Details for the start of our Virtual Preseason!

Falmouth ultimate players- please watch this video for details on the start of our virtual preseason tomorrow!

We will be running tomorrow to Playlist #1. If you don’t have access to Spotify on your phone or device- no worries! You just want to run for twenty minutes starting at 3pm. Remember- no running with other players or neighbors. We all need to maintain social distancing, so runs should be solo or with a member of your family. IMPORTANT- check with your parents as to where it is safe to run around your house. Stay out of the road!

After the run, find a partner to throw with and throw 100 backhands, 100 forehands, 50 scoobers, and 50 hammers. Make sure you are setting proper pivots on each throw. When you are done throwing, practice spinning the disc with your left hand for a minute, then your right for a minute

Friday’s practice video is below. Please make sure you watch at least 30 minutes of game time. Bonus points for watching the whole game. Try this while watching- pick a player during the game and watch how they move.

Virtual Preseason- Spinning the disc!

Today we’re going to start practicing spinning  the disc! It makes your fingers and hands strong and is a great and easy way to use time sitting around. Start with spinning it with your middle finger and then try the other fingers. Both hands too! It’s fine to double up fingers if needed.

Pre-season events- open gym, parents/players meeting

The 2019 season is set to begin! We’re just a few weeks out from the start of our pre-season sessions. There are a few upcoming dates that I want you to know about.

• Thursday, March 14, 3:30-4:30, Falmouth Rogue Info Session, FMS Small Gym
I’ll be there to throw the disc around and to answer any questions from players interested in playing on the travel team.

• Thursday, March 21st, 3:30-4:30, Falmouth Rogue Info Session for Girls, FMS Small Gym
Some of the high school girls ultimate players will be coming out to throw the disc around and talk about ultimate. Coaches will be there as well to answer any questions about the program.

• Thursday, March 21st, 6-7pm, Parents/Players Kickoff Meeting, Mason Motz Activity Center, Middle Road
We’ll be holding our annual parents and players meeting at the Mason Motz Activity Center, instead of the library as we always have, due to library renovations. Come out to meet the coaches and to hear all the details you need to know about the upcoming season. I will also have uniform samples of all sizes for anyone wanting to verify sizes. If you need to change sizes and have already registered- no worries- just let me know about the size change after the meeting.

• Tuesday, April 2nd, 3:30-5pm, First Pre-Season practice, FMS Gyms
We kick off the season on April 2nd! Our preseason schedule will have us practicing on Tuesdays and Fridays from 3:30-5pm in the FMS gyms. We’ll be scheduling a few random extra practices, to-be-announced soon, but until we get outside on the grass, Tuesdays and Fridays are our regular days. I’m going to be encouraging players to get out and jog on at least one other day throughout pre-season.

Once we get outside in May, we’ll be moving to our five-day-a-week schedule, with the travel kids playing two days a week with intramural and then three days as a travel team.