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Old 03-22-2019, 10:02 AM
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Not sure I've really made any form progress, but I had kind of forgotten about the DFP grip and wasn't really using it effectively. Moving the thumb out onto the flight plate, doing the key turn/rolling the wrist under, and pulling the rim into my palm has made a huge difference. The release consistency has been amazing, and it definitely helps get the nose down. I recorded a bunch of throws and it like YANKS the nose down at the last second when the disc is coming out. It'll look like it's going to be a nose up release and then it corrects at the last second.
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Old 04-09-2020, 10:55 PM
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Been reading a lot on here, and watching lots of slow no and something got me thinking. I think it was watching Kevin Jones throw and noticing his right side. And then watching Drew Gibson and noticing his right side. They both really noticably drive the throw with their left side, but what I was seeing was that they are "catching" that drive with their right side.

What I mean by that is that all of the force they are bringing in with the left side of their body is being caught by their back muscles and back of the arm muscles to keep the arm wide instead of the throwing arm collapsing in to the chest. Basically all of the muscles that you feel activating if you hold the disc in right pec position and then use your off hand to try to pull the disc directly away from the target.

So when I went to the field to throw I created some tension through the back of my arm and back on my throwing arm side and boy did it feel strong. It was successful for me on the very first throw. I threw 30 or 40 shots like this and was absolutely clobbering some putters. It felt so consistent and powerful. It felt like I could really channel that off arm move like Paul and Drew and so many of those big arms do.

Probably didn't explain this well but just wanted to get my thoughts out there. Hope everyone is doing well!

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Old 04-10-2020, 02:34 AM
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Hey stranger.

Isn't that your corking the shoulder?

Shift from behind.

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Old 04-10-2020, 10:02 AM
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Not sure I've really made any form progress, but I had kind of forgotten about the DFP grip and wasn't really using it effectively. Moving the thumb out onto the flight plate, doing the key turn/rolling the wrist under, and pulling the rim into my palm has made a huge difference. The release consistency has been amazing, and it definitely helps get the nose down. I recorded a bunch of throws and it like YANKS the nose down at the last second when the disc is coming out. It'll look like it's going to be a nose up release and then it corrects at the last second.
Hey, so I've been playing around with the DFP grip. When you say you pull the rim into palm: Is this as it's coming forward just before the thumb push? Like you squeeze with the index or all fingers (?) so that it bends disc inward a little in order to setup the thumb push? Or do you just squeeze it in the whole time?
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Old 04-10-2020, 12:45 PM
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Hey stranger.

Isn't that your corking the shoulder?

Shift from behind.
The first part is corking the shoulder, but the thing I wasn't doing was using my back/back of my arm muscles on the throwing arm to catch all of the benefit of the corking the shoulder. I just had always let my arm be REALLY loose, and this felt like adding some tension back into the throwing arm and my back on the throwing arm side.
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Old 04-10-2020, 12:49 PM
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Hey, so I've been playing around with the DFP grip. When you say you pull the rim into palm: Is this as it's coming forward just before the thumb push? Like you squeeze with the index or all fingers (?) so that it bends disc inward a little in order to setup the thumb push? Or do you just squeeze it in the whole time?
I don't know that I've ever actively done the thumb push so I can't speak to that exactly. What I was referring to is at the very end of the throw squeezing the disc into my palm. I am squeezing primarily with my index and middle fingers. The ring and pinky are just along for the ride. I actually don't use my pinky at all when I'm throwing drivers. There is some thumb action as well for sure, but as far as pulling the disc into the palm I am specifically talking about middle and index fingers.

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Old 04-20-2020, 08:28 AM
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Finally read through that thread. Definitely exactly the feeling I'm talking about.
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Old 04-20-2020, 08:58 AM
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So I'm struggling to get my weight on my front leg as always. Any particular things I can try in order to work on that? Before I got feedback that it's about starting and ending in balance. How is my balance off and what can i do to fix it?



I did feel like I made some progress keeping my nose over my toes. First throw is less good...second throw is better I hope?

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Step into the throw.
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Old 04-20-2020, 10:21 AM
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Step into the throw.
So you're saying actually take a step rather than doing a "pure" stand still with no foot movement?
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