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Beginning and basics

What is Disc Golf

Beginning and basics

What is Disc Golf

Angles and Trajectories

Backhand

Angles and Trajectories

Backhand

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In the course you learn:


  • Learning the basic disc angles

  • Differences between flat, hyzer, and anhyzer angles

  • How and when to use these throws

  • How to execute different shot shapes

  • Activating your body to create the desired shot shape

  • Disc selection for different angles

In this course you will learn how to start landing your throws in the desired spot with the right flying angle.

Avery Jenkins will guide you through the three different release angles and how to throw each one with varying disc speeds. The release angles are: flat, hyzer and anhyzer. Learning these terms and the techniques behind them will open up a whole new world of disc golf for every beginner!

By the end of the course you understand the basics of flat, hyzer and anhyzer throws and you will have a great knowledge on angles and trajectories in a backhand shot.

Remember, repetition is the key when practising. It doesn’t matter if you are a touring pro or been throwing for a few months, so let's head to the field and throw some discs!

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Introduction

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Introduction

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Introduction

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Introduction to the course

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Introduction to the course

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In this course, you'll learn the basics of different release angles and how to shape back hand shots.

Introduction to the course

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00:53

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Lesson - Flat, Hyzer and Anhyzer

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Lesson - Flat, Hyzer and Anhyzer

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In this lesson You will learn the the three basic release angles: flat, hyzer and anhyzer.

Lesson - Flat, Hyzer and Anhyzer

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01:27

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Lesson - Choosing the perfect discs for practicing

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Lesson - Choosing the perfect discs for practicing

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Avery Jenkins tells you what kind of putters and discs you should choose for practising.

Lesson - Choosing the perfect discs for practicing

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01:27

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Flat and Straight Backhand Shot - Putter

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Flat and Straight Backhand Shot - Putter

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Flat and Straight Backhand Shot - Putter

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Introduction to the Flat and Straight Backhand Shot

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Introduction to the Flat and Straight Backhand Shot

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In this lesson, we'll start focusing on releasing the disc flat. Imagine holding a glass full of water, without spilling, on top of your disc while going through the motions.

Introduction to the Flat and Straight Backhand Shot

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00:59

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Lesson - Flat and Straight Backhand shot with a Putter

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Lesson - Flat and Straight Backhand shot with a Putter

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Let's start with neutral putter and let Avery tell you how to throw it flat.

Lesson - Flat and Straight Backhand shot with a Putter

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00:59

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Exercise - Flat Backhand Shot with a Putter

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Exercise - Flat Backhand Shot with a Putter

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Avery will teach you all about the release. Remember, this is the shot you NEED to learn so repetition is the key.

Exercise - Flat Backhand Shot with a Putter

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01:32

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Hyzer Backhand Shot - Putter

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Hyzer Backhand Shot - Putter

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Hyzer Backhand Shot - Putter

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Introduction to the Hyzer Backhand Shot

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Introduction to the Hyzer Backhand Shot

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Flat is nice, but shaping shots is way more fun. In this segment we focus on how to release the disc in hyzer angle.

Introduction to the Hyzer Backhand Shot

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01:26

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Lesson - Hyzer Backhand Shot with a Putter

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Lesson - Hyzer Backhand Shot with a Putter

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In this lesson Avery goes through the most important aspects of the disc position and release for a hyzer throw.

Lesson - Hyzer Backhand Shot with a Putter

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01:37

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Exercise - Hyzer Backhand Shot with a Putter

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Exercise - Hyzer Backhand Shot with a Putter

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Time to practice. Pick a focal point where to throw. It can be a basket, a bag or basically anything. Again - repetition is a key so keep throwing!

Exercise - Hyzer Backhand Shot with a Putter

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01:49

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Anhyzer Backhand Shot - Putter

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Anhyzer Backhand Shot - Putter

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Anhyzer Backhand Shot - Putter

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Introduction to the Anhyzer Backhand Shot

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Introduction to the Anhyzer Backhand Shot

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Avery Jenkins’ favourite shot to throw is anhyzer putter shot. In this segment you will learn how to throw anhyzers.

Introduction to the Anhyzer Backhand Shot

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01:14

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Lesson - Anhyzer Backhand Shot with a Putter

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Lesson - Anhyzer Backhand Shot with a Putter

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In this lesson you will learn how to throw an anhyzer backhand shot.

Lesson - Anhyzer Backhand Shot with a Putter

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01:29

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Exercise - Anhyzer Backhand Shot with a Putter

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Exercise - Anhyzer Backhand Shot with a Putter

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Let's practice. First grab a stack of discs and go out to the field. Remember to angle your body, your hand and your wrist properly. Focus on all of Avery's points.

Exercise - Anhyzer Backhand Shot with a Putter

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Theorycrafting Your Throw

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Theorycrafting Your Throw

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Theorycrafting Your Throw

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Tips on Body Movement for Angle Shots

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Tips on Body Movement for Angle Shots

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When throwing hyzers and anhyzers bend your knees and try to balance your central gravity. If you don’t there is high probability that you'll fall over.

Tips on Body Movement for Angle Shots

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00:49

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Tips on Aiming for Angle Shots

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Tips on Aiming for Angle Shots

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You need to have some imagination. When throwing the disc flat, hyzer or anhyzer, try to vision the throw you want to execute all the way from the release.

Tips on Aiming for Angle Shots

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02:39

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Flat and Straight Backhand - Midrange

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Flat and Straight Backhand - Midrange

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Flat and Straight Backhand - Midrange

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Flat and Straight Midrange Shot - Choosing the Disc

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Flat and Straight Midrange Shot - Choosing the Disc

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For midrange discs, Avery has a great tip for you.

Flat and Straight Midrange Shot - Choosing the Disc

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00:45

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Lesson - Flat and Straight Backhand with a Midranger

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Lesson - Flat and Straight Backhand with a Midranger

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Avery teaches how to throw like a pro. If you want to throw straight shots, you need to have disc with straight and neutral flight characteristics.

Lesson - Flat and Straight Backhand with a Midranger

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Exercise - Flat and Straight Backhand with a Midranger

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Exercise - Flat and Straight Backhand with a Midranger

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Stand up tall and try to keep the disc flat while going through the same throwing motion as you’ve done before with putters. Remember, repetition is a key!

Exercise - Flat and Straight Backhand with a Midranger

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00:58

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Hyzer Backhand Shot - Midrange

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Hyzer Backhand Shot - Midrange

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Hyzer Backhand Shot - Midrange

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Lesson - Hyzer Backhand Shot With a Midrange Disc

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Lesson - Hyzer Backhand Shot With a Midrange Disc

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Now you need to choose a bit more stable disc so you don’t have to be afraid of turning the disc over.

Lesson - Hyzer Backhand Shot With a Midrange Disc

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Exercise - Hyzer Backhand Shot With a Midrange Disc

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Exercise - Hyzer Backhand Shot With a Midrange Disc

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Let's grab a stack of your stable midranges. Remember to lean forward a bit and create the hyzer angle with your body. Follow Avery's tips.

Exercise - Hyzer Backhand Shot With a Midrange Disc

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Anhyzer Backhand Shot - Midrange

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Anhyzer Backhand Shot - Midrange

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Anhyzer Backhand Shot - Midrange

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Lesson - Anhyzer Backhand Shot With a Midrange Disc

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Lesson - Anhyzer Backhand Shot With a Midrange Disc

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In this lesson Avery goes through what to do when properly throwing an Anhyzer throw with a midrange disc.

Lesson - Anhyzer Backhand Shot With a Midrange Disc

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00:54

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Exercise - Anhyzer Backhand Shot With a Midrange Disc

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Exercise - Anhyzer Backhand Shot With a Midrange Disc

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Let's practice! Commit to the angle with your body and hand. Avery Jenkins tells you how to do it.

Exercise - Anhyzer Backhand Shot With a Midrange Disc

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01:30

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Flat and Straight Backhand Shot - Fairway Driver

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Flat and Straight Backhand Shot - Fairway Driver

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Flat and Straight Backhand Shot - Fairway Driver

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Introduction to Fairway Drivers

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Introduction to Fairway Drivers

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It is time to step up to the driver category. Let's start with fairway drivers.

Introduction to Fairway Drivers

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Lesson - Flat and Straight Backhand Shot with a Fairway Driver

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Lesson - Flat and Straight Backhand Shot with a Fairway Driver

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In this lesson Avery teaches you how to throw fairway drivers flat

Lesson - Flat and Straight Backhand Shot with a Fairway Driver

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00:39

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Exercise - Flat and Straight Backhand Shot with a Fairway Driver

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Exercise - Flat and Straight Backhand Shot with a Fairway Driver

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Grab a stack of discs and make sure you commit throwing the disc flat and straight

Exercise - Flat and Straight Backhand Shot with a Fairway Driver

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Hyzer Backhand Shot - Fairway Driver

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Hyzer Backhand Shot - Fairway Driver

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Hyzer Backhand Shot - Fairway Driver

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Lesson - Hyzer Backhand Shot with a Fairway Driver

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Lesson - Hyzer Backhand Shot with a Fairway Driver

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Selecting the correct height for the aiming spot becomes a key now. Let Avery tell you why.

Lesson - Hyzer Backhand Shot with a Fairway Driver

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Exercise - Hyzer Backhand Shot with a Fairway Driver

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Exercise - Hyzer Backhand Shot with a Fairway Driver

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While exercising remember to think about what kind of adjustments you should make so that the disc would do its job better.

Exercise - Hyzer Backhand Shot with a Fairway Driver

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Anhyzer Backhand Shot - Fairway Driver

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Anhyzer Backhand Shot - Fairway Driver

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Lesson - Anhyzer Backhand Shot with a Fairway Driver

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Lesson - Anhyzer Backhand Shot with a Fairway Driver

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In this lesson, you’ll learn what you need to do to throw anhyzer with a fairway driver.

Lesson - Anhyzer Backhand Shot with a Fairway Driver

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00:54

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Exercise - Anhyzer Backhand Shot with a Fairway Driver

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Exercise - Anhyzer Backhand Shot with a Fairway Driver

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Throwing anhyzer is basically forcing the disc to go against its grain. Mr. Jenkins tells you how to exercise it.

Exercise - Anhyzer Backhand Shot with a Fairway Driver

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Flat Backhand Shot - Distance Driver

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Flat Backhand Shot - Distance Driver

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Flat Backhand Shot - Distance Driver

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Segment intro - Distance Drivers

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Segment intro - Distance Drivers

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Now it is time for the wide-rim distance drivers.

Segment intro - Distance Drivers

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Lesson - Flat Backhand Shot with Distance driver

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Lesson - Flat Backhand Shot with Distance driver

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Throwing distance drivers flat and straight is hard even for the best. But you’ll learn it from one of those guys.

Lesson - Flat Backhand Shot with Distance driver

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Exercise - Flat Backhand Shot with Distance Driver

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Exercise - Flat Backhand Shot with Distance Driver

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Repetition. Is. A. Key. Committing to the throw makes a huge difference now.

Exercise - Flat Backhand Shot with Distance Driver

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Hyzer Backhand Shot - Distance Driver

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Hyzer Backhand Shot - Distance Driver

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Hyzer Backhand Shot - Distance Driver

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Lesson - Hyzer Backhand Shot with Distance Driver

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Lesson - Hyzer Backhand Shot with Distance Driver

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In this lesson, Avery tells you where the release point should be when throwing hyzers with distance drivers.

Lesson - Hyzer Backhand Shot with Distance Driver

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00:51

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Exercise - Hyzer Backhand Shot with Distance Driver

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Exercise - Hyzer Backhand Shot with Distance Driver

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Avery Jenkins’ tip for exercising. Go to the field, not to the course.

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Anhyzer Backhand Shot - Distance Driver

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Anhyzer Backhand Shot - Distance Driver

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Anhyzer Backhand Shot - Distance Driver

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Lesson - Anhyzer Backhand Shot with Distance Driver

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Lesson - Anhyzer Backhand Shot with Distance Driver

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Anhyzer with distance driver is the farthest flying shot in the game. Avery tells you why.

Lesson - Anhyzer Backhand Shot with Distance Driver

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02:00

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Exercise - Anhyzer Backhand Shot with Distance Driver

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Exercise - Anhyzer Backhand Shot with Distance Driver

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Time for the final exercise of the course.

Exercise - Anhyzer Backhand Shot with Distance Driver

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Closure

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Closure

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Closure

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Closing out the course

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Closing out the course

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Now you know how to shape different backhand shots. Go out and experiment with those skills!

Closing out the course

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