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illegal putt???

Postby erikc1971 » Tue Oct 23, 2012 11:31 am

I have developed a little of a step forward with my forward leg while putting. to alleviate this I step back about a foot from my marker so my foot doesnt cross that line. Is this a legaL putt??
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Re: illegal putt???

Postby Frank Delicious » Tue Oct 23, 2012 12:10 pm

Do you have a foot within 11" of the marker when releasing the disc and do you go past your line at all?
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Re: illegal putt???

Postby erikc1971 » Tue Oct 23, 2012 12:17 pm

front foot is behind marker within the 11" my hand may cross the line but I'm not moving towards the basket. i kinda rock back on my rear foot and lift my forward foot and launch on the front foot that never crosses the line. the front foot is planted behind, within 11" of the marker.
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Re: illegal putt???

Postby keltik » Tue Oct 23, 2012 12:44 pm

sounds legal, still weird though.
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Re: illegal putt???

Postby Spinthrift » Tue Oct 23, 2012 12:58 pm

Any added motion in your putting routine and stroke introduces variables that affect consistency. Simpler is always better. Interestingly, one of the best putters ever, Cam Todd, says the weight shift on a putt shouldn't go back then forward. Rather, the shift should be down and up - a squat with knees bent - ending with weight on the front leg. It's feels weird at first, but I've found this shift generates as much momentum as back/forward with less arm motion needed (removing another variable).
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Re: illegal putt???

Postby dgdave » Tue Oct 23, 2012 2:28 pm

Doesn't Hosfeld do this?
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Re: illegal putt???

Postby dgdave » Tue Oct 23, 2012 2:28 pm

And Climo
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Re: illegal putt???

Postby keltik » Tue Oct 23, 2012 3:04 pm

Spinthrift wrote:Any added motion in your putting routine and stroke introduces variables that affect consistency. Simpler is always better. Interestingly, one of the best putters ever, Cam Todd, says the weight shift on a putt shouldn't go back then forward. Rather, the shift should be down and up - a squat with knees bent - ending with weight on the front leg. It's feels weird at first, but I've found this shift generates as much momentum as back/forward with less arm motion needed (removing another variable).


never thought about it this way. Cam Todd is/was a phenomenal putter. I may have to try this.
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Re: illegal putt???

Postby cubeofsoup » Wed Oct 24, 2012 7:22 am

keltik wrote:
Spinthrift wrote:Any added motion in your putting routine and stroke introduces variables that affect consistency. Simpler is always better. Interestingly, one of the best putters ever, Cam Todd, says the weight shift on a putt shouldn't go back then forward. Rather, the shift should be down and up - a squat with knees bent - ending with weight on the front leg. It's feels weird at first, but I've found this shift generates as much momentum as back/forward with less arm motion needed (removing another variable).


never thought about it this way. Cam Todd is/was a phenomenal putter. I may have to try this.


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Re: illegal putt???

Postby turso » Wed Oct 24, 2012 7:39 am

Lol.
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Re: illegal putt???

Postby Frank Delicious » Wed Oct 24, 2012 11:51 am

dgdave wrote:And Climo


If he is describing the "plant your foot right as your putt" lots of guys do it to an extent. I do it longer, non-jump putts.
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Re: illegal putt???

Postby keltik » Wed Oct 24, 2012 1:03 pm

cubeofsoup wrote:
keltik wrote:
Spinthrift wrote:Any added motion in your putting routine and stroke introduces variables that affect consistency. Simpler is always better. Interestingly, one of the best putters ever, Cam Todd, says the weight shift on a putt shouldn't go back then forward. Rather, the shift should be down and up - a squat with knees bent - ending with weight on the front leg. It's feels weird at first, but I've found this shift generates as much momentum as back/forward with less arm motion needed (removing another variable).


never thought about it this way. Cam Todd is/was a phenomenal putter. I may have to try this.


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Re: illegal putt???

Postby JHern » Wed Oct 24, 2012 4:21 pm

keltik wrote:
cubeofsoup wrote:
keltik wrote:
Spinthrift wrote:Any added motion in your putting routine and stroke introduces variables that affect consistency. Simpler is always better. Interestingly, one of the best putters ever, Cam Todd, says the weight shift on a putt shouldn't go back then forward. Rather, the shift should be down and up - a squat with knees bent - ending with weight on the front leg. It's feels weird at first, but I've found this shift generates as much momentum as back/forward with less arm motion needed (removing another variable).


never thought about it this way. Cam Todd is/was a phenomenal putter. I may have to try this.


I tried it today at work and yes my mind, it was blown.


I agree, I was just trying this as well, and tended to miss high at first. Definitely it gives much more power than you would expect, but it seems to make putting more easy and reliable. I like it!
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Re: illegal putt???

Postby Parks » Thu Oct 25, 2012 4:26 am

cubeofsoup wrote:
keltik wrote:
Spinthrift wrote:Any added motion in your putting routine and stroke introduces variables that affect consistency. Simpler is always better. Interestingly, one of the best putters ever, Cam Todd, says the weight shift on a putt shouldn't go back then forward. Rather, the shift should be down and up - a squat with knees bent - ending with weight on the front leg. It's feels weird at first, but I've found this shift generates as much momentum as back/forward with less arm motion needed (removing another variable).


never thought about it this way. Cam Todd is/was a phenomenal putter. I may have to try this.


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