Echo Arena Skills Map (DocEducation)

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This skills map is a tool for the community to bring and access collective knowledge in order to have more fun and to push the boundaries of what is possible in Echo Arena. Everything you do in the Arena will rely on these skills.

If you have feedback or ideas on how to improve the skills map, please reach out to DocEducation#5943 on Discord.

This map is currently in version 0.9 (all skills have pages of their own and all sections have initial content).
- v1.0 will be reached when at least 20 surveys have been returned and all skills from the surveys are on the map

Part 1 - Individual Player Mechanics[edit | edit source]

In order to have more fun by doing awesome zero-G things, you need to learn some basic mechanics.

Skill One: Player Movement[edit | edit source]

  1. Alone (moving individually)
    1. On geo
    2. In space
    3. Leaching
    4. Inversions
  2. Stack (moving with a teammate)
    1. Straight line
    2. Changing directions together
    3. Splitting off
  3. Leaching (moving using an opponent)

Skill Two: Disc Movement[edit | edit source]

  1. Throwing
    1. Accuracy
    2. Disc Speed
    3. Release Speed
      1. Slapping
      2. Quick release
      3. Full range of motion
    4. Multiple Arm Angles:
      1. Overhand / ¾ release
      2. Sidearm
      3. Underarm
  2. Catching
  3. Situations
    1. Passing
    2. Scoring
    3. Clearing

Skill Three: Brawling[edit | edit source]

  1. Stunning
  2. Shielding
  3. Audio cues

Skill Four: Arena Awareness[edit | edit source]

  1. Map Awareness
  2. Reading the Disc
  3. Teammate Awareness
  4. Opponent Awareness

Part 2 - Team Environment[edit | edit source]

To have fun and do cool stuff, you need to learn how to work as a team so that you are doing the right thing at the right time, in the right place.

Check out the pages below for more details on what these are and how to level up!

Skill One: Leadership[edit | edit source]

  1. Cultivate positivity
    1. Celebrating success
    2. Picking up teammates who make mistakes
    3. Laugh and promote laughter
  2. Cultivate honesty
  3. Four Community Pillars
    1. Respect Fellow Players
    2. Honor My Team
    3. Commit to Fairness
    4. Protect my Community
  4. Clarity of Commitment

Skill Two: Communication[edit | edit source]

  1. Communicating positions
    1. Open passes
    2. Enemy positions
    3. Enemy stack pressure
  2. Communicating time
    1. Green / Yellow / Red
    2. Open Goal
  3. Communicating strategy
    1. backpass / reset
    2. slowing down / speeding up
    3. when to cut

Skill Three: Strategy[edit | edit source]

  1. Overall plan
    1. Specific plan of attack for this opponent right now
  2. Schemes and Plays
    1. Offensive
    2. Defensive
    3. Neutral joust
  3. Roles
    1. Goalie
    2. Quarterback
    3. Striker

Skill Four: Team administration[edit | edit source]

  1. Scheduling
  2. Discord activity
  3. Being on time