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Postby Rooster » Tue Jun 20, 2006 5:38 pm

what do you guys think of these as disc golf helpers? maybe for grip, wrist and hand strengtheners? my sister just gave me a a set and i've been using them today and wondering if they will help at all in any aspect.
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Postby AciDBatH666 » Tue Jun 20, 2006 6:04 pm

I use em.
I have a few sizes of em. They are nice. But honestly the Gyroscope does a lot more for me.

Check out this thread. http://www.discgolfreview.com/forums/vi ... highlight=
I got one from Roadkill on his ebay site, and its worked WONDERS.

Well worth it
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Postby Blake_T » Tue Jun 20, 2006 9:32 pm

they will work different things.

the gyro is for strength/rhythm.

the chinese balls will work some other muscles and focus on coordination.
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Postby Rooster » Wed Jun 21, 2006 6:30 am

i was thinking they may be good for loosening up pre-game. gt to the course and use them for 5 minutes. tthey seemed to loosen my hand up pretty well.
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Postby TexasOutlaw » Fri Jun 23, 2006 1:37 am

Good suggestion; I'll grab some next time I'm at a gun show. (that didn't sound too brokeback did it?)
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Postby Thatdirtykid » Fri Jun 23, 2006 10:59 am

(that didn't sound too brokeback did it?)


grabbing balls at the gun show, no not at all
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Postby Blake_T » Fri Jun 23, 2006 1:12 pm

hah
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Postby redspexxx » Fri Jun 23, 2006 1:27 pm

will the gyro ball help increas the snap you can put on a disc?
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Postby Blake_T » Fri Jun 23, 2006 2:40 pm

it will increase the strength of the muscles that are used in the process of snap, yes.
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Postby discmonkey42 » Fri Jul 14, 2006 9:15 pm

Just wanted to note that I got my powerball from roadkill 2 days ago. This thing is a lot cooler than I thought it would be. Me and my roommate's forearms are very sore right now trying to outdo each other on the rpm meter. Can't seem to start it with the finger flick, though, gotta use the string. Don't know if it will help my distance yet, but will report back. It lights up, that's pretty much all I need in something for me to like it, so any other benefit will be a bonus. :D
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Postby AciDBatH666 » Fri Jul 14, 2006 10:41 pm

I got a tip from him to start it up. I dont even carry the string around with me anymore.
Roll the ball on the knife side of your hand, from your wrist to the tip of your pinky, After a few tries you'll be able to do it with ease.

I use mine on my way to work nearly everyday, so its about a 6-8 minute trip and I get both hands worked out.
Its pretty much gotten rid of all of my carpal tunnel problems from playing warcraft nonstop for so long...
And im noticing my drives have this nice lil added bit of strength to em. Its a nice change. Im DEFINATELY glad I got mine. Here and there at my computer I still break out the chinese balls tho
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Postby discmonkey42 » Sat Jul 15, 2006 8:59 pm

Worked on the first try, thanks. I woulda lost the string at some point anyway.
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Postby TexasOutlaw » Wed Jul 19, 2006 2:30 am

I don't know if they are helping my game, but they certainly are working on relieving stress.
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