Old 08-16-2019, 07:00 AM
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Default Head still relative to shoulders?

Should the head be still relative to the shoulders? Meaning that "keeping the head down" is turning the head back relative to the shoulders, which is bad. And moving your head forward relative to the shoulders increases the chance of rounding?

So if the head should remain still during the entire throw relative to the shoulders, we can have our chin relatively close above our front shoulder during the entire throw and not be "turning the head early"?

Got this in mind when I was looking at how little amount of time Paul spends looking away from the apex.

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Old 08-16-2019, 07:52 PM
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I recommend to just keep your eyes focused on your thumb/disc to watch what you are doing to the disc, and let your head move freely with the swing and remain balanced.

When you start thinking about keeping the head in a static position it can be a serious hinderance. You can think about/anticipate getting your head balanced to the hit position. You do that naturally when walking/running without even thinking about it. You actually tip your CoG/head forward to your destination and your foot catches up underneath to remain in balance at your destination. Your head also turns relative your chest when walking as your hips swivel to move forward.

Turning your head targetward can not cause rounding or open your shoulders. If you turn your head from the chest, there has to be an equal and opposite reaction, so the chest actually rotates slightly away in the opposite direction.

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