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JP Ultimate Frisbee


JP Ultimate Frisbee

I've been looking for a group that gets together for various Ultimate fun- tossing around, laid-back pickup, a semi-regular pickup UPA-rules game, and maybe even some skills/drills practice. Haven't found one, so I'm creating one!

Location: Jamaica Plain
Members: 17
Latest Activity: Oct 10, 2011

Why this group?

Please note we are now on Google Groups. Feel free to "join" here to support NfN, but all announcements and discussions will happen on the google group.

There are various groups in Boston that play Ultimate, ranging from pickup games you have to walk/bike/drive by to find out about, to pickup groups that have their own websites and hold regular games. Boston is even home to Boston Ultimate Disc Alliance, which organizes competitive leagues.

What I've personally looked for is a group which welcomes all levels of players, has games which are easy to find out about, is in my neighborhood/community...and helps each other learn how to play better, by doing more than just holding pickup games.

We're starting with "learning games":
-We play with most of the UPA rules; the simplified version is Ultimate in Ten Rules. We'll help you with the more specific rules in-game.
-If you have a question, we stop and explain
-We do our best to even the teams, share tips and knowledge with each other, encourage people to play against players of similar skill level, and not play dangerously or aggressively, especially with newer players.

With luck as the group grows, we'll also meet up to practice throws, chase some discs, teach each other wacky throws, shoot the breeze, and enjoy being outside. Maybe hold some different levels of pickup games- like a more competitive game for the experienced folks, or a special beginner session. Wouldn't it also be great to put together a team to go to an area tournament?

I want to give beginners an environment to learn to throw and play the game, give new-ish players exposure to a competitive game, and invite experienced players to share their knowledge and love of the game.

Discussion Forum

Let's toss some B, tonight (5/24) at Stonybrook, 6:30 pm

Started by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) May 24, 2010. 0 Replies

If you're down to toss some disc, run a little (not a game), and enjoy some sun then you should join me tonight (5/24) at Stonybrook at 6:30 pm. 

Temps in the 40s tomorrow...

Started by Melissa. Last reply by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) Feb 19, 2010. 7 Replies

Will you guys be playing?Continue

What should we do at this Saturday's game?

Started by Brett. Last reply by Karen Hartke Jan 28, 2010. 2 Replies

Hey all- good news, I've recruited a couple of people from outside NfN.  A coworker and a friend of his, and someone from a pickup game that is on Sundays.  I think Jason (who some of you met at last…Continue

Planning for Saturday's meetup/game

Started by Brett. Last reply by Brett Jan 15, 2010. 5 Replies

OK, so here's where we can discuss the specifics of where/when :)Some suggestions on locations:-English High School (artificial turf field, close to Green Street)-Murphy Playground (grass, close to…Continue

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Comment by Brett on January 28, 2010 at 12:32pm
Aaaaand this week's game is up. Please RSVP!
Comment by Brett on January 20, 2010 at 3:30pm
It was great meeting all of you last week- thanks for coming out! I've posted this week's game, ready for your RSVPs :)
Comment by Karen Hartke on January 16, 2010 at 6:29pm
Great mix of pros and newbies - male and female - fast and less fast.....and all in good fun. Thanks! Cya again. Karen
Comment by Brett on January 15, 2010 at 5:43pm
OK, event created!
Comment by Rebecca F (community manager) on January 13, 2010 at 10:46am
Not interested in paying for anything. Free fun: mandatory. :0)
Comment by Reuben Kantor on January 13, 2010 at 9:44am
Hey, I want to join, but probably not availble for awhile. Saturday morning is a good time. Be nice if we could get English High, but we might have to pay for that.
Comment by Rebecca F (community manager) on January 12, 2010 at 9:18pm
WooHOO!! 9 members!
Comment by Susanna C on January 12, 2010 at 6:33pm
I can't make this saturday either, but am excited! I will be there next time.
Comment by Brett on January 12, 2010 at 4:02pm
Hey everyone, see the discussion topic I just posted for planning Saturday's meetup / game.
Comment by Karen Hartke on January 12, 2010 at 12:58pm
Make that 7 - Saturdays mid-late mornings are great for me....

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