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Old 06-22-2020, 09:03 PM
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Ive been getting back to performing fieldwork. Historically, I know I pull through my chest pretty high (the disc travels low to high as well), and I tend to dip my back shoulder down to the throw, among other things. Ive attempted to change my body position to keeping my shoulders square to the ground or trying to pull through lower, without much success.

I figure Id attach a side by side pictures with Tristan Tanner, since that was the most recent form video I watched and his backhand is just so ridiculously efficient. Those pictures are of me attempting a flat shot.

I havent sifted through the threads yet, but any insight would be greatly appreciated!
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Old 06-22-2020, 09:41 PM
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Need to let your shoulder hang and swing back and forth like a pendulum. Use the back of your lead shoulder like battering ram down a door.
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Need to let your shoulder hang and swing back and forth like a pendulum. Use the back of your lead shoulder like battering ram down a door.
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Thank you. Ill give it some practice and see what happens!

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This past week I was able to practice the windmill drill and the dingle arm drill. Overall, I did notice better timing and weight shift, but I'm still having a hard time getting the idea of pulling through below my pec. Plus, focusing on that has got me in the habit of dipping again when powering up, which is something I've been attempting to get rid of recently... Which is also definitely affecting the disc line through that power pocket (sometimes I end up hitting my neck with the disc). Thoughts?

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Need to battering ram the back of your lead shoulder forward with balance more over toward your toes/knee - this might feel over the top to you - James Conrad extreme example. Your balance is leaning back behind your heels/knee and your shoulder is jacked up behind your front hip, your right shoulder is never underneath your left shoulder, so it's not making a full circle pendulum. This might be easier to see with camera behind tee like bottom pic, note how the shoulder is swinging forward over the front knee. Your shoulder would be to the right of the front knee and appear more standing straight up.

You may need to adjust your grip/disc choice because you are throwing downward with disc nose up and need to throw slightly upward with disc nose down. Would recommend slower and more understable discs working on this.
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Thank you for the extra guidance. Things started feeling a little differently today. The biggest thing I noticed was more engagement on the inside of my planting hip, maybe like I was bracing more from the inside of my hip than the outside... Does that make sense? I also noticed that exaggerating the weight shift by getting my back foot up helped, too.

I tried to get over/on top of the disc. Physically it felt like I was, but now being home watching DGPT coverage, I really gotta exaggerate it to know what it feels like. The arm/shoulder position marginally changed on video IMO, but I still have to feel that one out.

Side note, I almost never released right of my line throughout the whole practice today. That consistency is super important for me, since my miss is usually right and on anny.

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Alright, now note how your feet are more backwards and rear knee is extended and fall over to the left tee side into the plant and land more behind your front heel toward right tee side, so your feet/knees are spread across the tee pad left and right too wide and you can't really shift from one leg to the other leg. Note how Simon and GG keep their knees closer inline and land more balanced upright on front leg and the rear knee is bent underneath the rear hip and can leverage forward laterally.
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