The Under The Leg is a great way to spice up your next game of catch.
There are a ton of different under the leg catches. Choose the one that fits your style the best.
Do the Under The Leg catch when a friend throws to you or by throwing to yourself. Here are a few tips:
It also helps to practice getting in and out of your catching position. Arms and legs can get tangled when the disc is flying toward you.
the disc flies past your leg, or you can catch it after it flies under your leg.
Eventually you will be able to make bad throws look good by doing an Under The Leg catch off them. For now, be patient for good catching opportunities.
Training Tip #1: Lift one leg and put your right arm under it. Hold the disc in your left hand a few inches over your right hand (reverse this if you are left-handed).
Drop the disc and try to catch it. Try to get five catches in a row, then switch hands and catch behind the back with your left hand.
Training Tip #2: Use the self-throw to practice the Under The Leg catch. Throw the disc up. Balance. Grab. Can you do five in a row? This video shows you how (112kb):
Training Tip #3: Next time you play catch with friends, look for opportunities to do the catch. You may have to chase the disc down to get into position. It may take a few tries.
You will notice more chances to try the Under The Leg if you are thinking about the catch.