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Forum: Technique & Strategy 05-11-2022, 01:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 700
Posted By navel
That's correct. Right at the start he gives a bit...

That's correct. Right at the start he gives a bit of information on his off season training.
He throws heavier AND lighter OBJECTS.

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Just throw things. Whatever and however. You...
Forum: Form Analysis/Critique 05-06-2022, 01:51 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 19,861
Posted By navel
Here's a great tip for you (and a loooooot of...

Here's a great tip for you (and a loooooot of other players too):
It's really difficult to kick the can and drift forward into the brace leg when you are tipping over the back leg into position....
Forum: Technique & Strategy 05-03-2022, 12:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,377
Posted By navel
Inertia would be the correct answer. That's the...

Inertia would be the correct answer. That's the difficult part. You can't reallt feel it statically. It has to be dynamic. That also makes the feeling quite unique, and also why it's difficult to...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 05-03-2022, 09:30 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,377
Posted By navel
Weight shift from behind - Why? Let's...

Weight shift from behind - Why?


Let's start of with an example:

Put the palm of your hand against a surface with the fingers stretched out.
Lift only your pointer finger and then try to...
Forum: Form Analysis/Critique 04-28-2022, 09:25 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,958
Posted By navel
Right now your leading shoulder acts like a pole...

Right now your leading shoulder acts like a pole with a ball and a string attached to it. Pretty difficult to sling that weight forward. Take a look at how much mass and weight is hanging heavy on...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 04-28-2022, 02:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,163
Posted By navel
It's not that easy to give good enough tips on...

It's not that easy to give good enough tips on how to make your hockey skills translate to disc golf without seeing your form right now. I am not much of a hockey player myself either. I will give it...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 04-26-2022, 04:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,163
Posted By navel
Tried thinking about the throw differently? ...

Tried thinking about the throw differently?
Your lower arm is the hockey stick. You need to feel the heavy weight of that arm and how to leverage it it like a hockey stick. Move your hinge up to...
Forum: Form Analysis/Critique 04-04-2022, 03:49 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,933
Posted By navel
Throwing a medicine ball FORWARD (or throwing out...

Throwing a medicine ball FORWARD (or throwing out water from a really big bucket), shoveling snow, bowling a ball will get you balanced on the front foot the correct way.
Throw it unbalanced and you...
Forum: Form Analysis/Critique 04-01-2022, 02:47 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,933
Posted By navel
I can elaborate a bit on these questions....

I can elaborate a bit on these questions. Everything SW is saying is correct.

1. Center of Mass is always balanced in the center. Keep that as mantra and you'll feel more balanced as a result in...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 04-01-2022, 01:59 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 18,406
Posted By navel
I was a bit sloppy with the lines and the angles...

I was a bit sloppy with the lines and the angles here, but there is some things in here as well that I think a lot of people miss.
Trying to find these imaginary lines and angles when throwing can...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 03-25-2022, 07:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,865
Posted By navel
Dragon throw in action: RJo5ah2TJzg?t=41 ...

Dragon throw in action:

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0:41 as an example.
Forum: Technique & Strategy 03-06-2022, 02:19 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 17,821
Posted By navel
Didn't really know where to put this. So here it...

Didn't really know where to put this. So here it is.

This video looks promising. First time (that I know of at least) where muscle avtivation has been analyzed in the disc golf throw. More data on...
Forum: Form Analysis/Critique 02-28-2022, 03:56 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 25,474
Posted By navel
Just think balance. Imagine dragging a sled...

Just think balance. Imagine dragging a sled laterally.

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You need balance in every direction....
Forum: Technique & Strategy 02-24-2022, 02:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 644
Posted By navel
Kristian Kuoksa working out (throwing a medicine...

Kristian Kuoksa working out (throwing a medicine ball) and throwing discs. Can you see the similarites?
https://www.instagram.com/reel/CaPE_j7smgI/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link
Can't find a way to...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 02-23-2022, 03:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 644
Posted By navel
The answer is to aim with your momentum, not with...

The answer is to aim with your momentum, not with specific parts of your body. Try throwing a medicine ball in every way possible. Feel your body directing the force where it needs to go. You wont...
Forum: Form Analysis/Critique 02-08-2022, 03:13 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,933
Posted By navel
Bowl a bowling ball left handed, throw a medicine...

Bowl a bowling ball left handed, throw a medicine ball or something moderatly heavy underhanded, hit a hockey slap shot...

Try these things slow and steady and you'll feel when things need to rock...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 01-28-2022, 05:58 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 30,637
Posted By navel
Elastic sledgehammer, a.k.a. Chinese...

Elastic sledgehammer, a.k.a. Chinese sledgehammer.

Really makes you see the shift-resistance-shift-resistance. Can't really pull with your arms. Need to wait for the "slinky hammer" to coil up...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 01-28-2022, 03:59 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 30,637
Posted By navel
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Forum: Form Analysis/Critique 01-28-2022, 03:46 AM
Replies: 283
Views: 15,174
Posted By navel
Sounds about right to me, but I get a little bit...

Sounds about right to me, but I get a little bit lost in the text. You can focus on different feels, whatever works for you, but don't overcomplicate it too much. The point I was trying to make is...
Forum: Form Analysis/Critique 01-27-2022, 08:21 AM
Replies: 283
Views: 15,174
Posted By navel
One important tip before you try to dingle your...

One important tip before you try to dingle your throwing arm from the rear / left shoulder:
Some people tend to get confused by this and try to dingle as if the left shoulder were pushed up against...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 01-24-2022, 03:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,771
Posted By navel
The big difference lies in where and how the...

The big difference lies in where and how the shoulder lever is leveraged.

The rest of the body adjusts accordingly, or vice versa. (One example being that the throwing elbow stays bent when...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 01-06-2022, 09:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 749
Posted By navel
An unnaturally long pause will lead to missed out...

An unnaturally long pause will lead to missed out power and worse accuracy. Rushing it will have the same effect.

Think of it as bowling. What would happen if you try to pause the ball at top...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 01-04-2022, 12:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 735
Posted By navel
Pretty difficult to isolate one from the other...

Pretty difficult to isolate one from the other when moving around, but I guess you already know that.
Forum: Technique & Strategy 01-04-2022, 10:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 735
Posted By navel
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Forum: Technique & Strategy 01-04-2022, 10:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 735
Posted By navel
Thanks! Staying stacked is key. You want to...

Thanks!
Staying stacked is key. You want to stay centered between your feet, not leaning and swaying back and forth.

Think about it like a skateboarder on a pump track. You are able to generate...
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