Wednesday, July 22, 2015

WOMEN’S WEDNESDAY – JAPAN OVER USA, THROW LIKE A GIRL, LATERAL PALLOF PRESS

by RISE UP Ultimate
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ANALYZING U23 JAPAN’S WIN OVER USA

http://ultiworld.com/2015/07/20/instant-analysis-how-japan-took-down-usa-u23-powered-by-agility-from-five-ultimate/

USA’s U23 women’s team went into 2015 Worlds as the heavy favorites to take home the gold. Yet, despite dominating Japan in pool play, USA was stunned by a 15 – 17 loss and a silver medal in the finals. As painful as losses are, we must always remember to learn from them and adjust our strategy accordingly. In this excellent video analysis, Ultiworld highlights the slight adjustments and techniques that led Japan to their victory. There are plenty of tips to take away.


THROWING LIKE A GIRL

http://ultiworld.com/2012/11/20/how-we-practice-throwing-like-a-girl/

“You throw like a girl” is a phrase that one cannot throw well, or “…shorthand for the idea that women generally throw differently and less well than men.” To female athletes acutely tuned to their performance abilities, it’s a phrase that is nothing short of infuriating.

In this fascinating red, Katherine Rowe breaks down some of the kinesthetic facts and social implications for the phrase. After defining “micro-inequities”, she argues that “micro-affirmations” can reverse the effects, and benefit your entire team.

LATERAL PALLOF PRESS
A core exercise a day keeps the doctor away – increase your cutting power and avoid injury, strengthen both sides! #renfitness