Blake_T wrote:i know there exists a good sidearm technique that will throw D as well as everything else.
downside is that it requires a lot of intangibles to push it beyond the 350-380' plateau (the equivalent of backhand "snap").
bigger downside is that there currently isn't a video/book/article teaching it and people are more apt to learn from the stokely book/video . ... when there is a method i can reference i will be less apt to give caution towards sidearm throwing.
boru wrote:Intangibles. Interesting choice of words. Makes me think of things like heart, leadership, and work ethic. I guess sometimes it seems the best shots (i.e., the most accurate ones) happen through sheer force of will.
I think what you're calling intangibles (snap, etc.) are actually technique points that, while very tangible, are also quite difficult to explain, especially in writing.
Blake_T wrote:on your 400'+ effortless viking throw i can tell you what you did ... basically you just got perfect timing and load/release of the tendon elasticity in your forearm and were able to harness it just perfectly so that all of it was transferred directly into the rim wall in the forward direction.
"the less effort, the faster and more powerful you will be" -- Bruce Lee
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