This article looks at the strategies that the Seattle Sockeye ultimate frisbee team uses in their defensive zone, as well as how they transition effectively from defense to offense. The team breaks down their defensive zone into three areas: deep zone, mid zone, and cup. Each area has its own rules and strategies, such as how many players are in each zone, who covers what player, and how close to the disc each defender should be. The article also explains how Sockeye uses specific strategies to transition quickly from defense to offense. By using a variety of strategies and formations, the team is better able to anticipate their opponents and take control of the game.