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Forum: Technique & Strategy 11-26-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 601
Posted By Shamis
Try pressing down hard with your thumb right on...

Try pressing down hard with your thumb right on top of your index finger. To do this you have to bend your thumb. I know it's not the style of grip you'll see in the videos, but it has done quite a...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 11-24-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,606
Posted By Shamis
eat your oats

eat your oats
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-24-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,945
Posted By Shamis
Layer up, and make sure you have a spare pair of...

Layer up, and make sure you have a spare pair of shoes and socks for the ride home ;)
Forum: Discs 11-24-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,611
Posted By Shamis
Find a cheap putter, buy a stack. The only way to...

Find a cheap putter, buy a stack. The only way to get good at putting is to practice. If you don't like deep rims, I recommend the pure (i prefer zero medium plastic).
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-17-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,504
Posted By Shamis
I find valks incredibly easy to throw. I'm not a...

I find valks incredibly easy to throw. I'm not a new player, but just recently put one in my bag. flies pretty far with relatively little effort, doesn't fade out hard, and doesn't turn over too...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-17-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 348
Views: 13,424
Posted By Shamis
It definitely seems that some people pick a...

It definitely seems that some people pick a division based on the turnout, and others play it based on ratings alone.

In smaller tournaments I'll play AM1 because I know there won't be much...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 11-06-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,687
Posted By Shamis
This blog is so much better than any other...

This blog is so much better than any other literature I've found on discgolf. You should write a book man.
Forum: Technique & Strategy 11-05-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,707
Posted By Shamis
Throw the highest speed disc you have that has...

Throw the highest speed disc you have that has almost zero fade. Takes a bit of practice if you go understable since I find throwing downhill seems to make discs even less stable, but I think that's...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 10-27-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,984
Posted By Shamis
I've been using shoes with low stack height...

I've been using shoes with low stack height and/or zero drop to keep my ankle closer to the ground. This has made pivoting while driving easier on my ankle, and has generated far fewer twisted ankles...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 10-23-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,172
Posted By Shamis
I get insane back pain from putting practice. I...

I get insane back pain from putting practice. I do have tight hamstrings, and always will.

I just limit my putting practice.
Forum: Technique & Strategy 10-22-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,773
Posted By Shamis
your hand should be at #4 when you pull through...

your hand should be at #4 when you pull through your chest/stomach. When you release it should be at zero.

If you look at figure 2 on this blog post, you can easily see that all the pros have...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 10-20-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,773
Posted By Shamis
Studying the form of the pros has given me a lot...

Studying the form of the pros has given me a lot more distance recently. To say arm speed is the most important thing is a great misrepresentation of the truth. It's all about the speed the disc...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 10-20-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,750
Posted By Shamis
I own 10 Pure's in medium zero plastic. I...

I own 10 Pure's in medium zero plastic. I practice with them all, and rotate them in/out of the bag to keep similar wear. I'll use it to putt, and for upshots. I like that it will hold a straight...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 10-13-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,816
Posted By Shamis
Tomahawk putt. Practice it quite a bit from 30-40...

Tomahawk putt. Practice it quite a bit from 30-40 feet. Perfect for when my normal underhanded putt is impossible due to branches/brush/weeds etc.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 10-08-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,288
Posted By Shamis
dangerous course design is a big problem. It will...

dangerous course design is a big problem. It will result in death sooner or later.
Forum: Technique & Strategy 09-29-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,922
Posted By Shamis
Go practice with your 9 putters. Decide which one...

Go practice with your 9 putters. Decide which one you like best for actual putting. Then buy 10 of them. Practice until you never miss anything inside 30 feet.

If you can drive 400, and never...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-16-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,548
Posted By Shamis
This is hilarious

This is hilarious
Forum: Technique & Strategy 09-15-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 872
Posted By Shamis
The canyons isn't a very challenging course. But...

The canyons isn't a very challenging course. But for general mountain course excursions:
Bring more water than normal.
More sunscreen than normal.
Keep your discs close to the ground. Fading out...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-15-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,494
Posted By Shamis
Tourney play is almost always painfully slow.

Tourney play is almost always painfully slow.
Forum: Discs 09-15-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,230
Posted By Shamis
Sinus & Recycled Pure's are my favorite driving...

Sinus & Recycled Pure's are my favorite driving putters. Sinus is very stable, the Pure isn't. Both can put up sizeable controlled distance.
Forum: Technique & Strategy 09-09-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,308
Posted By Shamis
This little gif might be better than 99% of the...

This little gif might be better than 99% of the driving instructional videos on youtube.
Forum: Technique & Strategy 09-09-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,583
Posted By Shamis
I tend to do flex shots with stable discs for max...

I tend to do flex shots with stable discs for max distance. But my max is only about 400. I do find it much more consistent than hyzer flipping, but I do like to hyzer flip discs for long tunnel...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 09-04-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 10,128
Posted By Shamis
A little slippery is an understatement. Plays...

A little slippery is an understatement. Plays like ice.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 08-29-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 11,127
Posted By Shamis
As mentioned previously, tons of people play ball...

As mentioned previously, tons of people play ball golf. Most of them average about +25.

If you want a crappy little course to play there are tons of them out there, shouldn't be hard to find one....
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 08-28-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,620
Posted By Shamis
Depends on how good the player is really. If it's...

Depends on how good the player is really. If it's a long course making 2 throws on every hole tends to cause fatigue by the end of the round and that can lead to disaster. But if the Cali player...
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