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Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-15-2017, 02:23 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 12,088
Posted By Rockwell
Don't many of us really enjoy those holes that...

Don't many of us really enjoy those holes that would be a "par 2" and would hate to see them lengthened for the sake of length? (now if they want to plant more trees or move earth around and make the...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-15-2017, 02:06 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 12,088
Posted By Rockwell
Perhaps we need to extend our definition of what...

Perhaps we need to extend our definition of what a putt is to include many approach shots that we intend to land near the basket. These essentially mimic a ball golf long putt from the fringe that...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-12-2017, 04:47 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 12,088
Posted By Rockwell
Personally, I very much enjoy many of the holes...

Personally, I very much enjoy many of the holes that play as par 2s, and I would hate to have to lengthen every hole to mcbeast par 3 range. (Did you see him three a 1230' hole twice during the...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-11-2017, 11:38 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 12,088
Posted By Rockwell
If we scale a ball golf green up so that the ball...

If we scale a ball golf green up so that the ball is the same size as our discs and the cup is the same size as our baskets, you would get a green that was roughly the size of our current Par Three...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-08-2017, 10:17 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 9,890
Posted By Rockwell
Well, I'm excited about this thing. Any ideas on...

Well, I'm excited about this thing. Any ideas on how registration will work? First come first serve at a specific time on march 7?
Forum: Tournaments & Leagues 01-31-2017, 04:55 PM
Replies: 498
Views: 35,313
Posted By Rockwell
Loved the Aussie coverage from spin tv. I...

Loved the Aussie coverage from spin tv.

I put it up on the big screen and the wife said "hey, this is actually entertaining." Because she remembers what I used to have to watch.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-19-2017, 01:01 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,757
Posted By Rockwell
I've played in 4 serious tourneys using stoke and...

I've played in 4 serious tourneys using stoke and distance plus lots of ropes. Ledgestone and collegiate nationals among them. It is actually some of the most heart pounding golf I've played....
Forum: Technique & Strategy 12-07-2016, 04:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 826
Posted By Rockwell
Here's one to try that starts low and works out...

Here's one to try that starts low and works out of it. vg3Dxd1Yvco
Forum: Discs 12-06-2016, 02:02 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,915
Posted By Rockwell
Depends how you throw and what courses you'll be...

Depends how you throw and what courses you'll be throwing.

Driving Putter (Wizard?) or Straight Mid (Buzzz?) if you'll be throwing backhand on shorter courses. Overstable Driver if you will be...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 12-06-2016, 01:54 AM
Replies: 382
Views: 35,293
Posted By Rockwell
Valley View / Private Course in Indiana This...

Valley View / Private Course in Indiana
This layout has everything I want in a disc golf course. Itís secluded, tough, mix of elevations and angles, multi-shot holes, tight wooded lines and long...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 11-27-2016, 02:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,717
Posted By Rockwell
If you are lucky enough to have a friend, I...

If you are lucky enough to have a friend, I suggest playing catch with a putter as the first place to start learning how discs fly differently than frisbees.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-16-2016, 01:52 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 7,070
Posted By Rockwell
It's funny, when I learned to play dg in the...

It's funny, when I learned to play dg in the Carolina woods, which aren't windy and require a lot of shot shaping, I had a bag full of straight to understable stuff.

Now, in Indiana and Nebraska...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 10-27-2016, 01:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,566
Posted By Rockwell
Yes to this. I focus on hitting the first gap...

Yes to this. I focus on hitting the first gap with the right speed and angle to hit the second gap too.
Forum: Technique & Strategy 07-20-2016, 11:36 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,891
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, 06:04 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,891
Posted By Rockwell
Here's one way to fix it: vg3Dxd1Yvco

Here's one way to fix it:
vg3Dxd1Yvco
Forum: Tournaments & Leagues 07-06-2016, 05:43 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,029
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 & Leagues 07-05-2016, 12:14 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,315
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 & Leagues 07-04-2016, 12:54 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,315
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 & Leagues 07-01-2016, 10:42 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,315
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 & Leagues 07-01-2016, 10:36 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,315
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 & Leagues 06-30-2016, 11:09 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,315
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, 12:30 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,343
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, 12:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,314
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, 04:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,016
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 05-17-2016, 12:23 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,432
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,...
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