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Forum: Technique & Strategy Today, 02:30 AM
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Posted By sidewinder22
You aren't using your hips or weight. Your...

You aren't using your hips or weight. Your throwing stance is way open and your knee goes over the top of your front ankle instead of staying braced behind it and straightening, clearing the front...
Forum: Newbie Intros and Q&A Yesterday, 06:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 153
Posted By sidewinder22
There is no real difference, the flight paths are...

There is no real difference, the flight paths are just inverted since the discs spin the opposite direction.
Forum: Technique & Strategy Yesterday, 06:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 354
Posted By sidewinder22
He likely just meant his grip is looser. Like...

He likely just meant his grip is looser. Like Dave D says, the thumb pressure controls the power.
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Forum: Newbie Intros and Q&A Yesterday, 06:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 65
Posted By sidewinder22
That's not quite how it works, but yes when a...

That's not quite how it works, but yes when a manufacturer puts a distance on a disc they are inflated distances for beginners.

Discs have a speed rating(or power), it is basically a required mph...
Forum: Technique & Strategy Yesterday, 05:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 698
Posted By sidewinder22
It's probably because you are trying too throw...

It's probably because you are trying too throw hard and not in sequence and smooth. Video recording is the best way to tell what is actually going on, as what you think/feel you are doing and what...
Forum: Technique & Strategy Yesterday, 05:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 890
Posted By sidewinder22
Lots of good answers already. I agree with the...

Lots of good answers already. I agree with the throwing full swing theory as much as possible and clubbing up or down as needed.

As far as learning to throw slower discs, you need to throw them...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat Yesterday, 04:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 868
Posted By sidewinder22
Jim Myers has 6x World Distance Titles and throws...

Jim Myers has 6x World Distance Titles and throws Mambas all the time, even into headwinds.
Forum: Technique & Strategy Yesterday, 04:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 354
Posted By sidewinder22
I asked MJ a similar question a couple years ago....

I asked MJ a similar question a couple years ago. I found his answers insightful, along with Robbie Brattens grip, and Blake T's Myth of Disc Pivot and Wide Rail threads. In my grip vid I go over...
Forum: Technique & Strategy Yesterday, 06:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 354
Posted By sidewinder22
I'd say it still rips at that range, but loose...

I'd say it still rips at that range, but loose grip.
Forum: Form Analysis/Critique Yesterday, 05:57 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 8,569
Posted By sidewinder22
Upper arm to torso angle wider. Never really less...

Upper arm to torso angle wider. Never really less than 90. Plant more onto your toes then shift into the heel from behind, you keep planting flat footed. I'd recommend working from a standstill...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat Yesterday, 02:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 868
Posted By sidewinder22
Magnets are not good into headwind pretty much...

Magnets are not good into headwind pretty much regardless of form, but they can be thrown without wind or into tailwinds well over 300' with good form. Faster or overstable discs will perform better...
Forum: Form Analysis/Critique Yesterday, 02:16 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 8,569
Posted By sidewinder22
That looks a lot better on the backswing, and...

That looks a lot better on the backswing, and yeah still swaying. Your rear shoulder should come through where your front should was at weight shift. Yours is coming through a good bit to the left....
Forum: Form Analysis/Critique Yesterday, 02:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 359
Posted By sidewinder22
That's considerable, sounds like you improved a...

That's considerable, sounds like you improved a couple things out of the 7 or so. Typically expect to gain 10-20' per thing, some may take longer to fix, some things may improve efficiency while not...
Forum: Form Analysis/Critique Yesterday, 01:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 92
Posted By sidewinder22
Your throwing stance is way open and effectively...

Your throwing stance is way open and effectively not turning back your body and reaching back nearly far enough from when you plant the front foot. Watch the first 2 vids below for the concept of...
Forum: Form Analysis/Critique 02-06-2016, 04:24 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 8,569
Posted By sidewinder22
A little better. You are not wiping your...

A little better.

You are not wiping your butt from the front leg, and swaying to the left, swinging your body around the axis instead of centered, notice Feldy's butt and rear leg are still to...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 02-06-2016, 03:05 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,495
Posted By sidewinder22
Nose angle is relative to its trajectory and can...

Nose angle is relative to its trajectory and can change throughout its flight. You can throw upward with the nose down(this is where the real distance is, throwing nose down through the apex of...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 02-05-2016, 07:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 816
Posted By sidewinder22
Like in BH it varies depending on how you swing...

Like in BH it varies depending on how you swing through and want to shape the shot.
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Forum: Technique & Strategy 02-05-2016, 02:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 591
Posted By sidewinder22
I found Doss/Jenkins thumb tip grip to get the...

I found Doss/Jenkins thumb tip grip to get the nose down more, but at the expense of some angle control and also hurting my thumb joint. I think it probably works better if you have big hands, Avery...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 02-05-2016, 01:57 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,495
Posted By sidewinder22
Where else are you getting your advice from?

Where else are you getting your advice from?
Forum: Technique & Strategy 02-04-2016, 08:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 232
Posted By sidewinder22
Blake T described #1 as the hammer pound method...

Blake T described #1 as the hammer pound method which teaches half-hitting, while #2 often requires the ability to do #1 and is really dependent on you to find the right rail for your individual body...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 02-04-2016, 08:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 816
Posted By sidewinder22
It is a little exaggerated(as drills are supposed...

It is a little exaggerated(as drills are supposed to be) with the water bottle because you don't actually ever throw the bottle and carry it into the followthrough, and it's a drill using a...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 02-04-2016, 08:35 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,234
Posted By sidewinder22
I kind of explain this stuff here: ...

I kind of explain this stuff here:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RjxwiN8G4F0#t=5m40s
Forum: Technique & Strategy 02-04-2016, 08:27 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,234
Posted By sidewinder22
Hmm, not sure about a center of weight. You are...

Hmm, not sure about a center of weight. You are interchanging center of weight for center of gravity and center of mass and inertia which are different things.

Weight is a measurement of force....
Forum: Technique & Strategy 02-04-2016, 06:04 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,495
Posted By sidewinder22
So you are rotating your wrist aka pronation or...

So you are rotating your wrist aka pronation or supination.
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Forum: Technique & Strategy 02-04-2016, 05:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 591
Posted By sidewinder22
Same as MJ's. In my vid I go over how it varies...

Same as MJ's. In my vid I go over how it varies from the modified power grip and 2 finger, which are really all not that different IMO.

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