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Old 08-11-2004, 07:54 PM #1
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i usually play whatever is needed which suits me fine ..... but i got a question

should i play front cuz im really fast ..... or back cuz i shoot dmn fast and im good at communicating.... what skill would do better where

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Old 08-12-2004, 05:26 PM #2
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What does your team need?
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Old 08-12-2004, 09:02 PM #3
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doesnt matter if you are fast or not, can you be fast and stay in your bunker close?

Can you slide and pop up in a second?
or can you aim and shoot a stream better?

Burn or sprint?

Why dont you take a few practices at both positions, see what you/your team do best with.
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Old 08-13-2004, 01:19 AM #4
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speed and size mean nothing for fronts. its all about fronman mentality. thats a rookie's biggest mistake is they think "im faster and smaller than everyone else, so i guess im stuck at front." look at skinny K, he's pretty small and can run, but he plays back.

play which position you like better.
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Old 08-17-2004, 06:33 PM #5
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I would say play Back just because we need more of them in the world and theyre more important since you can zone up the field every game. I would see what your team needs and also evaluate yourself more.
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Old 08-17-2004, 07:18 PM #6
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sk isnt small hes over 6 foot....he is fast tho i beleive..
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Old 08-18-2004, 04:21 PM #7
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fronts where its at. i love playing front
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Old 08-18-2004, 11:00 PM #8
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you sound like a mid player
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Old 08-19-2004, 12:36 AM #9
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im the smallest one on my team and i play back/mid..
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Old 08-20-2004, 12:52 AM #10
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SK was a front player , but as he was the tallest guy on the team, got sent out to the back, theres a whole article on that, i think speed is really important for a front player, you can have the whole mentality but it's not gonna matter if you're like 200 pounds and can't make your bunker without getting shot to pieces,
Id' say just try both positions and see which one you like better, by the way things are going u gotta be able to shoot fast anywhere you play so...

Just go with the one u like best and feel most confortable playing...
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Old 08-23-2004, 01:28 AM #11
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well if your fast and can shoot fast you might want to try to play mid, because off the break you will be more like a back man and you can use your speed to be a good insert player, but most of all it needs to be where your team can get the best use out of you
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Old 08-23-2004, 12:23 PM #12
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i play front right and im the slowest person does that sound right
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Old 08-27-2004, 12:09 AM #13
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i tried back, hated it then tried front and it works out so much better for me. It might just be a coincidence that im pretty small, but sure it migt help a little bit.
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Old 08-27-2004, 03:59 PM #14
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you sound like a mid player
just what i was about to say
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Old 08-29-2004, 12:09 AM #15
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heheh thanx
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Old 08-31-2004, 06:17 PM #16
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I play mid and I am just as fast as a front player and can shoot just as fast as a back player. I like the mid, cause I can do what needs to be done. If a tape needs run then here I go!
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Old 08-31-2004, 11:04 PM #17
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just see what fits u and go for it
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Old 09-01-2004, 05:06 PM #18
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its true, your position is determined more by your mentality. when we started out we had our smallest guy playing frontand i was at mid. after two games we switched and doubled our output. though taller i was a little more aggressive and had no problem tucking into the bunker and was more willing to sacrifice for the win. our back line player has been a squatter since we started playing 7 years ago, so he is comfortable where he is. you need to find what you are most comfortable with, and then become the best at it.
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Old 09-03-2004, 05:39 PM #19
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i weigh a good 230 in a decent way/6'3", i tried back but i am too aggressive for that position, i play mid now but i would like to play front if it wern't for the snake - i'm too big to move arround in the snake but i'm definitly aggressive enough.
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Old 09-04-2004, 02:50 AM #20
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size isn't that big of a deal when determining pros and cons for each position. however, speed is. if you took my teams best backplayer and switched him with me, he'd be at the 20-30 instead of the 40-50.
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Old 09-18-2004, 12:32 PM #21
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Yea im the smallest on my team and im pretty fast but i dont [play fronty i play mid and my other teamate who is fast plays front and the other plays back (tends to shoot alot of balls)
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