Technique

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A Method for Overcoming Tournament Day Jitters So you’re excited for the big tournament at your home course. You play a couple rounds in the week leading up the event to get ready, and you shoot some really great scores including your personal best on the course. Now you are even more anxious to play

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What do I really need to know about the rules? Nearly every disc golf player who is on the verge of entering his or her first competition has the same question: what do I need to know about tournament rules so I don’t make a fool of myself? It’s an understandable concern. There is a

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How to play in the rain and have success No one likes playing in the rain. You get soaked, the discs get slick, and footing becomes treacherous as fairways get muddy. The more it rains, the more miserable the conditions become. Almost everyone tends to play worse in the rain, and for good reason…who likes

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Simple and Easy, but Effective Here’s the typical scenario for most putting practice and pre-round warm-ups: take a stack of discs, pick a spot, throw them all, gather them up, pick a new spot, lather, rinse, repeat. There are a couple inherent problems with that. One being that more often than not, the stack of

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(all definitions describing flight assume a backhand throw unless otherwise indicated) Fade: the tendency of a disc to curve in the direction opposite the throwing hand. This is the natural flight path for all discs, especially as a thrown disc slows down at the end of its flight. Some disc companies give their discs ratings