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Forum: Technique & Strategy Yesterday, 01:16 PM
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:thmbup: Great video and break down!

:thmbup: Great video and break down!
Forum: Newbie Intros and Q&A 07-30-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 458
Posted By DiscFifty
If I'm not mistaken, ultimate throwers tend to...

If I'm not mistaken, ultimate throwers tend to release heavy hyzer, so perhaps get a putter like a Wizard, etc, and learn to throw it flat, level, etc. Once you're throwing out to 200ft or so on a...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 07-30-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,581
Posted By DiscFifty
"Grip strength is extremely important. You can...

"Grip strength is extremely important. You can have all the speed, perfect timing, form and leverage, but if the disc is slipping out of your hand early, you are missing the full distance potential."...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 07-29-2015, 06:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 584
Posted By DiscFifty
"This video is private."

"This video is private."
Forum: Technique & Strategy 07-28-2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,581
Posted By DiscFifty
Super Slo Mo Videos Of Pros

Will Shusterick - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aRmNiPpVzcE

At the 49 sec mark you can really see coil, bent elbow, etc, where he gets that snap. Probably the best visual example of that I have...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 07-25-2015, 05:11 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,218
Posted By DiscFifty
You crescendo through the pull from totally...

You crescendo through the pull from totally relaxed to an explosive state. This includes your grip as well. Any energy used at the beginning of your pull is gone and won't come back later in the...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 07-24-2015, 01:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 840
Posted By DiscFifty
lol.... so true. :doh:

lol.... so true. :doh:
Forum: Tournaments 07-24-2015, 05:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 316
Posted By DiscFifty
I don't know about handicaps / pdga, but seems...

I don't know about handicaps / pdga, but seems like when players are ready to take it to the next level they play local * "minis" and after a while you learn what skill level you're at and then you...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 07-24-2015, 05:07 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 840
Posted By DiscFifty
wait.....so.....you're telling me if your DRIVE...

wait.....so.....you're telling me if your DRIVE goes ob you can take your next shot (3rd stroke) from either where it went ob OR you can re-tee from the tee pad?
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-24-2015, 04:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 520
Posted By DiscFifty
I'm no doctor either, but no stranger to pain....

I'm no doctor either, but no stranger to pain. lol.. I agree, take some time off, take some ibuprofen to help with pain/swelling. Do plenty of stretching, make sure you're hydrated, etc, etc. If the...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 07-23-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,015
Posted By DiscFifty
Yah...but remove those trees and you throw it...

Yah...but remove those trees and you throw it straight as an arrow, right? ;) lol...

fwiw...what has really helped my overall accuracy is to throw putters, at full power, and try to throw them...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 07-23-2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,015
Posted By DiscFifty
"I wanted to see if anyone had an idea of HOW...

"I wanted to see if anyone had an idea of HOW MUCH of a difference it made to their distance to go from a stand still to a run up or x-step."

If you have a great x-step, I'm sure it could be 50ft...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-22-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 425
Posted By DiscFifty
228 points for 29th @ GBO?!?! jeesh....they're a...

228 points for 29th @ GBO?!?! jeesh....they're a little liberal with the point system I guess. Thanks JC, wasn't aware of that.
Forum: Form Analysis/Critique 07-22-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 746
Posted By DiscFifty
I would also suggest that you're initial...

I would also suggest that you're initial acceleration is too fast. I would start out much slower and accelerate rapidly as you come across your chest.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-22-2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 425
Posted By DiscFifty
Question about PDGA points?

I've played the same number of tournaments so far this year compared to last. My points have more than doubled for the same number of tournaments. In a nutshell..what does that tell me as a player?...
Forum: Tournaments 07-22-2015, 04:25 AM
Replies: 766
Views: 146,348
Posted By DiscFifty
Just to be clear...are we not getting any full...

Just to be clear...are we not getting any full round coverage of the European Open or The President's Cup?
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-21-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,752
Posted By DiscFifty
That's what separates us from the pros. The...

That's what separates us from the pros. The mental game plus physical preparation. Even though these types of rounds are getting fewer and farther between, they're still there. (Just had one at sat.)...
Forum: Newbie Intros and Q&A 07-21-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,693
Posted By DiscFifty
hmm..I would just buy a stable putter and go...

hmm..I would just buy a stable putter and go throw that for a few weeks instead of worrying about all this variety of discs at this early stage. Once you can throw that putter level, straight, then...
Forum: Discs 07-21-2015, 05:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 803
Posted By DiscFifty
Just wanted to update this for those interested:...

Just wanted to update this for those interested: I've completed my mid range conversion to all GStar plastic.
Buzzz OS = Gator
Buzzz = Roc3
Buzzz SS = Mako3
Tursas = Wombat

And overall it's...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 07-21-2015, 04:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 671
Posted By DiscFifty
Backhand S-Curving Approach Shots

This is one shot I have never thrown until the past couple of months. In the past I would just hyzer around trees and hope for the best, but now I'm throwing my soft Harp or G* Gator starting out on...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 07-21-2015, 04:42 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,261
Posted By DiscFifty
I've actually done well with this type of shot...

I've actually done well with this type of shot lately. I throw a soft Harp fairly hard and it cuts the corner well and doesn't skip that far or land that far where it hits. I also just picked up a G*...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 07-21-2015, 04:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,449
Posted By DiscFifty
Because on that particular shot, in that exact...

Because on that particular shot, in that exact circumstance, (fast tail wind) most of the time I end up driving shorter than usual, making that 3 a bit harder, hence the topic of maximising distance...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-20-2015, 11:48 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,627
Posted By DiscFifty
I used to play doubles, but when I realized "best...

I used to play doubles, but when I realized "best shot" just means the local best players winning every week I stopped playing. Why doubles aren't always "alternating" I'll never know, then EVERY...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-20-2015, 11:44 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,026
Posted By DiscFifty
Not get any sleep and take an 8 on a hole plus an...

Not get any sleep and take an 8 on a hole plus an extra 2 strokes for not turning in the right score. At least that's what I did on this past sat at a PDGA tournament. #rediculous
Forum: Tournaments 07-20-2015, 05:19 AM
Replies: 322
Views: 16,016
Posted By DiscFifty
In all fairness, I don't know how they count...

In all fairness, I don't know how they count views, but I've watched that one several times, starting, stopping, forwarding to a certain spot, etc, etc. lol..
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