Hive Ultimate Producer Noah Brinkworth introduces the new series – Offensive Mistakes. Setting the scene, “The Ultimate Problem” explains how the traditional solution to teamwork on defence – the one-way force – is not sufficient to stop attackers getting free. Watch video (3:13).
Manuela Cardenas uses dribbling to work the disc the length of the field, and Felix provides a breakdown of how her technique makes her so difficult to stop, and what everybody can take away to add to their game.
To celebrate reaching 100 Patrons, I answered a variety of questions from viewers, ranging from talking about who is involved in felixultimate production, to the Olympics, SotG, Mixed, recruitment, and defence which counters Hex.reddit post & comments about this video…
… full list of questions with timecodes …
00:28 – What’s the deadline for submitting questions?
00:45 – Who all is involved in FelixUltimate productions? I’m curious as to the whole structure of this enterprise.
05:28 – How can we can grow ultimate to new people. What are your ideas around that?
09:13 – What’s the single highest-quality game of Ultimate you have watched, in your opinion? Is it different from the most entertaining game?
11:40 – Is Mixed the best showcase for the game of Ultimate? Should Mixed be the primary focus for high-level.
15:04 – What are your thoughts on ultimate and the Olympics? Is getting into the Olympics a useful goal? Is the community ready for the Olympics?
17:21 – Are there any aspects of Spirit of the Game that you disagree with or think could be improved?
20:05 – If the offense and defence are playing perfectly does the offense score?
22:01 – From what other sport can you draw the most similarities too by comparing it’s strategy to ultimate strategy?
25:32 – What are some ways that the filming and production of ultimate broadcasts could be improved?
30:06 – How does hex handle a defensive look where the main cutting space is covered and cutters are being passed between defenders?
35:52 – Do you think hex (or flex) can be successfully introduced to rec league teams?
45:07 – What’s the most rewarding/enjoyable part of the work you do in Ultimate right now?
49:17 – If restrictions (film, time, ect) were a non-factor, what ulti video would you want to make?
The “How to Train Hex” video series – Season 1 – features 9 uniquely Hex-centric drills. This series is essential for any coaches wishing to implement Hex principles smoothly into their team – coming directly from Felix’s experiences with designing, implementing, and developing Hex training methods in a variety of teams since 2012. Each drill / exercise is explained clearly and concisely through explanations, animations, and example footage. The drills are varied and dynamic – designed to train players’ quick disc movement, field awareness, shape + space creation & usage, give-go/dribbling technique, long throwing, and more elements key to a fluid Hex Offence.
The full archive is available now for $8+ Patrons along with other benefits – pledge now and receive a free disc after your 2nd payment!
Want to see more? Check out this free sample video from the series – the Hex Sprint Pattern.
Full livestream recording available for $1 Patrons: https://www.patreon.com/posts/livestream-20th-46601972
Surrounding Stacks 15min video: https://www.patreon.com/posts/44001487 – also available on YouTube.
Flex Part 4: Communication – coming soon to Patrons only.
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Sockeye’s Tyler Kinley joins Felix to talk about a series of tweets he posted on 29-30 Dec, specifically the frustrations he feels when defenders fail to poach effectively against a horizontal stack offence. We then see an example of a successful deep poach, and talk about how teamplay can be used in different ways to cover for the poach – to afford the defender the liberty to leave their 1-to-1 matchup, and keep the offence contained effectively. Full interview/analysis available for Patrons.
Full video: https://www.patreon.com/posts/45837640
Felix analyses the plays and the impacts of Joe White, Sean Keegan, and Sam Little before drawing conclusions. These are excerpts taken from the full 10 player analysis video, which also features analysis of Gibson, Bansfield, Mickle, Garvey, Jagt, Lindsley & Hou.
From March to July 2020, we hosted our first season of live streamed analysis sessions. Twice a week I was joined by select guests, and we would dive deep into analysis of a game of their choice whilst chatting frisbee for an hour or two. The result is an epic archive of insight and conversation with some of the greatest minds in the game, covering 22 games in 43 sessions. Most of these sessions cover half a game – the 1st half on YouTube, and the 2nd half on Patreon – available for a token of your appreciation ($1/month). See more…
20 teams have entered the Rocket League Championship being hosted on felixultimate this weekend (December 19-20th)!
Signups close 10am Saturday – Sign-up here
What’s the same:
-Streamed on the felixultimate Youtube Channel.
-Tournament Organizers and Commentators who delivered the event smoothly in Summer.
-Lots of fun Rocket League games.
-NEW beginners division for players who started since Rocket League became free.
-The opportunity for all teams to play on Saturday and Sunday.
-Among us, Disc Space and more between your games.
-Prizes for top 3 teams in both divisions.
-Hopefully even more teams than last time.
- How Elite Teams Defend the End Zone December 7, 2021
- Analysis: XEUCF 2021 Open Final (Part 2) December 1, 2021
- Uni Session Plans (weeks 5-8) November 30, 2021
- How to Dribble: The most unstoppable move in ultimate November 13, 2021
- New pink + purple discs are ready for shipping! November 5, 2021
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