Jesse B 707 wrote:aren't you a multiple time am world champion?? don't F-ing listen to us, obviously you've got something figured out
Steady 26542 wrote:I think I heard someone else say this about their throws. I noticed that when I really catch one it goes around 20 degrees to the right. (RHBH) It was hard to measure since it was off line quite a bit, but I'd say it went around 350'. I don't understand that. Is it because I might actually get some wrist extension or what?
Steady 26542 wrote:BU - yes, I've thought about that a lot. (Leaving well enough along) But if I could improve my form a bit I think I could get that extra D. Pulling closer to the chest is key, as is hitting later. I really don't feel I hit it late enough.
JR - I know I don't have late acceleration. I just don't have much acceleration at all I don't think. I feel like I am going pretty steady from the get go. I accelerate quickly but then I'm maxed out for most of my pull. I watch guys throw all the time and they have much more force behind their throw.
I don't know if this is a good idea or not, but I've been working on curling my wrist in toward my body as soon as I start the pull. My thought is that it will make the disc closer to my body and keep my speed down until a bit later, as well as get more of a whipping action. So far I haven't noticed any improvement. I'm also going to work on not taking the disc so far back. That way I don't have to pull the disc forward as far. I'm hoping that will help me better time the hit. I'm also looking at shortening my last step. Boy, that sounds like a lot of things to try. I'm hoping one of them helps.
Thanks again everyone.
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