For many, the term “Frisbee” conjures images of beards, liberal arts colleges and jam bands, and although it's an essential accessory for hippies nationwide, it's also the heart of a handful of serious sports. The Web is host to a variety of flying disc resources, including tutorials and tips for improving your skills, rules on playing Frisbee sports, and results and registration information for some of the top national tournaments. The Web is your disc, give it a huck!
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Forehand, backhand, hammer, chicken wing, thumber: these are just some of the ways one can throw a Frisbee. Use the Web to learn how to make a disc soar, and how to do so with style.
- You'll encounter two types of tutorials online: text-based and video. Text-based tutorials provide descriptions of the grips and motions for each of the different throws, and are usually supplemented by photos or diagrams. Video tutorials are narrated and show visual demonstrations, which can make learning techniques much easier. Try using a combination of both to get the most comprehensive understanding.
For throwing and skills ...
's article on "Flying disc techniques" defies the will of the online encyclopedia's overlords, as it offers tips and advice instead of objective reporting of the facts. Because it's just advice from other players, and academic honesty isn't at stake, hearing what these contributors have to say about forehands, backhands, thumbers, hammers, push passes and scoobers can’t hurt.
has a host of videos that walk you through the history of the Frisbee, a variety of throws and catches, rules of the game, selecting a Frisbee and playing with attitude. Videos are short and tend to be between two and three minutes.
has a list of articles for beginners through experts on different freestyle moves. Air brushing, delays, kick brushing, chest rolls, power rolls and reverse pulls are some of the moves covered in these articles.
By this point, you're probably dying to get your hands on a Frisbee and make one fly. Complete your ... read more »
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