13 May 2009

How to defeat a heavy favourite

The recipe is basically here.

In the context of ultimate, this means change your game and make your opponents play a different game.

You can run and gun on every turnover, or huck incessantly, or zone every point, or do all three. Or some other tactic that effectively changes the game away from a conventional contest where the favourite is favoured.


  1. And here is Malcolm Gladwell's look at winning these David vs Goliath situations.

  2. Attacking an opponent where he is weakest?

    Doing what is 'socially horrifying'?

    Sounds like Robsquad to me...

  3. heh heh.

    I do have a plan for robsquad meets defence, which I will implement one day.