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IT ALL MAKES SENSE NOW... Watch this VIDEO!!! - "the X-

Postby Jwt4412 » Mon Mar 20, 2006 5:02 pm

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http://www.midre.com/dgtv/index.php?vid ... at=Lessons

Watch this video... All the talk about the X-Step will make sense to you.

It makes sense to me now.

Dropped a drive 3 feet from the basket today after watching this video today...

I have never reached this basket before in one...

Wow!!! Am I pumped!!!

Found 40 Feet today on the Course!!!
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Postby Grendel » Thu Mar 30, 2006 2:17 pm

Could not get that video to play in Firefox or IE, though the midre.com site seems to be down now as well.


Oh, and I'm new to the forum. Hi. :D
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Postby Smyith » Thu Mar 30, 2006 5:56 pm

Grendel wrote:Could not get that video to play in Firefox or IE, though the midre.com site seems to be down now as well.


Oh, and I'm new to the forum. Hi. :D


click the lessons section and its the only lesson available. thats how i did it
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Postby didihitatree » Fri Mar 31, 2006 10:03 pm

So I watched this video today and a lightbulb came on.
I noticed that when I walk forward, I walk forward with the disc. During the X-step I reach back by bringing the disc back. In the video, there they kinda hold the disc in the place it started and use the X-step to walk past it. Thus, at the end of the step X-step the disc is already behind you and your arm is extended.

It's like you don't actually "reach back" (verb) so much as you end up in a reach back position. This would explain why the X-step never did much for me and why my timing is off when I try to reach back too far. Can someone tell me if I'm right about this?
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Postby Jwt4412 » Fri Mar 31, 2006 10:29 pm

That's the same light bulb that went off for me...
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Postby didihitatree » Sat Apr 01, 2006 6:43 pm

Well, I didn't find 40 feet but I did throw three drives about as far as I've thrown them and I could tell I was overall throwing harder. I threw two drives where I knew I didn't quite get all of it and put a little too much air under them-- and they still went farther than my regular drive and faded much less than I thought they would.

Problem was, I kept getting too excited and screwing up my form. I nailed about twice the number of trees I usally do-- but hey, I nailed them really hard. :lol:
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