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Forum: Technique & Strategy 06-19-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,765
Posted By Rockwell
How big of a problem are foot faults?

If you are a competitive golfer, do you notice many players foot faulting during throws? (especially fairway drives) Do you mind?

If you are a beginner and want to learn and practice where to put...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-09-2015, 12:22 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,208
Posted By Rockwell
It does seem that most of the tees the top women...

It does seem that most of the tees the top women play on tour are designed for top male power. But consider if disc golfs most accurate woods playing female chose to only play tournament rounds on...
Forum: Form Analysis/Critique 05-08-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 525
Posted By Rockwell
Try this drill if you are still having trouble: ...

Try this drill if you are still having trouble:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vg3Dxd1Yvco
Forum: Technique & Strategy 05-08-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,647
Posted By Rockwell
The good news is that you have a lot of untapped...

The good news is that you have a lot of untapped potential for distance. To reiterate what others have said:
1) Do not ever grab the disc with your left hand.
2) Use your height and length to your...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-06-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,534
Posted By Rockwell
Marketing a frisbee to this demographic is not a...

Marketing a frisbee to this demographic is not a bad strategy for a disc golf company. In fact, it is probably wise and proven. But I was juxtaposing that approach to what I consider a more...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-06-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,534
Posted By Rockwell
Best at standing out on a shelf: MVP and Vibram ...

Best at standing out on a shelf: MVP and Vibram
Best at getting on shelves: Innova
Best Customer Service: Not sure but this is a big deal with DG's tournament and retail culture. Anyone have an...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-06-2015, 03:33 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,534
Posted By Rockwell
Professional Look/Feel across the board:...

Professional Look/Feel across the board: Discmania (aside from their name)
Many of the others just seem like toys marketed to preteens.

Best Video production: Innova/Discmania with SpinTV
Best...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 05-06-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,198
Posted By Rockwell
I've played all of the Charlotte courses and RL...

I've played all of the Charlotte courses and RL Smith had the best mix of fun and beauty in my opinion. Great course to add to your itinerary.
Forum: Technique & Strategy 09-19-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,050
Posted By Rockwell
While backhand distance is often a case of form...

While backhand distance is often a case of form over strength, I think forehands just inherently rely more on natural throwing strength/speed past a certain distance. I believe the same is true of...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 08-28-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,073
Posted By Rockwell
You could also do a ratings based version. Maybe...

You could also do a ratings based version. Maybe people rated >930 play normal cali, and people <930 play super cali. (or whatever the average rating of your group is)

I've seen poor players get...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 07-30-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,227
Posted By Rockwell
Also, do you have a practice drill that you do...

Also, do you have a practice drill that you do that works wonders?

I'll be creating more of these videos and inspiration is welcome.
Forum: Technique & Strategy 07-30-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,227
Posted By Rockwell
Throwing too high? Try this.

Here's a quick drill to level those sky-high throws out:
vg3Dxd1Yvco
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-18-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 9,560
Posted By Rockwell
Do the Major Disc manufacturers have aero...

Do the Major Disc manufacturers have aero engineers on staff who understand all this stuff, or are they making molds through guess and check?
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-18-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 9,560
Posted By Rockwell
You are probably right. But the magnus effect...

You are probably right. But the magnus effect wouldn't only touch the very small vertical edge, but also the top and bottom beveled edges. Like the curved side of a baseball of soccerball.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-18-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 9,560
Posted By Rockwell
If the magnus effect is what is causing the turn,...

If the magnus effect is what is causing the turn, it makes sense that we see the effect heightened dramatically when throwing into a headwind, and lessened when throwing into a tailwind.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-18-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 9,560
Posted By Rockwell
Could someone explain, in fine detailed physics,...

Could someone explain, in fine detailed physics, the flight of a Thumber?
Forum: Newbie Intros and Q&A 07-15-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,798
Posted By Rockwell
Two Ideas: 1) Play a lot of catch with a...

Two Ideas:

1) Play a lot of catch with a putter and a friend. Just try to throw it smooth to him so he doesn't have to move much to catch it. Don't worry about footwork or mechanics too much while...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 07-09-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,837
Posted By Rockwell
Yeah, it's weird but I've been in positions...

Yeah, it's weird but I've been in positions before where I was almost feeling bad when I did make a good shot in a tournament because I was scared of being called a bagger. When I play up, however, I...
Forum: Newbie Intros and Q&A 07-09-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,825
Posted By Rockwell
An Aha! moment I like to share with new players:...

An Aha! moment I like to share with new players: You don't have to look where you are throwing. In fact, you shouldn't.
Forum: Technique & Strategy 07-09-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,837
Posted By Rockwell
Decide which you enjoy more for this tournament...

Decide which you enjoy more for this tournament season:
Trying to Beat people you should beat, or Trying to beat people that are ranked higher than you. Both are skills and both can be practiced...
Forum: Bags / Carts / Straps / Tags 07-09-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 861
Posted By Rockwell
7 Years with a competition bag and phenix straps...

7 Years with a competition bag and phenix straps and it has held up nicely through lots of tournament play in good and bad weather.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-01-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 20,126
Posted By Rockwell
I would propose a sign up period where everyone...

I would propose a sign up period where everyone who wanted to could sign up. However, at the end of that period, if a division has over filled, we eliminate players based on ratings. That way the...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-30-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 283
Views: 20,126
Posted By Rockwell
Loomis, you speak of the sport GROWING as meaning...

Loomis, you speak of the sport GROWING as meaning we need to let everyone play in the world championships.

I see the sport GROWING and it has led to a more elite World Championships where it...
Forum: Hole of the Day 06-24-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 995
Posted By Rockwell
This is one of my home courses, so here are some...

This is one of my home courses, so here are some notes:

White Tee: Deceivingly hard hole. To go straight at it you must keep it quite low under the branches but keep it from hitting the ground...
Forum: Tournaments 06-09-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,597
Posted By Rockwell
You are meant to keep your opponent's score and...

You are meant to keep your opponent's score and your own in the space provided. This is a good checks and balances way to do it, and based on the model that competitive ball golf uses. Growing up...
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