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Forum: General Disc Golf Chat Yesterday, 05:46 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 4,202
Posted By DiscFifty
So let's see.....product for the masses? nope......

So let's see.....product for the masses? nope... Cool looking stamps? nope... ok...Catchy names? uh...nope. So there you go then....
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 03-24-2015, 03:03 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 6,727
Posted By DiscFifty
All we need is a simple rule update: "From within...

All we need is a simple rule update: "From within 30ft of the basket, all shots must be made with both feet [whether on the ground or in the air] behind the player's marker at the time the disc is...
Forum: Course Design 03-23-2015, 01:40 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,515
Posted By DiscFifty
Not only do we need more difficult greens, we...

Not only do we need more difficult greens, we need better creative fairway design. But we're in a catch 22 phase with the game right now, in order to capture the spectator audience, they need to see...
Forum: Newbie Intros and Q&A 03-21-2015, 01:06 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 918
Posted By DiscFifty
Welcome fellow Jurassic disc golfer. ;) Long...

Welcome fellow Jurassic disc golfer. ;) Long story short...go out and buy a 175g SS Wizard (putter) and take a few weeks and just throw that disc all over the place until you can throw it level,...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 03-18-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,102
Posted By DiscFifty
I'm also a GM and dealing with a partial meniscus...

I'm also a GM and dealing with a partial meniscus tear. But as I've said before, this may have been a blessing in disguise. Since I've had to slow down and learn how to lean forward so I pivot...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 03-18-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 337
Posted By DiscFifty
http://www.pdga.com/documents/divisions-ratings-po...

http://www.pdga.com/documents/divisions-ratings-points-factors

Read the section near the bottom of the pdf in regards to pros playing am events. Keep in mind, td's don't always verify ratings...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 03-18-2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 568
Posted By DiscFifty
Right. Sorry I didn't make myself more clear....

Right. Sorry I didn't make myself more clear. Sometimes it's kind of crazy to be playing against guys with pro ratings in the am divisions, but I guess the equalizer is supposed to be age, but that...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 03-18-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 568
Posted By DiscFifty
Right, except no cap for ams. We frequently play...

Right, except no cap for ams. We frequently play against 935+ rated players.
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 03-17-2015, 08:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 568
Posted By DiscFifty
Keep in mind in the age protected divisions there...

Keep in mind in the age protected divisions there is no ratings cap so we frequently play against guys with very high ratings.
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 03-16-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 568
Posted By DiscFifty
His number is in the 4000's and it appears he...

His number is in the 4000's and it appears he just never played any pdga events. He's tried to get his status changed to am but they won't let him, probably because how old his number is. Strange....
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 03-16-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 568
Posted By DiscFifty
Pro with no rating question

I have a friend listed as a pro, but never played a pdga event so he is not rated yet. He wants to play in the am division for his 1st tournament. Will this be doable? If not..please quote from the...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 03-15-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,042
Posted By DiscFifty
This sounds like you may have been experiencing...

This sounds like you may have been experiencing some kind of oat, wrist roll, etc, and now you've corrected your form and discs are flying more realistic for you. This is a good sign and you should...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 03-15-2015, 01:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,042
Posted By DiscFifty
This did pay off...played in a tournament today...

This did pay off...played in a tournament today (saturday) with a field of 19 Adv Grandmasters, some of the best in the state. I took home the win. (945 & 935 rated rounds) Stayed strong for all 44...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 03-13-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,042
Posted By DiscFifty
Success Stories

I didn't know where to post so I'm posting it here. Perhaps others can share their success from all the wonderful tips in this thread. :)

I knew I was getting it mentally but not quite...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 03-13-2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,294
Posted By DiscFifty
Knee problems suck because they throw all...

Knee problems suck because they throw all confidence out the door regarding x-step, pivot, plant, etc. But ironic as it may seem...since all this happened I'm throwing much better than ever. This...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 03-11-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,042
Posted By DiscFifty
Thanks for the comments. I should add that I'm in...

Thanks for the comments. I should add that I'm in tournament mode, where I'll be playing 1-2 tournaments a month for the rest of the season. I think I'm going to stick to this regime for a while and...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 03-10-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,042
Posted By DiscFifty
Play less, throw better?

So for quite a while I've been playing every day. I've had quite a few peeps tell me not to throw max-d every day. Maybe only work on your drives 2-3 times a week. And in between work on putting,...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 03-09-2015, 08:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,294
Posted By DiscFifty
Just bringing this back because I'm dealing with...

Just bringing this back because I'm dealing with this now. The pain in the inner plant knee is more than likely a meniscus tear. These are 2 cushions, one on each side, in between the knee. It's more...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 03-07-2015, 02:21 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,440
Posted By DiscFifty
[noob question] Are ratings rated equally?

Are PDGA ratings rated equally all around? For instance..If an open player and a rec player both shoot the same score, will they both have the same rating for that round? If the answer is yes, then...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 03-05-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,454
Posted By DiscFifty
To my eyes, when I watch Ricky throw it looks...

To my eyes, when I watch Ricky throw it looks like it's all about coil & wrist snap. That head tilt looks odd, wonder if he has neck stiffness?
Forum: Technique & Strategy 03-05-2015, 01:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,551
Posted By DiscFifty
True dat! :thmbup:

True dat! :thmbup:
Forum: Technique & Strategy 03-04-2015, 11:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,551
Posted By DiscFifty
You still end up in a reach back position, even...

You still end up in a reach back position, even if you are moving around the disc because your arm will extend. So perhaps not "reach back" but "arm extension". And I would also guess "wide rail arm...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 03-04-2015, 01:38 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,832
Posted By DiscFifty
hm.. maybe some peeps who are bombing, could post...

hm.. maybe some peeps who are bombing, could post close ups of their grip, both sides of the disc? This might help with the discussion. Thx.
Forum: Technique & Strategy 03-04-2015, 01:34 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,832
Posted By DiscFifty
Yah..not following that either, especially when...

Yah..not following that either, especially when the advice is to move the thumb further away from the edge. hmm... :confused:
Forum: Technique & Strategy 03-03-2015, 09:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 972
Posted By DiscFifty
Alot of distance shots are throw hyzer using us...

Alot of distance shots are throw hyzer using us discs. They are hyzer flipped, turn up, go right, fade back at the end. (rhbh) I personally have more snap, power on a hyzer then on a anny.
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