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How to practice follow-through when putting, and why it's so important

One of the most important aspects of proper disc golf putting form also

happens to be counter-intuitive to the way people usually first learn

to throw a flying disc. I'm talking follow-through, which in a classic

putting motion means thrusting the throwing (putting) hand forward

toward the target, as opposed to 'flinging' the disc from the side like

a tossing a Frisbee at the beach.



A different set of muscles are involved, so it not only feels weird… Continue

Added by frisbeebrain on October 20, 2010 at 6:22pm — 3 Comments

Putting practice, indoors, without a basket

I travel fairly frequently, and I end up spending a decent

amount of waking hours in a hotel room. Even when I'm in places that

have courses near enough to get in a quick round, I usually just scurry

around the course, note it's highlights despite the fact that it's no

DeLaveaga, then split. When I'm on the road, I rarely get in any putting

practice at all.



So one time I pulled out my putters in the hotel room, wedged myself in one corner, and aimed for a… Continue

Added by frisbeebrain on October 20, 2010 at 12:00am — 2 Comments

Don't Count Your Chickens (Before They Hatch)!

Played Black Mouse yesterday, and I got off to a nice start. Birdied 1,

2, 3, and 4. To my credit, I didn't once entertain the possibility of

shooting -18. But I did think that double digits was a given, and it got

me out of a disc-ipline that I've worked for years to establish. I

actually kept track of my score the whole time after that, and when on

the teepad calculated how many holes out how many remaining I'd have to

birdie to shoot -10. (For the record, I shot… Continue

Added by frisbeebrain on October 6, 2010 at 9:56pm — 3 Comments

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