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Old 05-27-2013, 07:26 PM
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Youtube sucks.

This weekend, I got to see some people throw in person that I've watched a lot on youtube. Hours of watching youtube, and I've never understood what "reach back later" means. I saw about 2 throws in person; and I'm reaching back later, finally have an initial "pointing" to my throw, and am reaching back to a better spot.

Not really a question in there ... so I'll put one here. Where is the best place to go to see pros play (not including tournaments)?
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Old 05-27-2013, 07:49 PM
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Any disc golf course with a local pro. If none are nearby you may have to travel to their home course.
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Old 05-27-2013, 07:56 PM
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Collumbia, MO. is 90 miles from you. George Smith is a 1000+ rated pro living there. Shouldn't be to hard to contact him and go from there.
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Old 05-27-2013, 08:03 PM
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NOU.
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Old 05-27-2013, 08:55 PM
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Collumbia, MO. is 90 miles from you. George Smith is a 1000+ rated pro living there. Shouldn't be to hard to contact him and go from there.
I asked about the "best" place. I'm moving "away from here" not "to somewhere" in particular, so this might play a large role in where that place ends up being.

Matt: what's NOU?
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Old 05-27-2013, 08:56 PM
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To find people to watch/learn from. Sit between the first hole and second tee and wait until a really good player comes by. Ask if they have the time to give you pointers. If you're lucky, they will. Be nice and have some deference. Be willing to listen and hold back on "what you know". You'll be surprised by how much you can learn in a day.

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Old 05-27-2013, 09:07 PM
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eegor: what course? I guarantee you'll have no luck at my home course.


I'm asking where I should go to see lots of different "really good players" over time. I'm not asking where I should go this weekend to hopefully find 1 person to ask a few questions.
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Old 05-27-2013, 09:17 PM
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Does anyone know what "NOU." means?


How is T/S the wrong forum for this? ("Hey, this is how I just improved my technique and strategy. BTW, where should I go to improve my t/s more often?") Why didn't anyone tell me they moved it?
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Old 05-27-2013, 10:24 PM
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eegor: what course? I guarantee you'll have no luck at my home course.


I'm asking where I should go to see lots of different "really good players" over time. I'm not asking where I should go this weekend to hopefully find 1 person to ask a few questions.
I'm blessed to live in DFW. Lots of great players here that don't play in tourneys. Move to DFW or Austin. What else can I say? There are other hotbeds of disc golf. Some of the best instruction I ever received was in Lubbock and Odessa. A positive attitude and desire will take you farther than waiting on anything to be given to you. There are gems of knowledge everywhere. The challenge is to find them and make them yours.
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Old 05-27-2013, 11:16 PM
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I'm asking where I should go to see lots of different "really good players" over time.
Central/Western NC

Off the top of my head:

Charlotte --MJ, Cam Todd, Big Jerm, Stan McDaniel,, Matt Keats, Henry Childress, Matt Peckham, Dennis Young, Hunter Todd

Research Triangle (Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill) -- Schwebby, Brian McRee, Barry Schultz, Terry Gallops, Jeb Bryant, Mike Hoffmann, Philip Bartholomew, Elaine King, Eric Vandenberg

In between -- David Wiggins, Dave Gilstrap
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