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Beginning and basics

What is Disc Golf

Beginning and basics

What is Disc Golf

Putting

Putting basics

Putting

Putting basics

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In the course you learn:


  • Know the basics of putting

  • Learn the two most common putting techniques

  • Basic stances of putting

  • Best practices for putting

  • Selecting a perfect putter for you

  • Know the basic gripping techniques for putting

  • Learn the basic drills for putting

  • Eliminate most common mistakes

Welcome to one of the most important aspect of disc golf, putting!

In this Putting Basics course Avery Jenkins will teach you all the fundamentals for putting from disc selection to basics grips and the two most commonly used putting styles, stances and techniques.

You'll learn the basic motions of putting quickly and get the tools and practices to polish your putting game. We also indicate the most common rookie mistakes in the putting motion and eliminate them from the start. We will also walk you through the important circle 1 and c1 range of putting.

It's good to remember that repetition is the key in putting and it's important to start the right way. Let's start putting!

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Lessons

Introduction to Putting Basics

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Introduction to Putting Basics

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Introduction to Putting Basics

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Lesson - Introduction to putting

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Lesson - Introduction to putting

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Avery Jenkins introduces the course and the contents.

Lesson - Introduction to putting

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00:46

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Lesson - What is putting

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Lesson - What is putting

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First, we talk about putting and what it actually is. We learn what the rulebook says about putting inside 10m or 33ft circle around the basket. In this course we will concentrate on the distance inside Circle 1 or C1.

Lesson - What is putting

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00:41

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Tools for putting

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Tools for putting

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Tools for putting

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Lesson - Choosing a putter

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Lesson - Choosing a putter

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Here we discuss the tool selection when putting. We look at different kind of putters and talk a bit on stable putters.

Lesson - Choosing a putter

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00:53

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Styles of putting

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Styles of putting

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Styles of putting

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Lesson - Push putt

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Lesson - Push putt

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Lets check what the push putt technique looks like.

Lesson - Push putt

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01:36

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Lesson - Spin putt

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Lesson - Spin putt

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We talk about the style of spin putting.

Lesson - Spin putt

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00:36

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Putting grip

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Putting grip

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Putting grip

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Lesson - Basic putting grip

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Lesson - Basic putting grip

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Here we talk about the basic grip of putting. You might have different hand size, or different putter so you need to accomodate your technique accordingly. Some putters fit better in your hand and the right feel is the most important thing.

Lesson - Basic putting grip

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01:31

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Exercise - Putting grip

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Exercise - Putting grip

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Here is a simple exercise on finding your grip.

Exercise - Putting grip

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00:46

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Putting stances

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Putting stances

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Putting stances

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Lesson - Stagger stance

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Lesson - Stagger stance

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Let's go through the basics stances of putting. Forst we talk about the stagger stance. Here we learn on how to take the stance and start utilizing it to our game.

Lesson - Stagger stance

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00:48

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Exercise - Stagger stance

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Exercise - Stagger stance

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Now we drill the stance and make it a habit. The aim is to make it as easy as walking so you can focus on the putting action itself and rely upon your stand being always solid and repeatable.

Exercise - Stagger stance

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00:29

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Lesson - Straddle stance

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Lesson - Straddle stance

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The other mostly used stance is the straddle stance. Here we learn what are the key points in finding the right way to stand in straddle stance and how to produce power.

Lesson - Straddle stance

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Exercise - Straddle stance

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Exercise - Straddle stance

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Again we drill the action and find the way to make it a habit. It is very useful to master both stances.

Exercise - Straddle stance

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Lesson - Avery Jenkins' stance

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Lesson - Avery Jenkins' stance

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Here Avery Jenkins talks about his way of incorporating the best of both worlds. He also shows you how to use the stance if you want to putt like the world champion.

Lesson - Avery Jenkins' stance

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01:09

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Power production for staggered stance

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Power production for staggered stance

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Power production for staggered stance

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Lesson - Power production from the ground up

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Lesson - Power production from the ground up

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The power production for the putt starts from the ground up. It doesn't matter if you are in a staggered or straddle stance, push putting or spin putting. The power for everything stars from the legs.

Lesson - Power production from the ground up

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00:53

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Exercise - Power production from the ground up

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Exercise - Power production from the ground up

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The basic exercise is to get you to feel the motion of pushing with the legs. Make it smooth and simple. No jerking motions here.

Exercise - Power production from the ground up

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01:05

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Power production for the straddle stance

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Power production for the straddle stance

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Power production for the straddle stance

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Lesson - Power production from the hips

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Lesson - Power production from the hips

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Here we talk about the power production for the straddle stance putting. The main source for the power comes from pushing with the legs but also using your hips.

Lesson - Power production from the hips

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00:59

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Exercise - Using hips to produce power

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Exercise - Using hips to produce power

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Here we have a basic exercise to engage your hips when putting straddle stance.

Exercise - Using hips to produce power

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00:57

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Motions of the arm and hand

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Motions of the arm and hand

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Motions of the arm and hand

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Lesson - Arm extension

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Lesson - Arm extension

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Now we talk about the arm extension and how to get the disc on a straight line towards the basket.

Lesson - Arm extension

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01:09

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Exercise - Arm extension

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Exercise - Arm extension

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Let's drill the motion of the arm.

Exercise - Arm extension

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00:44

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Lesson - Position of the hand

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Lesson - Position of the hand

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Let's talk about the position of the hand and the wrist when putting. Couple of key points to keep in mind when practicing push putting.

Lesson - Position of the hand

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00:42

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Exercise - Position of the hand

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Exercise - Position of the hand

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Now we drill the simple but important motion of the hand.

Exercise - Position of the hand

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Lesson - Hand motions of spin putt

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Lesson - Hand motions of spin putt

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Here we go through the basic motions of the spin putt. The motion of the lower body stays the same but the hand opens a bit more. The timing is more difficult, but it is good to know both spin and push putt styles to have more options in different situations.

Lesson - Hand motions of spin putt

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00:55

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Exercise - Push Putt

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Exercise - Push Putt

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Exercise the push putt technique. We go through all the points and build the full chain of motions.

Exercise - Push Putt

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01:00

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Exercise - Spin putt

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Exercise - Spin putt

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We build the basic motions of spin putt that we went through in earlier lessons.

Exercise - Spin putt

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00:50

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Building you putt

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Building you putt

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Building you putt

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Lesson - Visualization of the line

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Lesson - Visualization of the line

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Now we talk about hoe you need to see the line where the putt is going before you putt. This is a great tool to connect your expectations with the reality, and there is no easy way to do it. Visualize and execute, then see if the two are the same. If not, then correct your expectations to match the reality and then rinse and repeat.

Lesson - Visualization of the line

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Exercise - Visualization of the line

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Exercise - Visualization of the line

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Exercise for perfection and repeat for success. No easy way around it. It takes a lot of successful repetitions to become good at putting.

Exercise - Visualization of the line

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01:09

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Lesson - Thoughts on aim

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Lesson - Thoughts on aim

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Here we talk about the aim of the putt. Small, but very crucial thing to keep in mind.

Lesson - Thoughts on aim

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Exercise - Putting inside C1

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Exercise - Putting inside C1

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Basic exercise to get comfortable in putting from different ranges. Set your putters in different ranges and start with 5 putters and set them one meter or 3 feet apart from the target. Rinse and repeat.

Exercise - Putting inside C1

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00:48

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Lesson - Finding your putting routine

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Lesson - Finding your putting routine

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It is vital that you have a putting routine that works for you and you repeat it every time the same way. This gives you confidence that you set your putt the same every time.

Lesson - Finding your putting routine

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Exercise - Building your routine

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Exercise - Building your routine

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Building your routine by practicing your own routine. No one can tell the way your routine works but keep it simple and stick with it.

Exercise - Building your routine

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Lesson - Practice to succession

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Lesson - Practice to succession

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Some key points on how to practice your putting.

Lesson - Practice to succession

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01:30

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Exercise - Practice to succession

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Exercise - Practice to succession

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Practice by repetition. Take a stack of putters and drill. Imagine you are in a real situation, and repeat your routine over and over again. The idea is to build your confidence by repeating the correct motions over and over again. The best putters in the world practice daily.

Exercise - Practice to succession

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01:47

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Lesson - Separation and timing

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Lesson - Separation and timing

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Talking about the separation of the lower and upper body. The power flows through your legs to your upper body and then to your hand. The motion is not stiff, but fluid and smooth all the way.

Lesson - Separation and timing

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02:28

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Lesson - Putter angle

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Lesson - Putter angle

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Talking about the angle of the putter when we release the disc. It is recommended you learn the flat and straight. If you release your putter on an angle, it is more prone to travel out from the center line. We can learn different angles later, but first the neutral angle is a good reference point when beginning your journey to become a true master in putting.

Lesson - Putter angle

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01:19

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Lesson - 8 footers

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Lesson - 8 footers

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Avery Jenkins talks about confidence and the comfortable range of putting. There is no reason we should miss a 8 ft or 2 meter putt since our reach is giving us half of that distance.

Lesson - 8 footers

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00:57

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Lesson - Dart analogy

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Lesson - Dart analogy

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Pro tip from Avery Jenkins on the similarities of playing darts and putting.

Lesson - Dart analogy

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01:04

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Problem solving

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Problem solving

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Problem solving

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Lesson - Push Putt height problems

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Lesson - Push Putt height problems

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Talking about the common miss for push putt.

Lesson - Push Putt height problems

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01:03

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Lesson - Spin putt side miss

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Lesson - Spin putt side miss

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Talking about the common miss for spin putt being the left or right.

Lesson - Spin putt side miss

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Lesson - Grip and the placement of forefinger

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Lesson - Grip and the placement of forefinger

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We go through the common mistake of placing the fore finger on the rim of the disc.

Lesson - Grip and the placement of forefinger

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00:29

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Lesson - Push putting with spin putt wrist motion

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Lesson - Push putting with spin putt wrist motion

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It is common in the beginning to mix these two different wrist motions. It is important that when push putting, you don't extend your wrist past the hand being straight.

Lesson - Push putting with spin putt wrist motion

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00:31

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Avery Jenkins

Course Teacher

Avery Jenkins (#7495) is the 2009 Disc Golf World Champion. Avery has taught thousands of people all over the world and is arguably one of the most influential professionals in disc golf.

Avery Jenkins

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