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Old 03-06-2020, 11:58 AM
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I think my kids were something like 10 or 11-years-old before the light putters became an issue. Until then they couldn't really putt or approach anyway. They figured out drives a long time before they picked up on the short game.
That's what I figured. It's not like he's gonna be bombing 300'. It'd be cool, but certainly not happening this year. Heck....I struggle at that distance haha
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Old 03-06-2020, 12:21 PM
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That's what I figured. It's not like he's gonna be bombing 300'. It'd be cool, but certainly not happening this year. Heck....I struggle at that distance haha
In my experience I've seen kids that have picked up a sidearm slinging technique and can get some really good distance really early on, but the nuance of the backhand throws usually don't kick in for a bit.

It's like with anything, though. SOME kids will pick stuff up quickly and make impressive throws. MOST kids won't, and so for most kids it's more a matter of how much fun you can make it for them to be out in the park flinging plastic at trees for them to want to keep doing it.
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Old 03-06-2020, 12:28 PM
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In my experience I've seen kids that have picked up a sidearm slinging technique and can get some really good distance really early on, but the nuance of the backhand throws usually don't kick in for a bit.

It's like with anything, though. SOME kids will pick stuff up quickly and make impressive throws. MOST kids won't, and so for most kids it's more a matter of how much fun you can make it for them to be out in the park flinging plastic at trees for them to want to keep doing it.
He has a cannon of an arm with a baseball, so we might be able to get a flick game going. But, I have a cannon for a baseball arm and I can't seem to turn that into a decent FH to save my life so maybe it won't turn into anything.

We just have so much fun getting out and playing. He's also absolutely hooked on watching Simon's vlog. He wanted to start trying 360 drives after seeing Simon doing it. I let him give it a whirl. I wish I had a video haha. He whirled about 540 degrees and smashed the disc into the tee pad about 3 feet away. He looked at me and shrugged and said "apparently I'm not Simon". I just smiled and told him nobody really is lol. I convinced him we should stick to standstill shots after that.

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Old 03-06-2020, 10:27 PM
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Does Simon Lizotte need a signature Polecat?

Nah watch the Simon video from earlier with the Fastback that Discmania has, and he should have that as a signature disc.
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Old 03-06-2020, 10:41 PM
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Fastback is so much less practical. Discmania comes out with a retooled polecat like disc and lid popularity shoots through the roof

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Old 03-08-2020, 08:02 PM
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Or a lockjaw based disc in premium plastic from yikun.


I chaned out for an ace with my marmoset polecat today. Its a hole I usually throw a stable wizard. Slight tailwind and the cat held a beautiful sweeping hyzer.

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Old 03-13-2020, 10:29 PM
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...I chaned out for an ace with my marmoset polecat today...
I almost aced today too! 2” too low on a super tight gently turning hole. 200’ long. It dead center of the basket. Even though the hole is short, it is pretty tricky; I’m happy to be barely outside the circle.
Man, that got the heart pounding REAL fast!
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Or a lockjaw based disc in premium plastic from yikun.


I chaned out for an ace with my marmoset polecat today. Its a hole I usually throw a stable wizard. Slight tailwind and the cat held a beautiful sweeping hyzer.

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There was a run of Lock Jaws in Liquid Metal plastic. All green and max weight.
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Old 03-14-2020, 09:46 AM
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I remember those. One of the better premium lids. Would look great with a Discmania stamp

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Old 03-14-2020, 11:05 AM
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There was a run of Lock Jaws in Liquid Metal plastic. All green and max weight.
I have one! Beefiest lid ever and the first one I could throw well. If they can manage the dome on these it could be an all time great disc.
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