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Forum: Technique & Strategy 07-20-2016, 10:36 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,132
Posted By Rockwell
I've helped quite a few high throwers with this...

I've helped quite a few high throwers with this this drill. It overcompensates and teaches them to throw on a straighter plane. From reach back to release the disc travels on the plane you want it to...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 07-20-2016, 05:04 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,132
Posted By Rockwell
Here's one way to fix it: vg3Dxd1Yvco

Here's one way to fix it:
vg3Dxd1Yvco
Forum: Tournaments 07-06-2016, 04:43 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,139
Posted By Rockwell
Looks like there were 967 Am men who met the 1500...

Looks like there were 967 Am men who met the 1500 pts requirement to play MA1 during the 2015 season
Forum: Tournaments 07-04-2016, 11:14 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,371
Posted By Rockwell
Yes, Gold Level courses separate the good from...

Yes, Gold Level courses separate the good from the great better than pitch and putts. World's should indeed use top level courses, with a large variety of hole shapes and shot requirements, testing...
Forum: Tournaments 07-03-2016, 11:54 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,371
Posted By Rockwell
I believe there is a reason Kenny won so many...

I believe there is a reason Kenny won so many worlds, why Mcbeth and doss have had success....because the more throws you count, the better players rise to the top. A 1000 rated player may beat a...
Forum: Tournaments 07-01-2016, 09:42 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,371
Posted By Rockwell
I could see an argument for a tight 4 rounds if...

I could see an argument for a tight 4 rounds if it was going to be filmed for public consumption. Naturally, if a network ever did want to show a dg tournament they would start with the "World...
Forum: Tournaments 07-01-2016, 09:36 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,371
Posted By Rockwell
With A tiers every weekend, NTs, Majors, 2-3 new...

With A tiers every weekend, NTs, Majors, 2-3 new top tier tours and premier events: I would argue that Worlds has to differentiate itself to stay as important and relevant as it is. The longer,...
Forum: Tournaments 06-30-2016, 10:09 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,371
Posted By Rockwell
Everyone but McBeth should want it to be fewer...

Everyone but McBeth should want it to be fewer rounds. The more golf you play to determine the champion, the more likely the best players will rise to the top by the end.
Forum: Technique & Strategy 06-28-2016, 11:30 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,551
Posted By Rockwell
This Drill can help you with nose up issues: ...

This Drill can help you with nose up issues:
vg3Dxd1Yvco
Forum: Newbie Intros and Q&A 06-23-2016, 11:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 953
Posted By Rockwell
My suggestion would be to observe player's...

My suggestion would be to observe player's attitudes and game strengths throughout the round. Note a single question or two you would like to ask of someone, but save it until the round is over, or...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 05-19-2016, 03:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,349
Posted By Rockwell
As a baseball player myself, I found that...

As a baseball player myself, I found that tomahawks went further for me, perhaps due to using my fingers in a similar manner to pitch. Put your middle finger against the inside rim, with your index...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 05-16-2016, 11:23 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,311
Posted By Rockwell
Do you fellas feel the same way about forehand...

Do you fellas feel the same way about forehand and overhand distance as you do backhand? What would proper form net the average man or woman?

Ive been asked before how to throw forehands further,...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 05-16-2016, 02:06 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,311
Posted By Rockwell
If I were to ask every human to throw a 175g rock...

If I were to ask every human to throw a 175g rock (not roc) as far as they could, what is the distance they should all be able to hit with great form? Let's say it's 200'. There will be the Bo...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 05-16-2016, 01:22 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,311
Posted By Rockwell
I'm sure an 11 year old Cam Newton would impress...

I'm sure an 11 year old Cam Newton would impress on tape as well. But I can't tell my nephew that if he just tries harder he'll quarterback in the NFL. Or my wife that if she starts now and trains...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 05-16-2016, 01:06 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,311
Posted By Rockwell
She's amazing. But have you noticed that almost...

She's amazing. But have you noticed that almost all of our most effortless distance throwers in our sport started playing when they were children. There is really something to growing up using...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 05-16-2016, 12:45 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,311
Posted By Rockwell
One thing that often doesn't get mentioned on...

One thing that often doesn't get mentioned on here is that some humans just will never throw as far as others.

Take a 10 year old boy (or girl) who has perfect, smooth form that utilizes their...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-08-2016, 10:12 PM
Replies: 1,064
Views: 77,047
Posted By Rockwell
First, I think that the coverage of this...

First, I think that the coverage of this tournament looks awesome. This course and these players look great on film.

But I will say that I personally prefer watching well done live coverage...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 05-08-2016, 07:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,760
Posted By Rockwell
Try this drill:...

Try this drill: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=vg3Dxd1Yvco
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-07-2016, 09:22 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,353
Posted By Rockwell
Agreed, but I'm suggesting this not based on who...

Agreed, but I'm suggesting this not based on who would show up to watch in person at this point in history (very few), but rather, on what looks great on film, positions our sport, and differentiates...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-07-2016, 08:11 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,353
Posted By Rockwell
The ball golf aesthetic is great but it doesn't...

The ball golf aesthetic is great but it doesn't differentiate our visual appeal. Courses like Milo do.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-07-2016, 08:06 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,353
Posted By Rockwell
I would suggest that disc golf needs less of the...

I would suggest that disc golf needs less of the hyzer fest ball golf courses on film and more extremely scenic courses like the dgwt event this week. If we can position ourselves as an adventure...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 05-06-2016, 09:44 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,478
Posted By Rockwell
I always assumed the reason players throw lighter...

I always assumed the reason players throw lighter weight discs in distance competitions isn't so that their arm speed increases (minimal at the weights we throw), but that the wind could push it...
Forum: Tournaments 04-25-2016, 02:05 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 27,099
Posted By Rockwell
Congrats guys. I saw both of you make some...

Congrats guys. I saw both of you make some incredible shots over the weekend. (Josh from Saturday). Great tournament all around! I look forward to watching your putting tutorials before our next...
Forum: Tournaments 04-15-2016, 04:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,231
Posted By Rockwell
In an imagined future, I would want everyone that...

In an imagined future, I would want everyone that represented my Big 10 school to be 1000+ rated and have played competitive disc golf since they were in elementary school.
Forum: Tournaments 04-15-2016, 04:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,231
Posted By Rockwell
Our sport actually only has about a dozen Pros....

Our sport actually only has about a dozen Pros. For the rest of the world it's a side gig.

The spirit of the competition is to find out which school has the best 4 players in the nation. Why would...
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