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Thumber/Thomahawk throwing methods
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Does anybody know a way to throw either a tomahawk or thumber with minimal shoulder injury?

Started this discussion. Last reply by AK Discer Sep 14, 2011.

what is the most versatile disc in your bag
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mine is a well beat in DX Cobra that goes exactly where you want it

Started this discussion. Last reply by James Burton Jul 5, 2011.

Thumber/Tomahawk
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From what i have heard people suggest a more over stable disc for a thumber/tomahawk throw. I seem to get my most accurate tomahawks with a less stable disc like a champion sidewinder. What is…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by RJH Jun 9, 2011.

Roller Discs
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What is a Good first overhand roller disc>?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Joshua Knutson Jun 13, 2011.

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MJ Waltz replied to Jack Selleh's discussion Any Huntington beach players?
"its fairly simple, the guys at the shop are always more than happy to help and the course is easy to follow, if you get lost just ask one of the other players and they will point you in the right direction  "
Sep 27, 2011
AK Discer replied to MJ Waltz's discussion Thumber/Thomahawk throwing methods
"ya!!!!!!! OMG!!!!!!!!! otherwise!!!!! You'd be in trouble and not have that shot!!!!!!!!"
Sep 14, 2011
mr ed replied to MJ Waltz's discussion Thumber/Thomahawk throwing methods
"Dook..I'll be waiting for the demo video,another old guy with bad wrist arthritist;>}"
Sep 12, 2011
Dookville replied to MJ Waltz's discussion Thumber/Thomahawk throwing methods
"I don't throw an Epic....sorry. I'll be using a 175g Firebird, 153g Teebird, and something unexpected. I have other stuff, but for this shot, those will do fine."
Sep 12, 2011
Dave Engle replied to MJ Waltz's discussion Thumber/Thomahawk throwing methods
"Hey dook, any way you can include a throw with an Aerobie Epic?  If you have one, that is.  None of the videos I've found are high quality enough to see the actual flight it takes.  All i see is the guy throw, then act all…"
Sep 12, 2011
Dookville replied to MJ Waltz's discussion Thumber/Thomahawk throwing methods
"Maybe we should get that guy to do a demo video.....haha. I'll still do one to show how us old guys can thumb em' without shoulder injury."
Sep 12, 2011
THUMB NATION replied to MJ Waltz's discussion Thumber/Thomahawk throwing methods
"Thumb Nation just won the Scarboro Scorcher finishing first in MA2. Just to give you an idea of the power of the Thumber when performed correctly, Corey Stahl one of the 3 original members of Thumb Nation has only been playing Disc Golf for…"
Sep 12, 2011
Dave Engle replied to MJ Waltz's discussion Thumber/Thomahawk throwing methods
"Thanks for giving such effort Dook!  It'll be cool to see a well-made video on the subject!"
Sep 12, 2011
Dookville replied to MJ Waltz's discussion Thumber/Thomahawk throwing methods
"I played the Monthly at La Mirada on saturday. While on the course I scouted out a place to film a little bit for a demo on throwing the thumber. I have a handful of holes that I use the shot on, but hole# 17 on the back course looks to be the one…"
Sep 12, 2011
mr ed replied to MJ Waltz's discussion Thumber/Thomahawk throwing methods
"Understandable,but the arthritist in the wrist/thumb area is painfull with every move.I deal with that,still throw backhand with pain.When a flick is required,well it's really out of the question.The sudden movement of wrist action sends acute…"
Sep 11, 2011
steve sevonty replied to MJ Waltz's discussion Thumber/Thomahawk throwing methods
"elbow tight to the body  "
Sep 11, 2011
THUMB NATION replied to MJ Waltz's discussion Thumber/Thomahawk throwing methods
"well put!  "
Sep 11, 2011
Dave Engle replied to MJ Waltz's discussion Thumber/Thomahawk throwing methods
"You're giving up way too much by not throwing them, IMO... I understand if some players have pre-existing injuries, but even they should be able to have an overhand approach throw in their arsenal.  It takes barely any shoulder strength or…"
Sep 11, 2011
Hippy replied to MJ Waltz's discussion Thumber/Thomahawk throwing methods
"Don't throw them!!!!! Easiest way!!!!  "
Sep 11, 2011
mr ed replied to MJ Waltz's discussion Thumber/Thomahawk throwing methods
"Allow someone younger to throw your disc;>}  My worn out shoulder/hand, wrist/body lets me know that I no longer can throw that to accomplish results.I now marvel/envy  those who are able to throw these..ahh youth."
Sep 11, 2011
THUMB NATION replied to MJ Waltz's discussion Thumber/Thomahawk throwing methods
"Stretching and warming up is key to prevent injury, I carry a baseball mit and softball with me and I throw for about 15 minutes before I play, Ill also do quite a few reps of holding the disc and practice my throwing motion with out releasing the…"
Sep 11, 2011

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about 1 year ago
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What is your "home" course?
HB Central Park Course
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6
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21-50

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At 12:45pm on June 4, 2011, Donny Olow said…

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