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Old 11-15-2013, 12:54 PM
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My form is by far probably horrendous, and do not have a camera to film it on at the moment, but wondering if anyone could help me troubleshoot why my throws would go to the right. It seems to be when I try to put more power into it, I can throw on avg 275 to 350 it seems to vary that much. It never used to do that but it seems to happen quite often. It will start of dead straight but take to the right early to mid flight. I'm not sure what part of a form would cause flight characteristics to right or left, so I have no idea what to look at.

anyone has any ideas to figure this out I'd greatly appreciate any advice. I've been playing only really this past spring and summer. If a video would be required to look into it better, I'm sure I can find a friend with a camera. However only really looking to work on this problem at the moment.

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Old 11-15-2013, 01:02 PM
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Could be that your discs are too understable for the shot you are trying to throw or that you have some Off Axis Torque issues. Hard to say without a video
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Old 11-15-2013, 01:02 PM
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Old 11-15-2013, 01:03 PM
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What disc?

Mold, plastic, weight, condition.....
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Old 11-15-2013, 01:12 PM
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it seems to happen with most of my discs. Ones i throw most. Dx tee bird 175g, opto river, neutron volt and shock. Those ones I use most, and a pro leopard, but that one should go right haha.

Only been throwing fairways now to work on form and such since no point in higher speed discs atm.
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Old 11-15-2013, 01:18 PM
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The Shock should really never go right (straight then fade). Volt is pretty stable (little turn then fade). The Teebird if it's hit a few trees could go right and the River and Leopard should turn right with minimal fade.

Hope that helps.
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Old 11-15-2013, 01:22 PM
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Yeah I know they shouldn't, I know the flight paths of the discs and what they should do, I'm just not sure why the ones that shouldn't be going right do.

Could it be I am trying to throw them too hard and they are a lower speed disc, or might it be my grip?
I'm not really sure if either of those could do it. Also it might just be my form is just that screwed up ? Generally my mid ranges do as supposed to, really only throw a buzz there, but I don't have this problem with that. So is it possible it is how I am gripping it or I am just trying to throw them too hard?

Edit : The main reason I am wondering, is I am not intentionally trying to get them to go to the right, I can throw an anhyzer, but it's happening when I am trying to throw straight.
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Old 11-15-2013, 01:27 PM
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Could be a wrist roll as my guess. Focus on your hand angle through the shot and see if you end palm up to the sky. If you do keep it pointing sideways and not up.
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Old 11-15-2013, 01:29 PM
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So try to make sure my hand is how it is at the start of the reachback/throw? with like thumb up?
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I focus on the disc angle myself. I try and keep the disc on the same angle as my throw on the reachback. So if I'm throwing a Hyzer RHBH the the palm may face more towards the ground on the follow through. That keeps the disc from flipping over. Without seeing your video this is just my guess that you wrist roll. You could try keeping your elbow higher too, if your elbow drops that will flip the disc. Your forearm angle is the same angle the disc is on.
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