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this is a question of how far you want to go?
I can throw any backhand throw as a forehand and I do. So here are my discs that I'm using:
putts & short approaches - Rhyno, P1 Discmania
midrange - buzzz, you can't do nothing wrong with it. tomorrow i'll try a mako and a cobra
drivers - definitely sidewinder and DD2
I am a RHBH thrower and started working on Forehand a couple months ago. It has been primarily an Upshot/Approach tool for me cause I can be Very Accurate with it. I now max out at about 270-280ft Forehand. I have been working on it A LOT.
I Have a Few Favorite Discs thus far. My Star Eagle, Star Leopard (Nice Forehand Flex Shots), Star and Champion Beasts (also Nice Flex Shots, longer) and the Star Teerex. The Teerex is my Longest Forehand Disc and I can Shape it to do anything.
Advice I have been given that is working really well.... Start working on Forehands with Mid Range discs. Helps you learn to shape shots and Control your angles of release. Also keep you ELBOW TUCKED INTO your Body. Reduces arm injury and makes you use your body for rotation. Also, Keep you Palm to the Sky on your Release!!
Hope this helps! Keep us informed.
i recently bought a champion teebird from innova that shoots a very straight forehand. all it takes is the flick of your wrist to get it out in the fairway
Teebird, Eagle, and PD (aka Teegle). I think too many people start out with something ridiculously stable and throw it like they are a shortstop turning a double play at second. It takes a long time to break bad habits. Uli is one of the best forehand throwers (golf shots) in the game and he uses a worn Wraith. Bradley Williams throws most of his flick shots with an Eagle or beat Destroyer.
After much time and an epic fail in the forehanding department, I scrapped my attempts and started over. My best training aids where flippy mids, keeping my elbow in, and learning to be smooth. Gradually moving to faster flippy discs and finally settling on stable to slightly overstable discs along with better form, I have a forehand game.
Star San Marino Roc
Destroyer (Beat Dx)
Legacy icon Cannon
I go for the most stable nowadays- predators,apes,drones just so they fade hard and dont go to far from the pole. But any flat top driver- wraith, crush and what not, is mean for straight distance when thrown with a little less juice. won a tourny with a pro wraith sidearm.
I like this one....
Thanks for everyones help. I have been practicing and getting better at it, I just have to learn how to throw lower to the ground. The dx Boss has been working better for me than my champion groove