Here’s an excerpt of some Q n A from a recent DiscDog.Live stream. Ron Watson answers a question on revisiting foundation and ties in a little sensemaking and highlights the Simplicity Cliff.
Teaching and learning has little to do with giving and getting answers. Giving and getting answers is the opposite of teaching and learning. Teaching and learning are all about knowing and understanding how the answers are attained and asking relevant questions that uncover the reality that leads to the answer.
Reading the disc is a skill that astute dogs and humans pick up rather quickly. The float, the spin, and the speed can reliably be gauged and predicted after several reps. Of course this changes with wind, disc choice, and throwing ability but, generally speaking, the flight path of a disc is easily predicted.
How are you going to learn about the wind? What are you going to do to learn how the wind affects your throws? Serious questions…
My guess is you have no answers. But going further, have you even asked the question? Or have you simply looked for a simple answer to managing the wind?