Discmania - deep in the game

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Discmania - deep in the game

Post by bruce » Thu Apr 12, 2012 8:04 am

Coming soon: http://www.discmania.net/deep-in-the-game/

Episode directory:
Episode 1: Putting, air date: April 16th
Episode 2: Backhand, air date: April 30th
Episode 3: Sidearm, air date: May 14th
Episode 4: Mental Game, air date: May 28th
Episode 5: Monster Distance, air date: June 11th
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Re: Discmania - deep in the game

Post by ChrisOBrien » Mon Apr 16, 2012 11:58 am

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Re: Discmania - deep in the game

Post by West » Mon Apr 16, 2012 2:55 pm

Was a good video. Nothing particularly new to seasoned players but good for newer players.

Looking forward to the rest of the series :)
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Re: Discmania - deep in the game

Post by bruce » Mon Apr 16, 2012 3:22 pm

West wrote:Nothing particularly new to seasoned players but good for newer players.
I've seen you putt, maybe watch it again? :wink:
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Re: Discmania - deep in the game

Post by ChrisOBrien » Mon Apr 16, 2012 6:02 pm

Yes, I expect they will go a little deeper into the game with the other videos. At the end of the day, putting needs to be kept simple. Just pick a disc that feels good, stick to the fundamentals of body position, keeping the disc straight on a straight line and a good release and the rest comes down to practice and experience. Deep enough.
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Re: Discmania - deep in the game

Post by mealticket » Mon Apr 16, 2012 8:09 pm

I agree, since I started practising properly and developed a simple routine I've gone from being an awful putter to being a fairly reliable putter. I've also learned what range I'll hit every time (except when it's the last putt of the final in front of the gallery!), when it's worth going for a longer one, and when to just lay up. It's knocked an awful lot of shots off my scores over the last couple of years!

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Re: Discmania - deep in the game

Post by Jester » Mon Apr 16, 2012 9:34 pm

Anyone else notice the side to side body movement in Jenkin's style? Dunno if this is something I do myself, maybe it's inevitable when transferring weight from back foot to front, it just looked a little strange. He actaully ends up putting almost across his body rather than straight through the line. Whatever works though.
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Re: Discmania - deep in the game

Post by Village » Tue Apr 17, 2012 9:17 am

Jester wrote:Anyone else notice the side to side body movement in Jenkin's style? Dunno if this is something I do myself
TBH Jester, when I watch you putt, the 5 minute wind up puts me into a trance, so I have no idea what you putt actually looks like....... :lol:
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Re: Discmania - deep in the game

Post by West » Tue Apr 17, 2012 12:42 pm

bruce wrote:
West wrote:Nothing particularly new to seasoned players but good for newer players.
I've seen you putt, maybe watch it again? :wink:
Was I playing left handed? :P

I'm looking forward to the approach and drive episodes as thats where I have ... erm ... how do i put it ... room for improvement ;-)
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Re: Discmania - deep in the game

Post by Mark.A.D » Tue Apr 17, 2012 12:51 pm

West wrote:
bruce wrote:
West wrote:Nothing particularly new to seasoned players but good for newer players.
I've seen you putt, maybe watch it again? :wink:
Was I playing left handed? :P

I'm looking forward to the approach and drive episodes as thats where I have ... erm ... how do i put it ... room for improvement ;-)
if playing left handed, i'd say most of us do.
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Re: Discmania - deep in the game

Post by West » Tue Apr 17, 2012 12:55 pm

Mark.A.D wrote:if playing left handed, i'd say most of us do.
Lets see how Bristol goes, might stick with left handed even when my shoulder recovers ;-)
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