The team throwing second at the start of a kubb game.
Shortened version of ‘Eight Meter’, referencing the baseline to baseline shot in kubb. Synonym for Long Game
Another term for the act of a [[rescue kubb]] strategy. This originates from the Planet Kubb scoring notation where “Q” references a successful rescue kubb attempt.
The center [[kubb]] of the [[baseline]]. Named after 2015 U.S. National Champion, Dave “The Goose” Giese, who prefers to attack this kubb first when throwing [[8M]].
Drilling a [[kubb]] from the middle of the [[baseline]] with the throwing arm on the same side of the pitch from where the kubb lands.
Commonly identified as a high risk, high reward drill. Used in conjunction with a [[regular cut]], it’s possible to cut the kubb back towards the [[centerline]] pin.
Reference to any shot under 8 meters long. A player specializing in these throws is considered a Short Game Specialist, or [[Blaster]]
Opposite of [[Long Game]]
a 2nd turn win by the team not throwing first in a game. Generally used as a morale booster when the opening team is unable to topple any baselines
“Here’s our chance to win with a perfect answer.”
Reference to the baseline to baseline 8 meter long shot in kubb. Also called [[8M]]. A player specializing in the 8 meter throws is considered a Long Game Specialist.
Opposite of [[Short Game]]
The Minneapolis Step is a method used to throw batons that originated at the BFF in Minneapolis. The Minneapolis Step is unique in that a player steps forward with their opposite foot while throwing, similar to bowling stride. The Minneapolis Step contrasts the traditional “darts” method of throwing in which a player stands at the line with both their right hand and foot forward, or left hand and foot forward.
AKA: [http://media.ccomrcdn.com/media/station_content/3377/WATERCOOLER_050913_1368136479_9467.mp3 “The Hipster Two Step”]