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Tomorrow is my 1 year anniversary of playing disc golf. I started rather late in life compared to most, so I'm having some troubles smoothing off the rough edges of my throws.
I'm 42 and 6' 6" tall. I've learned that the best way for me to throw consistent is to slow down and throw smooth. I take a very deliberate X-step approach. But being as tall and as old as I am, I find that my back isn't as "fluid" as it was when I was younger. I'm having a difficult time transfering my weight forward as I torque my hips open when I throw. As a result, my drives are launching up more than I'd like, which is affecting my distance. I'm throwing nose down with good snap and I'm hitting my intended line more often than not. A more experienced player in my group in leagues this week pointed out my weight wasn't shifting properly and that was causing my drives to launch higher than intended.
Would someone be so kind as to describe what I need to feel in my body when I throw so I can learn how I'm supposed to transfer my weight properly. I stretch out well before each round because if I don't, I feel stiff and not very fluid in my throws. For example, do I need to feel my weight more on my front toes? Should I lift my back leg off the ground? I don't know what I should be feeling when I'm supposed to it correctly and I'm stumped.