We took a look back at our top 5 blog posts from last year (whoa, it's still too soon to say that!) to see what were your favorites! If you missed a post, you should go back and check it out! Here they are:
5. Coach Advice: 3 Skills All Effective Captains Have in Common
We talked to coaches from USAU's Coaching Development Program to find out what skills they think all effective captains posess. It all boiled down to 3 key skills that you can practice. If you're interested, read about it here.
4. How to Save Money On Your Uniforms (6 Universal Truths)
Here, we gave you the inside scoop on cutting costs on your team's uniforms whether you're working with us at Five or you decide to go somewhere else. Looking fly doesn't necessitate breaking the bank so, think about these 5 universal truths before you start your next order!
3. Season Planning: What To Teach At PrACTICE, aND wHEN tO tEACH iT
Ever wondered when you should teach your rookies about Zone? Or how to design your practices so that you peak at a certain time in the season? We present you with our sample season roadmap! For best results, tailor it to your own team's level of experience and specific goals.
2. tHE uLTIMATE sPIRIT gAME mASTER lIST
Who can resist a good spirit game? We've compiled 41 (and still growing!) spirit games for you and your team to try. Guaranteed to send you off an a high note with all the teams you play! Peruse our spirit game master list here!
1. wHEN lOW aTTENDANCE sCREWS uP yOUR pRACTICE pLAN
It's something we can all (unfortunatley) relate to; however, low numbers shouldn't stop you from running a meaningful practice! In case you missed it, we put together some ideas of focused drills and games you can do when scrimmaging isn't an option. Check it out here.
OVER TO YOU!
Being a captain aint easy. It takes leadership, savvyness, ultimate knowledge, spirit, and lots of flexiblity! Let us know in the comments what topics you'd like us to cover in 2017 or what your favorite ultimate reads from 2016 were. Good luck this season!