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Old 11-22-2012, 10:13 AM
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A few years ago, I played a tournament, at a time when my wife and I were having major problems, so my head was not in the game, and I shot horrible . I was ready to quit after that, so I took a month off from playing, and that helped me make a fresh start. I feel that if your game suffers really bad, take a week or two off, and do something else and then some back to it. I also hit the practice field after a bad round to see what I was doing wrong, and see how to fix it.
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Old 11-22-2012, 12:20 PM
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69 out of 72, only a female player new to the sport and 2 kids did worse then me...put up 3 rds in the low 80s...but I had fun doing it, my first major tourney. Either you just enjoy playing or you dont, but I am pushing for a intermediate or rec catergory over here...I am NOT advanced!
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Old 11-22-2012, 02:58 PM
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I already bowl on Saturday nights... Bah. My DG League keeps doing glow rounds on Saturdays that I can't make it to now. Suxx.
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Old 11-22-2012, 03:08 PM
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Either you just enjoy playing or you dont,
Yea, I hear you loud and clear. You know you're not ever going to be the next Climo, but you have fun, and strive to get better at the same time.

A bad round of disc golf is better than lounging on the couch.
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Old 11-22-2012, 03:17 PM
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usually when I feel like quitting, it's because I'm missing putts.
Horror Story of My Life.
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Old 11-23-2012, 03:49 PM
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Not exactly related to OP's thread, but still ironic. I just was hired at a bowling alley on Wednesday. I now will be playing less disc golf due to working in the bowling alley, and thus bowling more often. I'd rather be discing !
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Old 11-23-2012, 04:10 PM
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Not exactly related to OP's thread, but still ironic. I just was hired at a bowling alley on Wednesday. I now will be playing less disc golf due to working in the bowling alley, and thus bowling more often. I'd rather be discing !
paging Alanis Morissette...
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Old 11-23-2012, 04:16 PM
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paging Alanis Morissette...
not a big fan of hers, so over my head...
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Old 11-24-2012, 05:12 PM
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Back 2 months ago i went to play at a course and lost 3 discs. That was the worst game of my life.
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Old 11-25-2012, 10:47 AM
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I know the feeling! I've been putting in a ton of work in the field and at the course, trying to clean up my form. But now my distance is down, I'm still inconsistent and I feel like Im even more inconsistent now, and no matter what I do OAT keeps showing up in my form.

I just got done with an extremely disappointing field session. And it's making me think maybe I should stop trying to improve and just go back to being a torque monkey. Competitive sports have always been fun to me, but it usually came easy to me... This is frustrating and even though I want to play tournaments and be competitive, working this hard on my technique for months now, and seeing no improvement really makes me want to stop putting in the work in the field, ignore conventional wisdom about technique, and just go back to being a torque monkey wandering the course.

/rant over

(Even though it is frustrating, I do have enough perspective to realize it's just a silly hobby and my life is really darn great anyways!)
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