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Basic Catching & Throwing

Teach your players to throw and catch the disc using the backhand grip correctly to build the fundamental foundation skills of Ultimate Frisbee.

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  1. Face your partner and stand a few yards away
  2. Focus on establishing the correct grip, and getting snap on the release to put spin on the disc
  3. Aim for the centre of your partner's chest
  4. When catching, open the hands wide to create a large target for your partner.
  5. Focus on catching; watch the disc all the way into your hands

  6. This clip starts with crocodile (clap) catches, then later shows rim catches.  

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