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Re: Hitting the reset button

Postby UncleBrother2001 » Sat Mar 29, 2014 5:21 am

I'm doin the same thing beetard.

There is a local pitch and putt course near my house and most holes are very short 230ft and under. So I've been throwing my Comets left handed every chance I get. I must be doing something right because instead of turning and burning like a Comet would if you are throwing it wrong it's going straight with fade. Shoot even my Elite X one is going dead straight
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Re: Hitting the reset button

Postby Beetard » Sun Apr 06, 2014 6:42 pm

How's it goin' guys!?

Isn't it exciting getting better at throwing left-handed, Uncle Brother? I can't wait until I can drive some holes leftie!

I was at the field tossing a few today, trying to get it set in stone that the weight shift is what is starting my kinetic chain and that from there I open my hips. They were all controlled, low effort throws, and I had a few that bombed (at least for me) Will Shusterick's demonstration of weight shift really helped it click for me. Fast-forward to 3:40 for those who want to get to the point

Dan Beto actually taught it to me a while ago, but at the time I couldn't see that it was exactly where I needed to start and what I needed to master in order to improve my throw.
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Re: Hitting the reset button

Postby masterbeato » Sun Sep 28, 2014 11:51 pm

I see my name getting thrown around a lot around here! haha! I kind of disappeared for a while there I thought people forgot about me. Beetard, long time no see, or hear anything for that matter.
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Re: Hitting the reset button

Postby JR » Mon Sep 29, 2014 2:09 am

The beast lives!!! :D How are you Dan? I hope your studies go well.
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Re: Hitting the reset button

Postby ELItheICEman » Mon Sep 29, 2014 6:12 am

Well since Beto is showing his face here, I may as well ask something that's been bugging me lately.

Beto - if I remember correctly, your grip places the disc slightly above the seam of the hand, yes? (see http://discgolfreview.com/resources/art ... ipit.shtml) Blake has said that the disc should be at or above the seam to help with nose angle; but I've noticed that when I put the disc at or above the seam my grip doesn't feel as strong as it does when the disc is just below the seam.

Do you experience the same difference in grip strength between these disc positions?

By the way, good to see you haven't forgotten about this place! Hope everything's going well.
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