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I took out a stretch band today and wrapped it around a tree hoping to use the resistance to stretch out my arm. I've been a little sore from 2 weeks straight of 36 or more holes per day, and/or hitting up the open soccer field near my house. I tied it around the tree around chest high and slipped the free handle around a disc so that i could grab it with a 4 finger power grip. Then i slowly pulled the disc across my chest as flat and smooth as i would if I was throwing backhand in slow motion.
All I was trying to do was loosen up my arm a little before the round. What I didn't realize is how much a few minutes of this stretch would speed up and add power to my drive. Similar to baseball players with those warmup weights they slide onto bats to speed their swings and loosen up. I've never been the guy who had a cannon for an arm. Even finding enough power to be able to throw a strong 'S' curve flight felt like an impossibility...
Lo and Behold, My first throw LAUNCHED into a powerful flight and ended up pacing off at 440'. Not bad for a guy who averages 325', at best.
Anyone else had any luck with this type of thing? It makes sense to me. Give it a shot sometime. I know I won't be starting another round without it, for sure!
Lol I know what you mean about having to 'recalibrate' lol... between the resistance band training, some wrist strength training and a new grip change I've been throwing different variations of hyzer flips with nearly every throw! My 161g vulcan (see profile pic), which used to be my main distance driver, is now almost useless, except for the occasional BH Roller.