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Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 08-28-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,165
Posted By Rockwell
You could also do a ratings based version. Maybe...

You could also do a ratings based version. Maybe people rated >930 play normal cali, and people <930 play super cali. (or whatever the average rating of your group is)

I've seen poor players get...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 07-30-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 925
Posted By Rockwell
Also, do you have a practice drill that you do...

Also, do you have a practice drill that you do that works wonders?

I'll be creating more of these videos and inspiration is welcome.
Forum: Technique & Strategy 07-30-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 925
Posted By Rockwell
Throwing too high? Try this.

Here's a quick drill to level those sky-high throws out:
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Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-18-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 6,108
Posted By Rockwell
Do the Major Disc manufacturers have aero...

Do the Major Disc manufacturers have aero engineers on staff who understand all this stuff, or are they making molds through guess and check?
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-18-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 6,108
Posted By Rockwell
You are probably right. But the magnus effect...

You are probably right. But the magnus effect wouldn't only touch the very small vertical edge, but also the top and bottom beveled edges. Like the curved side of a baseball of soccerball.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-18-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 6,108
Posted By Rockwell
If the magnus effect is what is causing the turn,...

If the magnus effect is what is causing the turn, it makes sense that we see the effect heightened dramatically when throwing into a headwind, and lessened when throwing into a tailwind.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-18-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 6,108
Posted By Rockwell
Could someone explain, in fine detailed physics,...

Could someone explain, in fine detailed physics, the flight of a Thumber?
Forum: Newbie Intros and Q&A 07-15-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,830
Posted By Rockwell
Two Ideas: 1) Play a lot of catch with a...

Two Ideas:

1) Play a lot of catch with a putter and a friend. Just try to throw it smooth to him so he doesn't have to move much to catch it. Don't worry about footwork or mechanics too much while...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 07-09-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,139
Posted By Rockwell
Yeah, it's weird but I've been in positions...

Yeah, it's weird but I've been in positions before where I was almost feeling bad when I did make a good shot in a tournament because I was scared of being called a bagger. When I play up, however, I...
Forum: Newbie Intros and Q&A 07-09-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,581
Posted By Rockwell
An Aha! moment I like to share with new players:...

An Aha! moment I like to share with new players: You don't have to look where you are throwing. In fact, you shouldn't.
Forum: Technique & Strategy 07-09-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,139
Posted By Rockwell
Decide which you enjoy more for this tournament...

Decide which you enjoy more for this tournament season:
Trying to Beat people you should beat, or Trying to beat people that are ranked higher than you. Both are skills and both can be practiced...
Forum: Bags / Carts / Straps / Tags 07-09-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 574
Posted By Rockwell
7 Years with a competition bag and phenix straps...

7 Years with a competition bag and phenix straps and it has held up nicely through lots of tournament play in good and bad weather.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-01-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 16,390
Posted By Rockwell
I would propose a sign up period where everyone...

I would propose a sign up period where everyone who wanted to could sign up. However, at the end of that period, if a division has over filled, we eliminate players based on ratings. That way the...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-30-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 283
Views: 16,390
Posted By Rockwell
Loomis, you speak of the sport GROWING as meaning...

Loomis, you speak of the sport GROWING as meaning we need to let everyone play in the world championships.

I see the sport GROWING and it has led to a more elite World Championships where it...
Forum: Hole of the Day 06-24-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 736
Posted By Rockwell
This is one of my home courses, so here are some...

This is one of my home courses, so here are some notes:

White Tee: Deceivingly hard hole. To go straight at it you must keep it quite low under the branches but keep it from hitting the ground...
Forum: Tournaments 06-09-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,996
Posted By Rockwell
You are meant to keep your opponent's score and...

You are meant to keep your opponent's score and your own in the space provided. This is a good checks and balances way to do it, and based on the model that competitive ball golf uses. Growing up...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-25-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 480
Views: 30,694
Posted By Rockwell
One of the smartest marketing strategies I've...

One of the smartest marketing strategies I've seen in disc golf is discrafts ace races. Brilliant, fun, and brand building. Vibram and trilogy are trying to mimic its success.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-23-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,497
Posted By Rockwell
I would choose to head up a Course Design Branch...

I would choose to head up a Course Design Branch for Innova/Disc Mania.
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 05-16-2014, 12:52 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,612
Posted By Rockwell
Hole 1: Kensington toboggan. Big downhill par 3...

Hole 1: Kensington toboggan. Big downhill par 3 complete with mark Ellis announcing your name.

hole 18: Sioux passage, St. Louis. Picturesque par 4 with risk/reward tee shot and tricky approach....
Forum: Technique & Strategy 05-01-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,027
Posted By Rockwell
There is no doubt putting is very important. But...

There is no doubt putting is very important. But I still give the nod to Driving for the ability to shave the most strokes off of a round.

From the teepad:

You can park a hole and effectively...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 04-30-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,027
Posted By Rockwell
Ken Climo has said that he gives driving more...

Ken Climo has said that he gives driving more credit to his success than putting. On kenclimo.com, under how to, he starts the putting section by saying he attributes 25% of his game to putting.
Forum: Technique & Strategy 04-30-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,027
Posted By Rockwell
I have to disagree with those who say we putt...

I have to disagree with those who say we putt more during a round than we drive. I've played rounds where I didn't putt but a few times. This was due to either not driving well and making short...
Forum: Discs 04-22-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 593
Views: 15,186
Posted By Rockwell
http://www.marshallstreetdiscgolf.com/media/flight...

http://www.marshallstreetdiscgolf.com/media/flightguide.html

Check out this flight guide, and pick something in the 2 left-most columns that is a speed you're looking for.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 03-26-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,192
Posted By Rockwell
At all of the courses in this area -18 is very...

At all of the courses in this area -18 is very possible and although difficult, wouldn't require any shots that all the touring pros couldn't make. So you could just take 10 of the top guys and have...
Forum: Hole of the Day 03-19-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 994
Posted By Rockwell
At BG I threw a Tomahawk with an Orc. One round...

At BG I threw a Tomahawk with an Orc. One round it stuck near the basket, the other round it rolled away.
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