"The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams."
Eleanore Roosevelt

At the beginning of the 2016 season, I informed Innova that it would be my last year as a sponsored player for their company. So, after 12 years on the team, 2017 is truly a fresh start for me.

I’m not leaving to join another team or to chase down a higher paying contract. I am leaving because of the countless honors I have been denied, because I am a woman. If we want things to change the future landscape of women’s disc golf, we need these leading companies to support and promote their best female athletes with the same respect as they give the men on their team.

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Your First Tournament

Congratulations on building up the nerves to play in your very first tournament! Whether you’re just playing for fun or you’re playing to win, there are a few things to know before your first tournament so that you, and your fellow players, have the best time out there!

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Learning a Run-up

Not only does a Run-up (aka an X-step) give more power, it helps your timing and allow your body to become aligned to crush! I compare the X-step to the Karaoke warmup routine that I learned doing track in high school. Your upper and lower body are allowed to twist opposite of each other, and in Disc Golf it creates that winding up sort of motion.

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Tips to help save you strokes on the course without even practicing. Putting and driving can give you the advantage on the course, but these tips can give you the advantage over the field. If you can remember one or two of these tips, you can use them for your lifetime in the game.

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Putting Tips

Here are a few of my putting tips that I use when I step behind the mini and gaze into those shiny chains…

1. Focus – Instead of focusing on the basket as a whole, focus on an area of links that you want to hit. This will narrow your focus and allow you to more accurate hit your intended goal.

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Follow Through

The follow-through is a very important part of the whole throwing technique. It completes the throw by allowing the player to utilize all of their power, instead of stopping shot and limiting it. The follow through is the key to so many other sports too. Think of a baseball players swing, a soccer players kick, a tennis players serve. They all follow through because it is the offset of all the power exuded in their “strike point”, or our release.

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