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Old 09-22-2019, 11:35 PM
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I agree with everything that has been said already. I will add that nose angle control is lacking.
This is true, I was the nose in the ground guy to the point I used a Valkyrie as my main driver for that reason those discs tend to take nose down the best. Now since I got better with nose angle I still use Valkyrie but for a different reason more how much distance I can get from such a lower speed model that and some shots that are nose straight but released low height.
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Old 09-23-2019, 01:33 AM
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Old 09-23-2019, 07:00 AM
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Old 09-23-2019, 08:44 AM
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Proper forearm, seen quite few good backhand players totally ignore forehand for no reason and use bh anny for similar throw until narrow low ceiling hole that bends sharply to right.
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Old 09-23-2019, 12:16 PM
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Judging by the number of posts in the "Discs" section versus this section, I think people spend WAY more time thinking about disc selection than how to actually throw them.

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Old 09-23-2019, 12:29 PM
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Judging by the number of posts in the "Discs" section versus this section, I think people spend WAY more time thinking about disc selection than how to actually throw them.
I agree. The teeshot didn't end up poorly because of the disc. It was because of you.

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Old 09-23-2019, 01:04 PM
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As much as I agree most players put too much emphasis on buying discs...they don't select them very well.

Like thinking things such as:
-what is the most open line to the basket?
-what disc naturally flies this path at 70% effort?
-if I mess up a bit will this disc hold that line or hyzer early or turn over? Which mistake is preferential on this hole?
-would I rather be too short or too long...should I choose a faster or slower disc than "normal" for this distance?
-is it easier to hit a higher line with a slow disc to range it on an open hole, or a faster disc on a lower line to avoid branches?
-if there is wind...then that's a can of worms for most less experienced players as far as disc and line choice.

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Old 09-23-2019, 01:08 PM
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As much as I agree most players put too much emphasis on buying discs...they don't select them very well.

Like thinking things such as:
-what is the most open line to the basket?
-what disc naturally flies this path at 70% effort?
-if I mess up a bit will this disc hold that line or hyzer early or turn over? Which mistake is preferential on this hole?
-would I rather be too short or too long...should I choose a faster or slower disc than "normal" for this distance?
-is it easier to hit a higher line with a slow disc to range it on an open hole, or a faster disc on a lower line to avoid branches?
-if there is wind...then that's a can of worms for most less experienced players as far as disc and line choice.
This is very true.

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Old 09-23-2019, 02:20 PM
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Taking advice from amateurs about what they are doing wrong.

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Old 09-23-2019, 02:48 PM
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Taking advice from amateurs about what they are doing wrong.
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