Ultimate Disc

Level: 1


  • Know the 10 simple rules of Ultimate and how the game is played.
  • Define and explain “Spirit of the Game”.
  • Explain why the name “Frisbee” was dropped from the name of the game.
  • Identify and be able to throw the disk:
    • Forehand
    • Backhand
  • Define or explain the following game terms:
    • Stacking & Cutting
    • Clearing Out
    • Stall Count
    • Non-Contact
    • Violation vs. Foul
    • Hold the line
  • Explain the following calls or rules:
    • No referees/player resolution
    • Foul calls at the disk
    • Foul calls away from the disk
    • Traveling
    • Pivot
  • As a team or individual, develop a plan to practice outreach while completing the requirements for this honor. Possible options could include the following:
    • Invite at least one friend not from your church to play a game.
    • Have prayer before or after each game.
    • Exhibit “Spirit of the Game” both on and off the field.
  • Play six (6) pathfinder pick-up games to twelve (12) points and demonstrate reasonable understanding of disk handling and throwing, catching, scoring, and defending.
  • Write a one-page report or provide an oral report to the Pathfinder leader on how the concept of “Spirit of the Game” is applied to Ultimate and outside the sport as a Christian role model to others. Discuss why the concept is important in fair play and in reducing the desire to win at any cost.

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