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I have developed a way of preparing for a tournament on a course that I’ve never played. I’m calling it Getting a Grip: First Look. Essentially, I record the discs I throw off the tee that seem to work best in the hopes that I can reproduce similar results when it counts.
This video is of my first round at Old Post in Russellville, AR recorded a week before the 2nd Annual Arkansas Amateur Championships. Let me know what you think.
Just like any other sport, disc golf has a ton of terms that are unique to the sport. This is by no means an exhaustive list, so post a comment if you think I missed one. My post on The Game might be a good read before this one if you’re new to the sport.
As disc golf is a sport, there are competitions that legitimize it as such. A tournament allows each of us the opportunity to see just how our game stacks up against others of similar skill levels.
As a beginner, I played in several tournaments and didn’t give much thought to preparation. I was young and just showed up and threw. Now, staring 40 in the mouth, I’m taking some additional time to prepare for my first tournament in over 15 years.