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Old 03-06-2014, 01:39 PM
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It feels uncomfortable to me also but I try to get it at least over the inside rim's edge. Closer to the center helps maintain hyzer angles but I think the key to focus on is getting as much of your thumb's surface area in contact with the plate. I find it helps to keep the disc from lying flush against your palm also.
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Old 03-06-2014, 03:01 PM
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try taking the disc out of the palm of your hand like MJ does, that has worked for me but I tuck all four fingers under the rim: 1:45ish
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Old 03-27-2014, 10:06 AM
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Update

So I took MJ's advice and started using a fan grip (or a modified one) and have seen alot of improvement in my consistancy and accuracy from my shorter range stuff.
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Old 03-27-2014, 11:17 AM
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I have finally accepted the fact that I have small hands and stubby fingers. I have always had a problem with shanking off drives at what seems to be random times. My form definitely has a lot to do with it, but I have been cleaning it up and have seen more distance, I just continue to shank one or two per round (off the tee, rarely on approaches.)

I normally do not like gimmicky things and feel that two finger grips and the like are just that, gimmicky. However, I may need to forgo my pride and try new things. Any suggestions or similar experiences?

FYI my definition of a shank is releasing the disc too soon, I rarely grip lock.
From my understanding and from lots of reading, you actually want the disc to be released slightly early
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Old 03-27-2014, 01:06 PM
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Some people compensate by buying a big truck.
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Old 03-27-2014, 01:33 PM
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From my understanding and from lots of reading, you actually want the disc to be released slightly early
Yeah, but for me it was way early. Like 45 degrees left. My form sucks though It could just be mental but the fan grip has worked wonders for my backhand the last two weeks.

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Some people compensate by buying a big truck.
I just bought my wife a minivan, does that count?

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Old 03-28-2014, 09:26 AM
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I just bought my wife a minivan, does that count?
I think buying a minivan is the opposite of compensating. Bonus points for keeping the wife happy!
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