Category Archives: instruction

Do pressure putts wind you up? “Don’t look down!”

How do you perform on pressure putts? Are they a weakness in your otherwise solid disc golf game? If the first question caused you to grind your teeth and/or break out into a cold sweat, and if you grudgingly answered … Continue reading

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Learning by Feel in Disc Golf: Why, and How

Companies that market formal clothing love to tell us how their garments lead directly to success in business. “If you look good, you’ll feel good”. Heard that one before? The idea is that men wearing chic, expertly-tailored suits and women … Continue reading

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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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