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Old 01-06-2015, 02:21 PM
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Pulling out of the Death Spiral

http://www.heavydisc.com/2015/01/pul...th-spiral.html

We've all been there, even Rory. Figuring out how to loosen the grips of bad luck or bad play is tough. Spent a little time writing about it - hope you guys enjoy.
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Old 01-06-2015, 02:45 PM
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When practicing throw with the front of your brain. In rounds throw with the back of your brain.
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Old 01-06-2015, 04:34 PM
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Old 01-06-2015, 04:43 PM
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Love that...is it bad that i can relate so well?
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Old 01-06-2015, 04:48 PM
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I'm pretty sure we all can. Especially if your gf came with you to the tourney.
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Old 01-06-2015, 04:59 PM
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Thanks for sharing! Your efforts help out guys like me you've never even met. Keep up the good work!

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Old 01-06-2015, 05:09 PM
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I try my best to take one shot at a time. I don't focus on whats next until its my turn on the tee. When I make a bad one I wait until its my turn again and only think of whats the best option to get myself out of trouble.
It doesnt really work. I still hit a wall after a few competitive rounds in a row and cannot putt. I am working on putting confidence to hopefully overcome that.
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Old 01-06-2015, 07:43 PM
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Dude learned to play from Happy Gilmore. To paraphrase: Go to your happy place, and then make your shot.

Seriously though, good read and thanks for sharing.

"I've stepped up to shots where it felt like I couldn't FEEL the disc. The disc felt like it weighed 5g instead of 175g. That's horrible and doesn't end well."
I have had pretty much this exact thing happen, where a putter (usually) just feels awkward and stupid in my hand. Next time I will try to go to my happy place and see if that helps.
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Old 01-06-2015, 08:33 PM
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This happens to me quite a bit. I have to stop, take some deep breaths, maybe check facebook or change the music, anything to get my mind of golf. Especially right now since I'm working on form nearly every other day, and putting, I find myself obsessing over the small things. Today during my rounds it was a vicious cycle of nose down, weight forward, follow through, snap the wrist, square reach back, etc etc. Was pretty much a mind f**k for the better part of the day.
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Old 01-06-2015, 08:56 PM
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For me, it's best if I avoid the course and stick to the field until I'm only focusing on one thing. Having one thing to focus on usually improves my play over nothing to focus on, though.
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