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hey all! just thought id get some input from you guys... i have recently started throwing tomahawk for many of my drives... however i havent heard anyone describe my release/flight pattern in previous discussions, so i want some feedback.

i am holding the disc with a sidearm power grip (see photo 1) but i am releasing the disc almost parallel (somewhere between 0 and 45 deg) upside down. (see photo 2, sorry for crappy mirror shot) i have heard most other tomahawkers releasing at 12:00 (which i do if i am trying to get out of the woods etc) but havent heard of anyone releasing this far over... more like 10:00...

the result i get is an s curve (see photo 3) that, if thrown correctly lands flight plate down (not on the edge rolling like the usual tomahawk/thumber) and i often get a nice skip off the flight plate of a few more feet... (kinda like a scooby?)

anyone else throw like this? your thoughts?

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I love that your getting that extra distance
well, im getting better distance than my rhbh and similar to my sidearm, what i like about it though is when i do it correctly i get a very straight shot... we have a lot of heavily wooded courses around here that have holes like... "the gauntlet" to throw thru... lol.. and it keeps me from pinballing back and forth on some trees!

i would love to get even greater distance though... i still cant throw very far :( im throwing 150 class discs, and still my max is like... 200? maybe? any thoughts/suggestions?


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