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View Poll Results: Are you a lefty, righty, or ambidextrous
Lefty 15 21.74%
Righty 45 65.22%
Ambidextrous 9 13.04%
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Old 04-20-2009, 09:42 AM
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Just played doubles Friday night with an ambidextrous guy (he was on the other team on our card). Weird thing is, you couldn't tell by his stance whether he was shooting righty or lefty. He stood with his feet a little wider than shoulders, facing forward, until he began his runup. He also held his disc with both hands, so you had to look really close to see which hand he was gripping with. As far as I could tell, he was equally good with both hands, although he did putt righty.
I do the same when I throw BH. I find that if I stand there and aim and concentrate, more often than not I screw it up. But if I just do a run up and throw it it does much better. I'm a righty btw.
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Old 04-20-2009, 10:31 AM
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Totally agree....in fact I would give my right hand to be ambidextrous!
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Old 04-20-2009, 10:46 AM
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Actually one of the most annoying things is scissors. Most scissors suck for a lefty, - I think you should add backhand or sidearm to your poll, since I am a lefty sidearmer - my throws are the exact same as righty backhanders. So, no advantage. It was easier to ball golf and bat right-handed growing up, so I learned that, but I couldn't imagine throwing right - just feels too weird.
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Old 04-20-2009, 12:09 PM
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I'm a righty here. I have been working on really short putts and flicks with the left though. Still not very good but working on it.
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Old 04-20-2009, 12:53 PM
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LEFTIES JUST AREN'T RIGHT......AND VICE-VERSA.
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Old 04-20-2009, 01:11 PM
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Just played doubles Friday night with an ambidextrous guy (he was on the other team on our card). Weird thing is, you couldn't tell by his stance whether he was shooting righty or lefty. He stood with his feet a little wider than shoulders, facing forward, until he began his runup. He also held his disc with both hands, so you had to look really close to see which hand he was gripping with. As far as I could tell, he was equally good with both hands, although he did putt righty.
sounds like you were talking about me. were you in California last week? lol
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Old 04-20-2009, 01:43 PM
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That's an awful long drive to play for a $100 pot
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Old 04-20-2009, 01:49 PM
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it was just funny because so many people i meet on the course say the same thing and describe me to other players like that. i putt right handed and have the same starting position for both right and left hand throws. although my right had is longer it is not as accurate.
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I just want to remind everybody that the left side of the body is controlled by the right side of the brain, so when it comes to being in your right mind, well....


And to me, designing courses that predominately challenge right handers more is a design flaw (which I wish I could take better advantage of). This southpaw demands more lefty anhyzer holes.
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according to Neurologists left handed people have a statistical advantage in activities relating to creativity and spatial awareness. Disc Golf=creativity and spatial awareness. I need any excuse to make up for shortcomings!
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