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So you want to throw far

Postby Bradbalk » Fri Aug 25, 2006 9:30 pm

http://iowadg.com/Pics/Mike/index.htm

Fellow Administrator MDR on the tee showing off his perfect form.
Is this the line for the beer, or the line for the coupons for the beer?
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Postby karma27895 » Thu Sep 07, 2006 11:38 am

great form mike
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Postby IowaCharlie » Fri Aug 31, 2007 8:16 am

I finally purchased some decent plastic from Chase, and along with the expert advice I got from both Mike and Chase, I was able to add about 50 feet to my drives almost immediatly. Thanks alot guys!
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Postby dx pete » Mon Sep 10, 2007 7:06 pm

my problem is between "c" and "d". any pics of this portion?
opulence, I has it.
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Postby KePP » Mon Sep 10, 2007 7:27 pm

I have problems with a through e.
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Postby ghstinshll » Mon Sep 10, 2007 9:57 pm

eh... Wish I coudl see an actual vid of it, but like Mike says...

"I thro fah, biatch!"

(totally kidding)
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Postby wapello51 » Fri Sep 28, 2007 5:34 am

:lol:
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Postby ghstinshll » Thu Jun 19, 2008 11:31 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Iff8S0Q-DAY&NR=1

Here's the latest How To from Discraft.

Mark Ellis gets together "7 of the top arms" on the Discraft Team.

They're taking ESP Surges, Z Avengers, and ESP Preds & throwing 450-500' shots. One thing I notice is a couple of the guys definitely have a Steve Brinster-like glide/hop/rip. Then there's Cale throwing like a jackrabbit... LOL It seemd like he throws fast, not as far - at least in this vid though. I like RObert McIntee's form in there. He puts an ESP Surge about 550, too. :shock:

One thing I notice is footwork. Most of these guys are planting their foot @ the front left corner of the pad, and angling to the left of the center of the fareway. Then it doesn't seem like they're throwing much anhyzer, but

A) getting plenty of snap, and

B) the rip must be comign across closer to their bodies, generating more centrifical force?

SO, for you people who throw that far *cough* Mike, Chris, you name the rest... Can you break down what in some of their throws brings that power/snap/distance? I'm not looking to become Markus or anything, but just ever-curious & wanting to learn/further my game - as well as be able to better coach others.

(I grew up a 200 average bowler, so I'm a bit of a technique buff_)
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Postby ghstinshll » Thu Jun 19, 2008 11:56 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X08-tc6Kgkw

"You are one ugly mutha chucka" (Ahnuld quote)

JK Mike, thought it was cool that when searching for discraft distance, your vid pops up second. #5 when searching for Disc Golf Distance
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