Disc Golf Form Analysis

CaptureHere is a video of my form 15 weeks after shoulder surgery. This video helped me so much. I realized that i was shying away from my shot due to the shoulder. The catch 22 was that this was causing more discomfort. You can see I started leaning away instead of turning away during my back-swing. My timing was also way off but hey it was a start to get back into it.

I have already started implementing changes and saw a huge difference. I was having a hard time with big drivers but this week I started throwing the Wraith with comfort. Tomorrow will be week 17 and I am finally starting to feel normal. I still have a lot of scar tissue that is breaking up but I’ve seen a huge improvement.

When I studied Kinesiology I was offered a 1 credit Golf class, a crash course on the technique and strategy of golf. The point was to be able to coach it to high school age kids. In this class we would use video to break down the form of our ball golf swing. Although I wasn’t that interested in golf at the time, the experience is stilling teaching me a lot now that I am.

The thing about filming yourself is; everyone knows they should do it, but its not as easy as it sounds. It is a nuisance to set up cameras download footage etc. when you all you want to do is rep out holes. I set up a tarp in the back yard and threw into it. 10 quick minutes at home. I like this set up because I can rip putters and mids at it, I can see them flip just slightly before they hit the tarp which tells me if it would have turned over or gone straight etc. 1 out of 20 will miss the tarp but I haven’t lost one yet.

If you haven’t tried this yet you need to. It might be the fastest way to get better. My aim changed a lot, I played all last season with a torn labrum so these issues have been going on for awhile. Your aim will change too but I think you’ll be better in the long run.

 

I will post a follow up video soon with my changes.

Heres my video:
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