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Just the Tip – Aim For Your Circle

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, well short of the basket. …

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Just the Tip – Stop and Smell the Roses

Disc golf is not a race.  Slow down.  I play a lot of solo rounds and it always amuses me when I get passed by groups of 2, 3, and 4.  What’s their hurry?  Are they trying to be done?  I don’t know about you, but I’d like my rounds to last as long as possible while still keeping a …

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Just the Tip – Keeping Score

Ever been in a slump?  Just not getting any better?  Disappointed in your scores because they are stagnant or maybe even going the wrong direction?  Try this for a week. Stop keeping score.  Yep, stop keeping score.  Don’t pretend to do it but try to keep track in the background of your mind.  Just stop thinking about what your score …

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Road to the 2015 GBO – 133 Days to Go

  I can’t believe a week has gone by already, but it’s time for the second installment of our new weekly feature, The Road to the 2015 GBO.  If you remember last week’s post, I touched on the first two things I put in place to train and get ready for the Glass Blown Open next year. Step one was …

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Just the Tip – Marking Your Lie

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 required to plant directly behind …

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No BS Review – Zen and the Art of Disc Golf

A while back, I put up a post titled, “Who Says There are no Books For Disc Golf”.  In it, I said that while there were only one or two books directly about disc golf, if you expanded your thinking, there are plenty of books out there that would help you improve at the sport you love.  That lead to …

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Just the Tip – Hydration

So if you haven’t noticed, my posts can get a little long.  I sit down at the keyboard and before I know it I’ve vomited 1,000-2,000 words into my MacBook.  I really appreciate those of you that make it through those long articles.  I also realize that there are many people whose eyes start to glaze over at about 100-200 …