"At 62 with a total hip and a total knee surgery behind me, I will add my two cents for throwing at 80%. I find I play much better when I focus on throwing with good form, than when I try to hammer the disc for max distance."
"What do you throw as your nornal disc? Into a head wind, you want to throw a more over stable and or a faster disc. The head wind has the effect of the disc being thrown faster. With a tail wind you get the opposite effect. The disc is…"
Sorry to hear about the hip...just roaming the site and saw your comment....I'm 28 and recently hurt my hip playing in an ironman tourney(4 rounds at 4 parks in one day in Comumbia, SC) The last round I tweaked my hip and it's still giving me trouble. You should be able to get to that 300 ft. mark....Just a suggestion: try taking only one step, leaning back and torquing off your heel. I know an average older gentleman who get's great distance that way(I do to!)
Boise, ID, and Spartanburg, SC