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Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 11-29-2019, 05:32 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,991
Posted By rhatton1
I suspect the rule would have come about by...

I suspect the rule would have come about by someone (and there's always that guy) placing an umbrella upright in the ground on a line halfway between the basket and the player for a putt.

It's...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 11-28-2019, 09:22 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,984
Posted By rhatton1
I bag a champion Firebird The disc is my get...

I bag a champion Firebird

The disc is my get out of jail free disc.

To have the surefire knowledge that it's going to flex out of any angle you put on it and it will nearly always give you a...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 11-21-2019, 03:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,420
Posted By rhatton1
from post 1 "nearly identical except for the...

from post 1 "nearly identical except for the momentum."

Both things mentioned are due to more momentum going in.
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 11-21-2019, 03:59 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,991
Posted By rhatton1
I'm going to get a "you are a tiger" card printed...

I'm going to get a "you are a tiger" card printed for a time when we are on a card together. That bad boy is getting played all day. :D
Forum: Course Design 11-20-2019, 03:33 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 9,248
Posted By rhatton1
This reminds me of the changes to the Jackson...

This reminds me of the changes to the Jackson course at IDGC. I've never played so this is just observations from video but in my mind the signature and joy of a Houck course are stands of trees in...
Forum: Newbie Intros and Q&A 11-19-2019, 05:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 923
Posted By rhatton1
There are some facebook swap sites - UK used and...

There are some facebook swap sites - UK used and new discs or something like that. Posting for what you are after normally gets responses.

There are a lot more players than you would expect over...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 11-11-2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 730
Posted By rhatton1
So you've met James before then ;)

So you've met James before then ;)
Forum: Technique & Strategy 11-08-2019, 07:30 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,352
Posted By rhatton1
Get to the same position with a tennis racket...

Get to the same position with a tennis racket (racket will still be lagged back pointing almost away from the target with point of contact with the ball around level with your midriff and not yet...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 11-06-2019, 03:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,116
Posted By rhatton1
It's to do with where your hand is on the disc as...

It's to do with where your hand is on the disc as the disc starts to move forward around the grips pivot point. There is greater room to pivot on the backhand vs forehand. Forehand it's at best ~...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-04-2019, 06:21 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 10,403
Posted By rhatton1
Let's take this shocking potential TD abuse on a...

Let's take this shocking potential TD abuse on a step.

What if...shock horror... someone spent years of their life lobbying councils, raising funds, walking through dense woodland, spent days and...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 10-31-2019, 12:45 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 10,403
Posted By rhatton1
Preach. I did a survey with our players to...

Preach.

I did a survey with our players to see what they actually turned up to tournaments for.

I was so gladdened by the results, the highest positive answers by far were "because...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 10-31-2019, 11:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,375
Posted By rhatton1
Change your putting practice to focus on the...

Change your putting practice to focus on the mechanics not on the outcome.

Drill down and get rid of all the unnecessary movements, simplify as much as possible. Get to a point that you can...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 10-22-2019, 08:15 AM
Replies: 360
Views: 64,331
Posted By rhatton1
Hmm. It doesn't generate carbon dioxide or...

Hmm.

It doesn't generate carbon dioxide or other greenhouse gases so certainly cleaner than oil/coal or gas emissions wise.

There are however around 30k tons of spent fuel rods currently in...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 10-18-2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,341
Posted By rhatton1
I can think of many many players that have got...

I can think of many many players that have got into the high 900's on the back of these sites. The jump over 1000 takes some innate athletic abilities or having been playing all your life.

Form...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 10-18-2019, 12:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,341
Posted By rhatton1
There are definitely a number of 1000+ rated...

There are definitely a number of 1000+ rated players that have learnt through DGR and DGCR.

Marian Ludwig (LUMA) is one that comes to mind who made very quick progress from online coaching (sW22...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 10-17-2019, 05:29 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,815
Posted By rhatton1
.....but, you know, please don't as we have more...

.....but, you know, please don't as we have more important things to do than answer such self centered questions before a tournament....
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 10-14-2019, 10:31 AM
Replies: 2,788
Views: 422,671
Posted By rhatton1
FWIW Derek Robins (Quarry Park owner) rates Ale...

FWIW Derek Robins (Quarry Park owner) rates Ale very very highly, I think he preferred it to Jarva.

But whilst you're there, pop back over to Birmingham airport for a couple of nights, easy...
Forum: Tournaments & Leagues 10-10-2019, 07:20 PM
Replies: 828
Views: 61,959
Posted By rhatton1
And the most logical thing is to accept him at...

And the most logical thing is to accept him at his word that he reinjured his ankle on the very first putt of the first round. There is video evidence to back it up. Let’s just go with that shall we.
Forum: Tournaments & Leagues 10-10-2019, 12:11 PM
Replies: 828
Views: 61,959
Posted By rhatton1
There is a logic fail in here somewhere. If...

There is a logic fail in here somewhere.

If you need a birdie to get ahead but the only way to get a birdie is for the top players to consistently execute shots beyond their abilities...
Forum: Tournaments & Leagues 10-10-2019, 08:16 AM
Replies: 828
Views: 61,959
Posted By rhatton1
Fascinating reading your design insights for the...

Fascinating reading your design insights for the USDGC, thanks for sharing them with us. Andrew has done the same at Reddit and is a great way to engage with your audience. One comment that struck...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-24-2019, 07:09 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,765
Posted By rhatton1
Are we sure he's a disc golfer and not a...

Are we sure he's a disc golfer and not a travelling serial killer?
Forum: Form Analysis/Critique 09-17-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 6,303
Posted By rhatton1
Have you got a critique from Bradley, I'm just...

Have you got a critique from Bradley, I'm just not sure you're tucking and spinning enough...... ;)

Honestly it confuses the hell out of me that you aren't over 900 rated.

To have the sort of...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 09-04-2019, 03:18 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,556
Posted By rhatton1
Your momentum is moving on the line of the...

Your momentum is moving on the line of the basket. Whilst creating one larger moving part it reduces the need for timing of lots of other smaller moving parts to create the same effect.

I think...
Forum: Tournaments & Leagues 08-22-2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 996
Posted By rhatton1
And My Boy Phil Blount wins in the singles 3 and...

And My Boy Phil Blount wins in the singles 3 and 1 and Jon Tweed and James Luton are drawing at 11 under with one to play, these are my favourite people to play locally with, great to see them on...
Forum: Tournaments & Leagues 08-22-2019, 06:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 996
Posted By rhatton1
Probably the biggest issue is there is no payout...

Probably the biggest issue is there is no payout and it costs a chunk of change to compete! It's effectively an amateur event. You lot don't seem to like playing for glory alone :)

Would be...
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