Posted by andreliem on
April 22, 2009
This play, the Horizontal Flood Out, demonstrates how easy it is to create space on the field if players work together. This play is very accessible to all skill levels but it should be used in rotation as the defence can catch on to this one quite easily.
The general idea behind the horizontal flood out is to have one pair of lane cutters cut deep (6 and 7). In this play, the lane cutters on the open side are cutting deep. When the two lane cutters are half way down their cut the inside cutter (5) from the other pair should cut to the open side. With the amount of open space available, the inside cutter (5) should be able to get open even with a defender marking this side. Once this lane cutter receives the disc, the other inside cutter (6) that struck deep should reverse cut back in. This reverse cut should be easy if the defender is covering the deep throw. Following the 2nd inner lane cutter receiving the disc, the opposite lane cutter (4) cuts up field right away to receive a break force throw. Although this is a break force throw, lane cutter (6) should could have a second or two when the defending mark is not there. The last step involves lane cutter (7) striking to the endzone on the breakside.
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