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Old 04-27-2009, 10:57 AM
garublador garublador is offline
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Many people find that aiming is eaiser with forehand. So if you want to hit an early gap then a forehand shot will be easier to do that with. The issue is that for longer shots, it's more difficult to control the turn, so hitting the line you want might be more difficult and you might need to use a more overstable disc than you would with a backhand shot which can be problematic if you don't want much fade.

I personally find that my forehand approach shots (<100') tend to be really accurate. If I'm not trying to get distance (like throwing half power or less) then a forehand works well. If I try to throw much harder than that my accuracy suffers a lot. If nothing else, it's probably worth getting at least that good at it because it's super useful for "get out of trouble" shots and that level of proficiency can be attained pretty quickly.
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