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Forum: Form Analysis/Critique 06-17-2014, 01:57 PM
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Posted By SMcVicker91
I use a soccer field to measure my distance (it's...

I use a soccer field to measure my distance (it's in the field I'm throwing at in the video). 300ft is about where I max out normally.
Forum: Form Analysis/Critique 06-15-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 604
Posted By SMcVicker91
The combination of downhill/tailwind/light disc...

The combination of downhill/tailwind/light disc did most of the work I think.

I've only gone out to the field once since I made this video, tried to focus on staying upright, but couldn't quite...
Forum: Form Analysis/Critique 06-13-2014, 12:18 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,460
Posted By SMcVicker91
I have an odd question relevant to what you...

I have an odd question relevant to what you talked about here, mainly the bolded.

Baseball players will put a weight on their bat whenever they're warming up on deck. In the way that they must...
Forum: Form Analysis/Critique 06-10-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 604
Posted By SMcVicker91
Thanks for the critique and thorough explanation....

Thanks for the critique and thorough explanation. Very insightful videos as well that helped further explain, especially the 2nd video when he talks about posture. Thanks a bunch. Can't wait to work...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 06-07-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,299
Posted By SMcVicker91
This simple grip advice was really useful....

This simple grip advice was really useful. Cheers!



That is how I practice all of my standstills now :)


I posted some youtubage of me driving here so that I can further be assisted: ...
Forum: Form Analysis/Critique 06-07-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 604
Posted By SMcVicker91
Finally some video footage, please critique!

This is me throwing 4 drives first in real time then slow motion. It looks so weird from the third person. I think some funky things are going on. Help set me straight!

my last throw was probably...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 05-30-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,299
Posted By SMcVicker91
Thanks for clearing that up. Hopefully I'll have...

Thanks for clearing that up. Hopefully I'll have some footage soon.
Forum: Technique & Strategy 05-30-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,299
Posted By SMcVicker91
I worded that very poorly. I keep my head up but...

I worded that very poorly. I keep my head up but not at the target, so I'm looking perpendicular out toward the distance, and allow my hips/shoulder rotation to bring my head around toward the target...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 05-29-2014, 10:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,299
Posted By SMcVicker91
Also @ZTay, I settled on an F5(400) and a...

Also @ZTay, I settled on an F5(400) and a Fuse(Gold) and anxiously waiting for them to get here. I couldn't resist buying 2 more 175g kc pro aviars either to make putting practice more efficient.
Forum: Technique & Strategy 05-29-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,299
Posted By SMcVicker91
Alright so finally got out today and got...

Alright so finally got out today and got throwin'. This is the first time in a long time I've really felt progress. Granted I could still throw farther when I was throwing the wrong way, but my...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 05-28-2014, 11:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,300
Posted By SMcVicker91
From someone who has thrown bh for most of his dg...

From someone who has thrown bh for most of his dg "career" and is now trying to re-learn the right way, a lot of good advice has already been offered.

Focusing from the hit back (hammer pound /...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 05-27-2014, 03:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,299
Posted By SMcVicker91
Thanks for that advice, I have been thinking...

Thanks for that advice, I have been thinking about discing down. Taking the highspeed discs out of the bag I'm left with:
Aviar kc pro 172g
Roc kc pro 170g
eagle kc pro 170g
teebird kc pro 171g...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 05-26-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,299
Posted By SMcVicker91
Problem is I don't have access to a quality...

Problem is I don't have access to a quality camera. :(




I see, so the heel pivot is due to having a higher base speed and is not related to arm speed or weight shift.
Forum: Technique & Strategy 05-26-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,299
Posted By SMcVicker91
I also forgot to mention how it seems there is a...

I also forgot to mention how it seems there is a lot of conflicting things from one video to another. Like in the dan beto right pec drill, he pivotes on the front of his foot instead of the heel on...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 05-26-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,299
Posted By SMcVicker91
Should I go back to square one? (driving)

hey I've been playing for a few years now and the last 2 months I've really been dedicating time for practice and improvement. Everything but the last paragraph is just background information of me...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 07-20-2012, 02:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 964
Posted By SMcVicker91
random tip that helped me a lot

hi guys, i'm not good at disc golf or anything but i have gotten a lot better thanks to a local pro who was kind enough to chuck some discs with me. so this tip is for people struggling to hit...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-02-2012, 01:35 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,078
Posted By SMcVicker91
Oh lord. Was it filmed?

Oh lord. Was it filmed?
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-25-2012, 11:43 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,536
Posted By SMcVicker91
I once landed a disc on top of a restroom...

I once landed a disc on top of a restroom facility pictured here:

http://www.dgcoursereview.com/course_pics/4276/35b7d8b6.jpg

I landed on the right side about 2 feet from the edge. It's about...
Forum: DGCR Announcements & News 05-24-2012, 11:34 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,042
Posted By SMcVicker91
Charlie Vettiner, holes 13 and 15. Being...

Charlie Vettiner, holes 13 and 15. Being relatively new and a BH thrower, it's easy to forget about the forehand. On those particular holes (especially 15) it was SOOO much easier with a FH, and I...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 05-24-2012, 03:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,469
Posted By SMcVicker91
It's Charlie Vettiner in Louisville, KY. It's a...

It's Charlie Vettiner in Louisville, KY. It's a great course for sure.
Forum: Technique & Strategy 05-24-2012, 02:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,469
Posted By SMcVicker91
Yeah this problem is very typical for us newbies...

Yeah this problem is very typical for us newbies to get sucked into apparently. This guy explains exactly what I was doing at 6:40 in this video:

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Luckily I found this forum and...
Forum: DGCR Announcements & News 05-24-2012, 01:13 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,042
Posted By SMcVicker91
I have, it completely fixed 2 holes that I would...

I have, it completely fixed 2 holes that I would struggle with every time. I actually wish I could comment on a Hole Tip. Like if when I click the button that I found it helpful, it would be cool if...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 05-23-2012, 03:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,469
Posted By SMcVicker91
Alright, so I'm sticking with it. I just played...

Alright, so I'm sticking with it. I just played 36 holes today trying to get better form. To my surprise by the end of the day I was throwing it better and better. There were a couple instances where...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 05-21-2012, 10:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,469
Posted By SMcVicker91
Yeah, when I released them straight they went...

Yeah, when I released them straight they went short and left. And yeah, I forgot about about the 2 steps back, feels more like falling off the stairs completely :P

You're the one who knows better...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 05-21-2012, 08:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,469
Posted By SMcVicker91
Thanks again for all the input here guys. I...

Thanks again for all the input here guys.

I tried some stuff out today in an open field and nothing was really working out. I know what I'm supposed to do but I can't execute at all. I did go on...
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