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Old 06-11-2018, 05:41 PM
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Pretty straightforward...I’m beyond frustrated. Copying a link to one of my slow motion drives during field work. As you can probably guess from my form, I top out at/around 300’.

Couple things after lurking the forums...

1. I know I’m strong arming. My 1 step throw goes just as far as my x-step throw.

2. Pretty clear my brace is terrible.

Trouble is I’m not quite sure where to start. I’ve watched so much video lately, read a ton of forums and drills...but now my head is spinning and I’m not sure what to focus on first.

Any help, words of advice or encouragement would be greatly appreciated.

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Old 06-11-2018, 07:04 PM
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You take are really long x-step putting you off balance behind your rear foot, so everything is tipping over instead of braced and balanced inside the rear foot moving you forward. You end getting stuck with your weight still back on the rear foot when you plant, and swinging early before your heel/weight plants. Need your weight to lead the swing, so all weight shifts to front foot/leg with closed shoulder, then swing.

See Power of Posture, Best Downswing Weightshift, Crush the Can, Super Tilted Spiral and One Leg Drill:
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Old 06-12-2018, 08:22 AM
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Thank you Sidewinder for the suggestions! There is so much helpful information out there, but I was just getting lost in all of it. I really appreciate you helping me narrow down a couple areas to concentrate on.

I might be able to get some field work in today over lunch, so hopefully I can start working on this. Thank you again.
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Old 06-18-2018, 02:44 PM
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Afternoon,

Been hard at work trying to implement the techniques found in the videos that were suggested for me (Thank you Sidewinder). As you all can see from this latest practice session, I've been forced to strip everything down to a 1 step.

Once again, I would love some feedback on how/if my form is progressing. I can only concentrate on just a couple things at a time, so here are the two that I have been trying to focus on...

1. Proper weight shift. Concentrating on keeping a good inside brace on my rear foot/leg and transferring that to my stride leg.

2. Shortening my stride.

https://youtu.be/iA21P8_nVwY

Question: Am I in the proper position the moment my stride toe hits the ground?

I honestly never dreamed how complicated something like this can be.Thanks in advance for any/all help


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1. You are bending your rear knee inward and tipping your spine back away from target, so there's no rotation of your pelvis/hips/spine. You should be stiffening the rear knee dynamically upright to rotate the pelvis/spine back away from target.

2. You are short arming the release and swinging downward with the disc nose up. Need to widen the arm out and swing slightly upward with the disc nose down. You will need to adjust your grip/alignment. Keep the disc plane more level swinging through.

3. I'd be scared throwing that close to a mattress. You need more space to open up and not restrict anything.




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Stop using the word barrier. If you think of it as a wall, you'll never get past it.
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Old 06-18-2018, 05:36 PM
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Thank you gents. Gonna keep working on it. I'll check back in once I feel like I've made some progress.
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Afternoon,

I've been corresponding back and forth with heavydisc and he has given me some helpful advice and areas to focus on. Below are a few videos that I took over my lunch break.

Positives: I think my feet are looking better, along with my head positioning. I think weight shift has improved, but I'm still stuck on my back foot a little longer than I should be????

Opportunities to get better: Everything else

https://youtu.be/M_cRVElSIsM

https://youtu.be/Z26NRO2cAw8

https://youtu.be/1-qgZFqbEIk

https://youtu.be/jh4AnoCCeOE

https://youtu.be/sw5mEiN-Qko


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You are swinging way too fast in the real time motion drill and jamming up instead of swinging through/following through with left shoulder pointed at target. Your shoulder never gets forward of your hip and swinging really high and nose up. See how Drew is in dynamic tilted spiral with the shoulder forward and swinging the disc through his center of gravity. You need to loosen up and slow down and keep your shoulders dynamically stacked underneath your head.






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Hey guys... I'm new to this forum. I've been playing for about 2 months now and I'm in the same place. I can imagine as many different ways as possible of getting it to pass over 300-330, but nothing seems to work.

It's painful, because I know something is wrong with my form. The more frustrating part about it is that changing some fundamentals hurts how I play while I'm out with friends. I can throw a pretty straight shot 320ish on a very good day. Otherwise I usually max out around 280.

I wanna be able to throw a 400 consistently, as the course I play on has several par 3 holes that are over 400... so you can only imagine the frustration of throwing at a basket that's about twice the length of a good drive only to maybe settle for par.


All I gotta say is, I'm in the same predicament. Best of luck to you guys.

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