Information, Questions, Discussion about Throwing Mechanics and Technique
Moderators: Timko, Solty, Frank Delicious, Blake_T, Fritz, Booter
HW accelerates the disc? I would think if you putt at 5mph into 20 mph hw would result in a putt at 15 mps. My hillbilly butt has it backwards.....
- 1000 Rated Poster
- Posts: 1291
- Joined: Tue Dec 06, 2005 12:45 pm
- Location: south Texas
It does not speed up the discs forward momentum, but causes the disc to need the spin for a throw at the combined speed. This is why you see discs thrown into a headwind become flippy and why a disc thrown with a tail wind, like a putter with very low spin can go 300+ feet in a straight line.
Example: a 5 MPH putt into a 15 MPH headwind needs the spin of a 20 MPH throw.
Return to Technique
Who is online
Users browsing this forum: Bing [Bot] and 1 guest