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My son is turning 5 in a couple weeks and I am contemplating getting him started on a bag for his birthday.

Does anyone have suggestions on ultralight (120 g or so) discs that would be good for him?

Thanks for the Help!

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I got my brother to start playing when he was six with a tie die x stratus i think it was a 163 and he throws it dead straight 50 feet or so. A road runner might also work.
Heck at five. I'd just give him one disc and see how it goes. I gave my daughter a starter set when she was around that age. It turned out to be to much. She had more fun just throwing one disc without the worries of sellecting a driver or a mid or a... So she just ended up throwing a Teebird for a few months and had more fun doing that. Kids tend to throw for a few holes and then drift off when they spot a bug, stick or a cool plant lol! At least that's been my experience with kids.
my son can throw my Scream and beat-in Roc about 50 feet without an issue--and there both 175--but he would be much more comfortable with lighter discs.

a stratus and roadrunner are good suggestions--thanks--what about a stingray?
I totally understand about how children get distracted...he likes to throw my discs but I don't carry anything under 175--

I'm only looking at maybe 3 ultralights for him--in his favorite colors of course!
My son started playing at age five by trowing what was in my bag, but I think kids do the best with under-stable discs. They have not developed the arm speed, or strength and a disc that can turn, then come back will create the most distance. I agree a "Roadrunner", or maybe a light Star TL. I don't think it could hurt to start with lighter disc, until they develop, so let us know how it works out. Love to see our children playing. I know my son is 19 now and can usually beat me, mainly because he started so early!
___Tab
max weight champ bosses.
Curiosity drives me ask the question...why max weight?
If your looking for ultra light discs check out discraft's misprint page. If I'm not mistaken for 10 its like 35 or so bucks plus shipping. You don't get to pick your discs but for cheep he can pick thru and find a few that will work for him!
LOL, yeah, i'm thinking so....especially a Boss.
one fity class putters. (150 grams)
Not only are they lightweight, but since the edge of a putter is blunt,
there is not the worry of banging the disc into body parts.

No owies for the youngsters.
just get a disc with his picture dyed on it, he'll be hooked indefinitely. kids like to look at themselves.
Will he throw himself?

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