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Old 07-19-2013, 10:18 AM
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Ambidextrous

Last night I played 18 holes with my brother and his boss. His boss had never played before. He did great for his first time. I noticed he was driving left handed and putting right handed. I asked him about it and he said he was completely ambidextrous. I guess that would come in really handy in disc golf. He made use of it too. Anyone here successful at switch hitting the ole disc?
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Old 07-19-2013, 10:35 AM
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I am not ambidextrous because I'm much better right handed overall, but I have got a 185ft ace left handed, on a hole guarded by trees. Best score playing all left hand was +6. Best score driving left handed but approaching and putting right handed was -2.

I have thrown lhbh in league games on select holes and parred the holes I did it on.

I Find left hand putter flicks 20 feet are useful if you are behind a mando or stuck In a bush near the basket and it's your only option.
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Old 07-19-2013, 10:42 AM
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Being able to throw off handed has come in handy a few times for me, but only for escape shots really. I broke my throwing wrist a few months ago and had to go 6 weeks throwing lefty. It's surprising how fast you can improve though. I also found that once I was healed and recalibrated my right hand, I was throwing a few strokes lower than before.
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Old 07-19-2013, 10:55 AM
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I learned the sidearm that I dont have to learn left handed driving. But at some point i was trying if learning lefty or sidearm would be faster...
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Old 07-19-2013, 10:57 AM
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wish i could pull this off but meh.. i throw righty but write left handed so might be able to figure it out with practice but... watching nikko just bust out left bombs is insano
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Old 07-19-2013, 11:00 AM
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This topic just came up a while back:

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Old 07-19-2013, 11:40 AM
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I need to suggest to my wife to try left handed. She broke here arm in several places before we got married and after a couple surgeries she has limited motion in her right arm..
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Old 07-19-2013, 11:45 AM
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wish i could pull this off but meh.. i throw righty but write left handed so might be able to figure it out with practice but... watching nikko just bust out left bombs is insano
Nikko? Locastro? Is there some video proof of that?

I can throw of handed (about 250ft) and it definitly helps for certain situations. But I do have more accuracy and distance right handed. I'm not sure if I should practice more with my left or if this takes away valuable practice time from my right. Or if it is worth it since I have a solid forehand?
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Old 07-19-2013, 11:52 AM
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Chris Sprague an Innova sponsored pro from the Quad Cities is ambidextrous.
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Old 07-19-2013, 12:00 PM
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Chris Sprague an Innova sponsored pro from the Quad Cities is ambidextrous.
love watching that guy putt. when he is straddling you are never quite sure which hand it will come out of.
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