Just the Tip – Go on a Disc Diet

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Your bag is fat.  I don’t mean p-h-a-t like super groovy and bitchin’ and any other passe term for cool you can come up with to use for comedic effect.  I mean it’s big and fat and needs to go on a diet.  It’s like the US government, bloated with useless excess. [tweetthis]My #discgolf bag … Read more

Just the Tip – Visualize One You Already Know

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One of the best pieces of tournament advice out there is to not play courses blind.  Your tournament round should not be your first round on that course.  If it is, you are just asking for trouble.  That’s all well and good, but unfortunately, it still happens. It would be great if all the tournaments … Read more

Just the Tip – Pre Shot Routine

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Baseball players have one before their at bats.  Golfers have one before every shot.  Quarterbacks have one before they step up and call for a snap.  Virtually all professional athletes have a pre shot routine.  You should too. You might have heard this before, but the real question is why?  What is the benefit?  There … Read more

Just the Tip – Aim For Your Circle

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You step up to the tee, line up your shot, and throw what you think is a great drive through the woods.  You watch as the disc dances its way past tree after tree in the direction of the basket.  Then, out of nowhere, your disc hits a branch and drops straight to the ground, … Read more

Just the Tip – Marking Your Lie

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The mini marker.  It’s something you are required to have when playing tournaments.  But did you know you are rarely required to actually use it?  For most shots, you are allowed to throw from behind the disc you just threw. In most cases, this is an advantage.  The rules state that your front foot is … Read more

10 Pieces of Disc Golf Advice I Wish I Had Listened To

Life Can Be Cruel

One of life’s cruel tricks is that the tools and perspective you need to make the most of life often don’t come to you until well after you need them.  How many times have we said things like…  “If I could go back to high school knowing what I know now.” or “If I could go back to college knowing what I know now.” or “I wish I could go back and date that person again knowing what I know now.”  It seems like we are never fully equipped with the knowledge we need at the time we actually need it. This is especially true for me when it comes to disc golf advice.

Going back in time to pick up some disc golf advice
Sometimes I wish there really was such a thing as the wayback machine.

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Disc Golf Up Shot Technique to Control Distance Accurately

“So can I play disc golf yet?” “Do you want to go back to not being able to walk?” “OK.  OK.  You know I have to ask.” “You’ll be able to play again someday, I promise.  For now let’s get to work.” For a little over a year, this was the conversation I had with my … Read more