as the co-coach of the Belgium U24 open team, learn more about the Belgians in the video below. Coming soon.

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Watch Njord Play Chilled Hex at WUCC 2022

I wanted to circle back to some WUCC 2022 footage to check out Njord playing Hex. In this blowout victory take note of the calm conservative decisions the Danes make that lead to 7 out of 7 successful O-line holds and a multitude of converted breaks. Congratulations to Njord who climbed 20 seeds for a 22nd place finish. Full video available for all Patrons.

3v1 Cone Defence Extensions

After last month’s 3v1 video blew the doors open on a new way of training defence, we’ve tried to expand on the exercise by changing some of the variables. We’re going to look at 3 extensions to the original exercise, with different numbers of players, cones, and discs added. Full video available for Training Tier patrons.

Cone Defence Reaction Game

This is a quick, fun, and easy-to-set-up game gets players moving and reacting to each other, helping develop defensive teamwork and fundamental movement skills. Full video available for Training Tier patrons.

Conclusions – EUCF 2022 Open Final Analysis Part 5 – Clapham v Ranelagh

Felix takes a look at individual player’s impacts on the match, what was working for them and what was causing problems for the team on offence and defence, takes a dive into statistics, and looks inwardly at his own biases before concluding his epic analysis of this game.

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Perfecting the Throw’n’Go – Hive x TobuFitness

In an exciting collaboration between TobuFitness and Hive, this video shows examples of the throw’n’go being used to great effect in high level ultimate games, and Felix talks through the advantages which can be gained by accelerating out of your throws, including unlocking dribbling.

In the TobuFitness video, Justin talks about hip mobility, using hip internal rotation and the hip hinge to load the glutes, torso rotation, using gravity, to get low and accelerate forwards out of your throw.

Grid Game

Here’s a good game to expand your offence, encouraging your players to look for bigger throws to bigger spaces, and to use the space effectively by spreading out whilst staying active. Video available to Training Tier patrons.