Disc Golf Tips and Technique: Driving with Dan Beato (Video)

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Disc Golf Tips and Technique: Driving with Dan Beato (Video)

Post by edrift101 » Tue Dec 02, 2008 8:26 am

This tips and technique video covers driving and features Dan Beato (aka masterbeato). Dan works us back from the hit and explains how he shifts his weight and generates the power needed for a 500 ft drive. Enjoy!

Videographer: Lucas Weide

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nED7gcXobEo
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Post by black udder » Tue Dec 02, 2008 8:53 am

That's awesome! Thanks Dan and everybody else for helping this get done. Great work, Dan. Looking forward to seeing some of the other stuff.

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Re: Disc Golf Tips and Technique: Driving with Dan Beato (Video)

Post by bcsst26 » Tue Dec 02, 2008 10:06 am

This is great. Thanks for all the hard work guys. This video shows so much and helps put all the articles together. I actually know now what it means to punch toward the target. Just couldn't get it before. These will help me this winter rebuild my throw. Can't wait for the other videos. Thanks again!

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Re: Disc Golf Tips and Technique: Driving with Dan Beato (Video)

Post by Jesse B 707 » Tue Dec 02, 2008 10:54 am

Excellent! man that came out great!! i was expecting something a bit more janky but that was official like a referee with a whistle. thanks a lot to Beato and the rest of the guys for putting this together. I look foreword to more :)

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Re: Disc Golf Tips and Technique: Driving with Dan Beato (Video)

Post by Jerrod » Tue Dec 02, 2008 11:01 am

Excellent video guys! Thank you!

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Re: Disc Golf Tips and Technique: Driving with Dan Beato (Video)

Post by Leopard » Tue Dec 02, 2008 11:07 am

:D :D
best video tutorial ever. nice work!

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Post by Blink » Tue Dec 02, 2008 11:30 am

Your swing looks kinda like Justin Bunnell's, especially with that leg kick.

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Re: Disc Golf Tips and Technique: Driving with Dan Beato (Video)

Post by JR » Tue Dec 02, 2008 12:01 pm

This thread needs to be stickied.

Excellent work guys! Thank you so much. This video saves so many word in writing.

Sorry to sprinkle a few drop on the parade. Hope you could have picked a better example throw to be the last throw. Dan wasn't as weight forward as he should've been but otherwise I wouldn't wanna stand in front of him when he's throwing or punching. Boom!

It's extra nice how well you caught the sounds of the discs flying. The only more wicked sounding throws I've heard was in person seeing Vile Piippo train thumbers. It was like a meaner sound to Dan's throws cut like a car engine hitting the RPM limiter. A tearing combined with chuffing noise. It was louder much louder. Really wicked sounding.

Somehow I think Ville eats spinach on top of being unnaturally athletic. We're all bitches when it comes to muscles compared to that hulk. Sorry Dan you're a big fella but man... Yeah that guy really works out. It'd be interesting to see him in a gym with Avery Jenkins both doing a hard weight exercise. Then we all could go home and cry :mrgreen:

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Re: Disc Golf Tips and Technique: Driving with Dan Beato (Video)

Post by SkaBob » Tue Dec 02, 2008 12:26 pm

How far was the putter throw (second to last) and how far was the final drive in the video?

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Post by Jesse B 707 » Tue Dec 02, 2008 12:53 pm

JR wrote:This thread needs to be stickied.

Excellent work guys! Thank you so much. This video saves so many word in writing.

Sorry to sprinkle a few drop on the parade. Hope you could have picked a better example throw to be the last throw. Dan wasn't as weight forward as he should've been but otherwise I wouldn't wanna stand in front of him when he's throwing or punching. Boom!

It's extra nice how well you caught the sounds of the discs flying. The only more wicked sounding throws I've heard was in person seeing Vile Piippo train thumbers. It was like a meaner sound to Dan's throws cut like a car engine hitting the RPM limiter. A tearing combined with chuffing noise. It was louder much louder. Really wicked sounding.

Somehow I think Ville eats spinach on top of being unnaturally athletic. We're all bitches when it comes to muscles compared to that hulk. Sorry Dan you're a big fella but man... Yeah that guy really works out. It'd be interesting to see him in a gym with Avery Jenkins both doing a hard weight exercise. Then we all could go home and cry :mrgreen:
for as monstrous as he looks in videos Avery is not all that big in person (very athletic though, he obviously works out,bitches). I am 6-2 myself though so not that big could be a relative thing. on a related note Val is much cuter in person too :oops:

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Re: Disc Golf Tips and Technique: Driving with Dan Beato (Video)

Post by masterbeato » Tue Dec 02, 2008 1:35 pm

JR wrote:
Sorry to sprinkle a few drop on the parade.
It's all good, I actually do not work out at all the only thing I do is play Disc.
SkaBob wrote:How far was the putter throw (second to last) and how far was the final drive in the video?
My putter throw went about 125' range. That's the throw I use for anything 125' and beyond. It is a bit different on the shorter ones that are right outside my jump putt reach. (Look at hole 12 in the round video-second shot.)

As for my drive I would say it went roughly around the 440'-460' range.

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Re: Disc Golf Tips and Technique: Driving with Dan Beato (Video)

Post by niuvalleycane » Tue Dec 02, 2008 2:20 pm

Yeah MB, thanks for the tutorial, I gots to get my field work in 8)

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Post by masterbeato » Tue Dec 02, 2008 2:34 pm

niuvalleycane wrote:Yeah MB, thanks for the tutorial, I gots to get my field work in 8)
No problem!

There will be more in the future this coming spring where I will touch more on the Wrist extension, follow through, and lines.

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Post by black udder » Tue Dec 02, 2008 2:37 pm

masterbeato wrote:
niuvalleycane wrote:Yeah MB, thanks for the tutorial, I gots to get my field work in 8)
No problem!

There will be more in the future this coming spring where I will touch more on the Wrist extension, follow through, and lines.
and obtaining snap. dunno if there is anymore or not, but hip to torso rotation to arm pull and finish. The simple stuff that throwers take for granted. How your feet are set, where your toes point, are the feet side by side or toe to heel alignment, etc. There are a bunch of little things that need to be discussed so it "clicks" for people what generates the disc speed necessary to throw further.

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Re: Disc Golf Tips and Technique: Driving with Dan Beato (Video)

Post by Bradley Walker » Tue Dec 02, 2008 2:59 pm

MB,

At 4:39 to 4:40 you do something that I am trying to learn. The disc is "presented" forward at a critical moment in the X step. Then you crank back from there.

I believe this is not random event and does something to sync the upper and lower body. Nearly all the best players do it.

It is like the hand goes forward and the weight goes back. Then when you crank the opposite occurs. It is slingshot effect windup.

I wish Blake would comment on this. I think it is critical for developing true short tee power.

When I do it, it is out of time just slightly. It should be like 1-2-3. Mine is like 1-2, 2,, 2, 3!!

Damn good form BTW. Nicely done. More.

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