kevind wrote:I've been fooling around with this as well and also have noticed that when I try to muscle the nose down with my wrist it takes a bunch off the extension. I have to remind myself to loosen up before every drive by wagging the disc back and forth to get the feel. I was getting about 25-30 more feet on my normal 340-350 drive.
Aaron_D wrote:I always felt like my hand was getting in the way somehow during the hit. Its a hard feeling to explain, but it felt like my fingers were preventing the disc from launching out of my hand. The wrist extension fixed that. Basically I think that if you find yourself stuck in the 380-400 plateau--look at your wrist extension. Adjusting that made the biggest difference in my distance than anything in quite a while. I feel like I am actually using the energy I am putting into the throw. Before this break through I could throw at 75% and get around 380-400, but if I went up to 90% I was throwing the same D. Now if I go 90% I am approaching 450+ on a good rip. Bam, 50' just like Blake said. That fool is a l w a y s right.
geosleth wrote:Don't get discouraged. The same things happened to me in the field when I first started trying to throw with more wrist involvement. Until you get the hang of it, the most likely shot coming out will be a nose down anhyzer. What I've found to be the key is throwing with just the right amount of hyzer, because the natural motion of the wrist flexing will be to have the disc come out slightly anhyzer. I think I posted on here about the tendencies of wrist motions with different angles of a bent wrist.
Aaron_D wrote:Too bad im still throwing ~400. :/ Hitting 400+ is still hit or miss and I have days when I can hit 430 and days when I cant break 390. I cant stand throwing anything faster than the OLF so maybe that's part of it.
josser wrote:I notice that it is quite challenging not roll your wrist over when you try to keep wrist down with wrist extension. I am guessing this is because I am trying to go to far with my extension?
Frank Delicious wrote:and now we know the secret to your power. You are more machine than bear!
masterbeato wrote:find your hit point with extended wrist before you throw, and then throw with pure snap. very hard to do and you will know if you do it correctly right away because you will either have lots of nose down, or it will be nose up (incorrect).
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