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i've been playing disc golf for about eight months. had to stop in october following a back injury. just got back to the local coarse and all my drives are going low (like...really low) is there anything i may be doing that yall may know about. any help is appreciated
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Old 01-31-2016, 04:18 PM
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Reachback lower and swing higher. Be more upright throughout the throw and finish, not falling or leaning over back or forth.
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Old 01-31-2016, 04:28 PM
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Go slow. You only played for 8 months, and then stopped for 3 months...there's a good chance your body has forgotten everything you were learning. Start slow, build back up. Focus on slow and smooth. Video is golden as well. Wouldn't hurt to get some video and start building from the ground up since you're pretty much starting over anyway.
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Watch the videos on youtube and listen to the pros and do what they say. I had back problems until I fixed the flaws in my form. Now my form is good and back problems are gone. There is hope
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Sounds like you may be throwing high to low -- high reach back and low release. You could try standing in front of a mirror with a disc and go thru your throwing motion, or like others said film yourself. Then you can see what's going on.
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thanks yall. ill give it a shot tomorrow.
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i've been playing disc golf for about eight months. had to stop in october following a back injury. just got back to the local coarse and all my drives are going low (like...really low) is there anything i may be doing that yall may know about. any help is appreciated
When I throw low, I'm pressing. Relax, stay upright, get your legs under you as you move forward, and go slow like Mark said.

And move this thread to the Techniques & Strategy section. You might get more helpers
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