Author Archives: rjmcleod

Octimate

Octimate is a socially-distanced disc game originally cultivated by Louis Gosart and members of the LA Throwback Foundation as part of an initiative to provide safe ways to play ultimate during the pandemic. However, to come up with some new games, Louis first had to understand what makes ultimate risky to play during a pandemic.

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Capsbee

FUN MADE FOR EVERYONE ANYTIME, EVERYWHERE AND WITH ANYONE No matter how sporty you are. Capsbee is made for everyone. No matter where you are. Capsbee can be played everywhere. No matter if you are on your own. With Capsbee you immediately build new friendships. Find out more at https://www.capsbee.com.

Jackpot

Jackpot is an incredibly simple game that all you need is a single disc. Designate a thrower that is able to throw the disc about half the field. Bunch everybody else into a group about 150 feet away from the thrower. The thrower will throw the disc high and far towards the group. The group

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Space Disc

Space Disc fundamentally removes the riskiest element of ultimate. This article was written by Pepper Williams, the inventor of Space Disc. Here in Portland, Oregon, we have a thriving masters/grandmasters/great-grandmasters ultimate community. We’ve had a pickup game literally every Sunday for the past 10 years or so, where we average as many as 40 players

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Toronto Socially Distanced Ultimate

The Phase 2, socially-distancing friendly game for people who are comfortable playing catch The set up: Try to find a full size soccer net that is just a standing frame (2 posts and a cross bar), with no mesh. You’ll also need at least 15 yards of flat grass behind the net. Aim to bring

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Partner MTA

For each attemptAfter the thrower releases the disc, they must tag their partner before the partner catches the throw. Thrower and catcher alternate for each attempt. If you want the catcher to run: Start out with the partner standing close to the thrower. Once the throw is release, the thrower tags the partner, who then

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Discing

This game is similar to TRC, but has a catching zone to include a focus on accuracy. This game was adapted for ultimate players to work on pulling, and learning to read the wind, both for throwing and catching. Setup Make field as shown using the standard eight cones used in ultimate. Each shaded area

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Disc Bowling

If you have bowling pins, great! If not, use a few soda bottles, or plastic water bottles. You may want to put a little water in the bottom to weigh down the bottles. Line them up as bowling pins, use a Frisbee to knock them down and score like regular bowling rules. Rules and Scoring

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Tip Game

Create a circle with 5-6 people. The goal is to get as many tips as possible before making the catch. You can either catch with 2 hands (beginner) or 1 hand (advanced). This game is a practice drill for Guts Frisbee, which is why learning to do this game with 1 hand is important.