Category Archives: DaLearning Curve

Want to improve your game? Think A.C.E. on every hole

Everyone knows the secret to learning a complex concept lies in a good acronym, right? Okay, that may be overstating things a bit, but they do at least help us remember and internalize those concepts once we’ve had them explained … Continue reading

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Mastering the turnover shot: equal parts art and science

Anyone can throw a hyzer. In fact, even for most beginners throwing a hyzer is as natural and involuntary as breathing. But getting the disc to not hyzer is like trying not to breathe. Those who are highly skilled at … Continue reading

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“Okay, everybody take a knee!” (and putt)

The DeLaveaga Disc Golf Club is hosting a 145-player C-tier event in December called the Faultline Charity Pro-Am. The tournament director, your truly, wanted to include a nice, unique prize for the person in each division that carded the fewest … Continue reading

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Playing Disc Golf like a Machine. A well-oiled machine.

If I tell you to play disc golf like a well-oiled machine, and leave it at that, it would be no more useful than saying ‘It’s beneficial to execute all your shots on a consistent basis’. Thanks a bunch, Captain Obvious! … Continue reading

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The perfect playing partner, and the almost near-perfect round

Today was a good day. More specifically, today was a very good disc golf day in the life of a player whose days of high-level competition are mostly behind him. At the risk of boring those who could care less about the disc … Continue reading

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How to drastically cut down on your short missed putts

Is there anything worse than missing a short putt? The kind that you make 90 or even 99 times out of 100 on the practice basket? Usually when that happens we know even a split second before the disc leaves … Continue reading

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Lost discs: practical preventative steps to avoid that void in your bag

Discs ain’t cheap- especially if everything you throw is premium plastic or rubber that runs $15 or more a pop. And we all own some that would fall into the category of ‘it’s not the money’; discs that are worked … Continue reading

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