I've been learning a lot about defense the last two days... Hatch yesterday and sMITe today. We did the backpedaling drill for the first time and people looked pretty good. We also did the offense/defense drill with one cutter and one defender. Defense is hard and it takes lots of practice.
Our first tournament is this Saturday and the weather forecast says 90% chance of precipitation and high winds. There's a chance that it'll get canceled but I really hope it doesn't. Currently sMITe only knows ho-stack so this is especially going to apply to us: