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Forum: Form Analysis/Critique Today, 12:33 AM
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Posted By slowplastic
I think you're trying to feel the right abdomen...

I think you're trying to feel the right abdomen brace over and against the foot to hold your torso on angle while it rotates in place in space, rather than being more over your feet and having the...
Forum: Form Analysis/Critique Yesterday, 07:13 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 11,350
Posted By slowplastic
I hope this explains it. You can draw a line...

I hope this explains it. You can draw a line from your plant foot to your right shoulder and this is your current axis, rather than your torso rotating around your spine, each shoulder on either...
Forum: Discs Yesterday, 12:07 AM
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Views: 56,691
Posted By slowplastic
Whaaaat? I've been figuring out how to put mine...

Whaaaat? I've been figuring out how to put mine in the 370+ range and feeling decent about that, then you go and add 100' on that.

The speed 6 just means they glide forever.
Forum: Discs Yesterday, 12:03 AM
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Posted By slowplastic
Honestly the Thunderbird is still a good choice...

Honestly the Thunderbird is still a good choice here.

If you want more wind resistance than the FD and a more OS line, then you really need to increase in stability. The Teebirds that are fun to...
Forum: Discs 03-22-2019, 11:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 507
Posted By slowplastic
I'm surprised you hadn't been bagging a Firebird...

I'm surprised you hadn't been bagging a Firebird already. I know you love the Thunderbird, and they work so well together. Similar feel and speed to me, with the Firebird a notch less glide and a...
Forum: Discs 03-22-2019, 01:16 AM
Replies: 538
Views: 87,742
Posted By slowplastic
I like them for smoothing out there on hyzer...

I like them for smoothing out there on hyzer flips down a low ceiling fairway where you want to hit your max fairway driver distance equivalent but need the extra speed/carry to stay low. So instead...
Forum: Form Analysis/Critique 03-21-2019, 11:27 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 11,350
Posted By slowplastic
^SW got to a lot of specifics so I'll just say a...

^SW got to a lot of specifics so I'll just say a few general things.

First of all, agree with too tense and too much speed. Probably also too controlled/robotic in part of being tense. If your...
Forum: Discs 03-21-2019, 06:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 588
Posted By slowplastic
^Does tuning star or champ plastic like that keep...

^Does tuning star or champ plastic like that keep the stability change? Or does it go back to its original memory shape after a few days?

You can definitely do parking lot "practice" shots and...
Forum: Discs 03-21-2019, 12:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 588
Posted By slowplastic
^For the record I am bringing up other...

^For the record I am bringing up other molds/brands because I can execute those beat Teebird shots easier with a new or slightly worn FD/TL/Rival/JLS than I can with a fresh Teebird that is OS. ...
Forum: Discs 03-21-2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 588
Posted By slowplastic
Replacing a perfectly beat Teebird is an issue...

Replacing a perfectly beat Teebird is an issue for sure. Keep working that disc in and hopefully it will get there, and when it does it will stay at that stability for years. Other than that you...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 03-20-2019, 12:11 PM
Replies: 491
Views: 26,958
Posted By slowplastic
Yeah...they clearly know they can't produce to...

Yeah...they clearly know they can't produce to that level now so we'll see if that affects anything. I just still want to watch the final round Paul/Ricky battle so if they get around to uploading...
Forum: Form Analysis/Critique 03-20-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 937
Posted By slowplastic
^Those images are good. I would focus on the...

^Those images are good. I would focus on the balance/backswing on the left leg as a starting point too. If your backswing isn't right, then getting to the correct positions afterwards will be a...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 03-20-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 491
Views: 26,958
Posted By slowplastic
Jomez also got up early the next morning for more...

Jomez also got up early the next morning for more putting practice, by uploading the -18 round with McBeth commentary and bonus clips.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 03-20-2019, 11:48 AM
Replies: 742
Views: 59,224
Posted By slowplastic
They did a great job having all those stats in...

They did a great job having all those stats in there for distances/wind. The first couple discs I was just thinking "oh cool, that's the ranges I like my Zones and mids in"...then one of the Buzzzes...
Forum: Form Analysis/Critique 03-20-2019, 11:35 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 937
Posted By slowplastic
Yeah that's much better, you can see how your...

Yeah that's much better, you can see how your follow through brings you up onto the plant instead of continuing to fold over.

This is a new thing so I would keep throwing and play with the...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 03-19-2019, 03:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,092
Posted By slowplastic
I guess I'd look at how far does someone throw an...

I guess I'd look at how far does someone throw an Aviar, Roc, DX Teebird....then how far does a Tern/etc. go for them.

The Aviar/Roc/Teebird distance will rely on form wholly, whereas whatever...
Forum: Form Analysis/Critique 03-19-2019, 02:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 937
Posted By slowplastic
It'll look more subtle than that, but when your...

It'll look more subtle than that, but when your butt clears back your torso will swing forward. And somehow the angles work out by the time/space/angle the disc is released way in front of your...
Forum: Form Analysis/Critique 03-19-2019, 02:18 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 937
Posted By slowplastic
Work smarter, not longer. If you know you don't...

Work smarter, not longer. If you know you don't know what change to make...then don't kill yourself repeating the same thing. Film, get feedback, etc. Can always get feedback on drills indoors if...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 03-19-2019, 01:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,092
Posted By slowplastic
I realize this isn't an "average pro's...

I realize this isn't an "average pro's ability"...but it's not just disc tech that has changed the game. Pro's really are just that good.

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Forum: Form Analysis/Critique 03-19-2019, 12:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 140
Posted By slowplastic
Yeah, in general I would say you are using your...

Yeah, in general I would say you are using your arm to swing the disc back and forward, rather than turning your body back from your hips. Hips/pelvis will turn back, which turns the torso back,...
Forum: Form Analysis/Critique 03-19-2019, 12:56 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 937
Posted By slowplastic
Yeah in those still shots of you vs. Drew, your...

Yeah in those still shots of you vs. Drew, your head is aligned to your rear leg/femur and Drew's head is moving with his spine in balance, while he is balanced on the plant leg.

I would work with...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 03-18-2019, 08:03 PM
Replies: 491
Views: 26,958
Posted By slowplastic
To be fair it's probably more like 450' and...

To be fair it's probably more like 450' and change to where he landed :gross:
Forum: Technique & Strategy 03-18-2019, 07:02 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,470
Posted By slowplastic
Yeah I'm sure they do...just if it is significant...

Yeah I'm sure they do...just if it is significant enough beyond a certain threshold that affects if putts stay in or not is another matter. I'm sure it also really depends on putt style too for how...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 03-18-2019, 01:20 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,470
Posted By slowplastic
I've found really soft putters like Blowflies...

I've found really soft putters like Blowflies deform when they hit the chains and can bounce back. I want something at least stiff enough that it will make the chains absorb its momentum. I spush...
Forum: Form Analysis/Critique 03-17-2019, 11:48 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 10,131
Posted By slowplastic
^If you watch your throw frame by frame with <>...

^If you watch your throw frame by frame with <> buttons, and SW's throw at the beginning of his one leg drill video, you can really see how these movements occur between the still frames that I have...
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