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Old 01-03-2020, 08:59 PM
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Eagle's foot looks neutral to me, in that it's basically lined up with his shoulders. His stance is more open than some of the other guys, but the foot is still the same in relation to the body.
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Old 01-03-2020, 09:07 PM
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How do you define open vs closed? I thought open meant that the plant foot is pointed in the direction of the throw and closed meant the plant foot is perpendicular to the throw direction.
It’s really more the hip and shoulder, not the toe. Your toe can theoretically be straight with your hip still fairly closed. I would argue it’s harder but still possible.
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Old 01-03-2020, 09:07 PM
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700ft fh? hmm.. at first I wasn't buying it, then the video of Cedar Creek was mentioned (hole #9) and then I watched him fh 500+ on a hyzer. wow.. not sure a full flex flight could add another 180-200ft, but it would be cool to see what he is capable of.


That shot looked like it had another 75-100 feet to go if there were no trees.

When the disc went past the basket, it was still like 25-30 feet in the air.

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Old 01-03-2020, 10:03 PM
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How do you define open vs closed? I thought open meant that the plant foot is pointed in the direction of the throw and closed meant the plant foot is perpendicular to the throw direction.
The "front leg" vid talks about it some. It's how the feet/ankles line up to the trajectory. If your front ankle covers your rear ankle it would be closed stance.

Front foot pointed at trajectory(not target) is usually an indicator, but flexibility can vary. You have to pay attention to the trajectory, hyzers will often appear to be open to the target.
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Old 01-03-2020, 10:47 PM
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Par save just released coverage of the Cedar Creek Open and Sheldon is featured on a couple rounds. Unreal sidearm. The last hole of the final 9 round he throws a destroyer 500+ on a hyzer
How tall is that guy? He looks huge.
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Old 01-03-2020, 11:41 PM
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The "front leg" vid talks about it some. It's how the feet/ankles line up to the trajectory. If your front ankle covers your rear ankle it would be closed stance.

Front foot pointed at trajectory(not target) is usually an indicator, but flexibility can vary. You have to pay attention to the trajectory, hyzers will often appear to be open to the target.
well then i am not sure if i throw open or closed

my toe points towards front of target but now idk im all confused

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Old 01-04-2020, 02:21 AM
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well then i am not sure if i throw open or closed

my toe points towards front of target but now idk im all confused

Do we need to talk about your flare?



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Old 01-04-2020, 04:49 AM
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well then i am not sure if i throw open or closed

my toe points towards front of target but now idk im all confused

I'm always confused after reading stuff on here. I'll throw a really nice forehand (or was it a sidearm), but I don't look at my toe, and I can't see my own shoulders. I forget where my elbow is, and my hand in relation to my torso. But I know I roll my wrist, sometimes, I think. But I just need to....um....stick to forehand, or maybe sidearm?

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Old 01-04-2020, 09:34 AM
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Do we need to talk about your flare?


my mind is blown

i dont even know where to start lulz
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Old 01-04-2020, 09:41 AM
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But I just need to....um....stick to forehand, or maybe sidearm?
I get tomahawks, grenades, etc, but is there an accepted difference between a "forehand" and a "sidearm" shot?

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