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Old 10-04-2012, 11:15 AM
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Wouldn't the time be better spent putting, or learing a new shot with your dominant hand?
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Old 10-04-2012, 01:08 PM
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Wouldn't the time be better spent putting, or learing a new shot with your dominant hand?
Why limit yourself?

I am not chopping my right arm off, I am just learning to throw with my left arm.

There are some lies that are unplayable from RHBH as well as RHFH. Why wouldn't you want to be able to have another way out of trouble?
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Old 10-10-2012, 11:56 AM
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Played my 3rd lefty round last night. Huge improvement over the 1st two, which, I am sure is due to the fact that I decided to skip the x-step for now and just work on throwing from a standstill.

Anything with 60% power or more is fairly decent, anything less than that (putting especially) is bad. I am fairly happy with the discs in my bag at this point, I even found the understable discs turning a bit when thrown flat.
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Old 10-10-2012, 02:26 PM
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Reach out to All GUNK'd Up. He blew out his right shoulder and learned to throw lefty. Big, booming, lefty. I think he's back to RHBH again, but he might be able to give you some pointers.

I tried throwing lefty when my tendinitis was at its worst and it was a very weird sensation.
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Old 10-10-2012, 06:31 PM
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Too funny!
I just started working on throwing LHBH last week for a little bit. started with the Beto drill(right pec)
For 10-20 throws, then threw a few normal. Started parking the 170' hole with my putter in about 10 full throws.
I'm doing this because i can't throw RHFH to save my life and i need a left to right shot.
I'm gonna work more on both sides this weekend.
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Old 10-11-2012, 12:19 AM
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Well, you're all brave to undertake. My left hand is only good for balancing loads and WASD. I've experimented with throwing with my left and my brain can't do the math. Not a knock on women, but I definitely can sympathize with the 'girl throw', that's how it looks and goes for my left. It'd be like driving a car backwards only using the rearview mirror: A lot of practice to be not as good. I would resort to other hobbies if my right gave out. All the best to those whose primary shoulder is preventing them enjoying their sport.
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Old 10-15-2012, 02:38 PM
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How do I "make my wrist work" for putts and low power shots? It is just so unnatural for me, that I can not figure it out.

Higher power throws are not as big of a concern as some half decent technique kind of forces my wrist to work, but low power stuff is just ugly.
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Old 11-03-2012, 12:56 AM
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i've been casually experimenting with throwing off hand this year. i actually almost threw under par at my short course in town! it sure is fun to entertain the brain that way, and can only make you a better player.

you never know when you might need that shot
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Old 11-03-2012, 09:35 AM
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Rather practice forehand than leftie.
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Old 11-03-2012, 10:27 AM
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sounds too frustrating to me. i work on my stand still throws all across the board cuz thats all snow and heavy boots offer :/
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