Upside Down Disc Throwing Tips & Technique

Throwing upside down is both useful and stylish. DiscDogger Weekly #14 features several upside down throwing lessons used to shape and control collection and pursuit of discs and to help shape a better leaping catch. Ron Watson lays out 4 basic upside down throws and goes over some throwing tips & technique for making them work for you.

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Music, Dance, and Disc Dog Freestyle | The Rhythm is In the Gaps

Your disc dog tricks and moves are your beats or dance steps. All the stuff required to set them up and make them look and sound good in flow are the gaps. You need rhythm in your play to create beautiful music and graceful dance instead of just making noise and moving erratically. To create rhythm, you need to mind the gaps.

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Advanced Throwing | How to Throw A Funky AirBounce

Funky throws are the lifeblood of the disc dog freestyler. Delivering discs with various releases are a scoring metric in all disc dog freestyle contests. Continuing development of your quiver of creative releases is a key to growing as a player. I am rather well known for creative throwing and the teaching of creative throwing. Here is a quick lesson on how to throw a funky over the shoulder airbounce, one of my more flashy throws

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Loot the World | circa 2014-2017

Pretty sweet Counter Clock Around the World here… an Around the World is four throws in circular fashion with the dog on the Working Flank. This is a Counter Clockwise Around the World.

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Disc Brushing Basics

Brushing discs, aka – MAC (Mid Air Correction), is actually quite a bit easier than most people think. They can be a bit hard to wrap your head around, but with a little bit of knowledge and a good serve, they’re really pretty easy.

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Disc Dog Fidgets and Throws Coin Toss Butterfly

The cointoss butterfly is a very cool, very reliable butterfly that rotates 90 degrees – or sideways in relation to the handler., making for a really nice toss for passing skills and for Vaults and Overs. It also works quite well for flipping with many styles of dog.

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Body as Flick

Many great throwers do this so naturally that it looks as if they must have magical Wristbands of Hercules or something. Now a huge portion of that Flick Myth is hiding right in plain sight.

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Jazz Throw

We are going to backchain this skill. You’ll start with a very simple, rough approximation of the finish product – a blind backwards release – and then you will increase the challenge to get to that finish criteria.

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Creative Disc Throw | Airbounce

The key to throwing the Airbounce is to have a perfectly clean release at the simplest expression of the throw. If you can’t perform the throw at it’s essence, how in the world are you going to master it and be able to master it when the power, speed and physics of a serious Airbounce multiply the difficulty?

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