If you spend a lot of time practicing throwing by yourself, a great drill is throwing MTA’s. MTA or Maximum Time Aloft is all about trying to have the disc stay in the air as long as possible. This is ideal when pulling as well so practicing MTA’s will help your pulling big time.
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The key to advancing from short throws to long throws is not about using more effort, it’s about using more of your body. In your throwing practice you should think of your arms as being loose like the strings of this monkey drum. Seek velocity and distance in your throws not from the strength in …
Why is throwing in the wind so important?
There are several reasons:
1. A team will generally run a zone defense against your team when it’s windy – hence your handlers should be confident throwing in the wind
2. When it’s very windy, the number of people who can actually throw in the wind is surprisingly low – so if you can than you’re one of the exceptions
3. It will make your throws in no wind stronger and more consistent since you understand how important it is to have spin on the disc