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Old 07-21-2018, 12:43 AM
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Default So just how close do you get that Disc to your chest?`

Just watched McBeth's historical round. One thing I noticed is that he really doesn't get the Disc that close to his chest. Which is what it seems you are always told, bring it across the chest, get it tight to your chest etc. In fact, it looks like there's almost a whole disc length between the Disc and his chest and he pulls through.

So how far away from your chest are you supposed to pull that disc?
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Old 07-21-2018, 01:22 AM
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Almost a whole disc length. Maybe a little less... Sometimes a touch more...
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Old 07-21-2018, 03:20 AM
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I think McBeth has fantastic snap so he gives himself a little more room, doesn't seem to turn all the way back, etc, when he throws. Most of his upshots he's practically looking directly at the basket.
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Old 07-21-2018, 10:13 AM
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IME, the straighter you pull, the straighter you throw. How straight is up to you. But if you're round housing a good bit, you can probably do better by working on it. Kinda like cracking a whip. (If that makes sense.)
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Old 07-21-2018, 12:48 PM
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Lizotte says he often hits himself in the chest with the disc accidentally.

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Old 07-22-2018, 12:40 PM
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I was just going to say, I was listening to some podcast, can't remember which one, where someone was talking about Lizotte hitting himself.
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Old 07-22-2018, 07:54 PM
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You aren't supposed to pull straight the disc across the chest.

You are supposed to swing the lower arm/disc from the elbow and body turn into and away from your center.

A lot of people have accused McBeth of rounding, and it might appear that way from some camera angles, but it's actually the opposite of rounding. Paul actually swings the disc within a few inches of his center and then away, so it's wide-narrow-wide. If we had a birdeye view of McBeth it would be easier to see the difference as shown with KJ in Stop Hugging Yourself at 4:20 into the video below.




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