Tag Archives: WFDF rules

Dangerous Bids – USAU vs WFDF Rules

Charlie Eisenhood over at Ultiworld has posted just recently about his proposed solution to dangerous play, which is basically better enforcement and stricter punishments – the traditional response seen in all other sports. Advertisements

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Spirit Scoring – A Dissenting Opinion

I don’t like the WFDF spirit scoring system. I don’t like it because it tacitly undermines my own idea about what spirit is. Let me ask you a question: Is it possible to display surprisingly good spirit? The kind of … Continue reading

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Fixing the Gender Balance in Mixed Ultimate

It’s pretty clear to anyone who has watched or played much mixed that the VAST majority of teams will play with more men than women when given the choice. How can this be rational? Surely it must be pretty much … Continue reading

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Win cash prizes!

Did that title get your attention? I thought it might. Cash prizes are great, and we often can’t avoid checking out what it would take to win one. But I strongly oppose cash prizes in Ultimate. I think they’re misguided, … Continue reading

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Match fixing in Ultimate?

In most sports, there’s a very clear distinction between cheating and match-fixing. Deliberate foul play to prevent a certain score may anger the opposition fans, but the home fans will use words like ‘pragmatic’ or ‘professional’. A player who dives … Continue reading

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‘Powerless’ Observers

Before I even start, I should perhaps point out that this is just an idea I’m bouncing around. I’ll doubtless argue for it pretty forcefully – that’s just how I am – but I really am interested in what everyone … Continue reading

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