Disc golfing is more than a sport; It’s a culture. If you’re an avid player, you know having a few discs is not enough to really improve on your game. That’s why Fly Disc has partnered with Prodigy Discs to bring you their awesome products that will make playing and practicing better than ever.
Backpacks Are a Must
I can’t stress enough how having a backpack designed to store your discs and equipment will change your life. Not exaggerating. Prodigy Discs offers two great packs that holds up to 26 discs, plus putters, and even comes with expandable side pockets for additional space so you will never run out of room for your collection. Their backpacks are made with quality material and reinforced to maintain their shape and protect your discs. We love the additional water bottle and accessory holders so you can pop your keys and wallet into the bag
Portable Disc Golf Targets
One of the coolest things we’ve started to offer that are a must for avid disc golfers are these Prodigy portable targets that let you set up and practice anywhere. These things break down into a bag that is less than 2 feet wide, in minutes. We’ve got a lightweight practice version and a sturdier target that you can set up in any open space to create a course. They’re equipped with a flag to indicate the wind direction and speed, too.
Custom Prodigy Discs
Prodigy also offers awesome discs that, thanks to FlyDisc, you can completely customize just like any of our our home brand discs. We offer their quality drivers, putters, and midranges which you can get in bulk packs. At the end of the day, your discs are the most important part of all, and we love providing a way for you to personalize each new one you purchase. We’re pumped about these new products that are sure to help you advance your game and have fun doing it.
One of the few sports that has remained relatively safe during all of the changing global events has, unsurprisingly for those of us who know the game, been disc golf. If you’re looking to pick up a hobby or a new activity right now, you’re fairly limited to outdoor and spacious activities. For experienced disc golfers and new players alike, this has highlighted the sport. But renting frisbees from your local course is annoying, not to mention unsettling considering life during a pandemic and the idea of using a dirty, reused disc. Now more than ever is the time to jump on these custom frisbees from FlyDiscs so you can personalize your game and stay safe!
Custom Frisbees for a Custom Game
Regardless of your skill level, you can up your game even further with custom frisbees from FlyDiscs. Our easy-to-use online customizer lets you have full control of your design. We can print anything from pictures to graphic designs. If you have an image in mind, you can simply upload it to our customizer. If you’d rather design your own, our site gives you the freedom to design every inch of your disc and we offer a wide selection of graphics and colors to play with.
We got into the business of custom frisbees because we love the game, which means we prioritize quality. We want you to have custom discs that not only look good but last long and play well. You’ll find that our discs can compete with what you’ll find at any course. Want a custom weight? Email us with your request and we’ll do our best to get you what you need. Worried about your image? Reach out and our team can test your image before you purchase to ensure it will come out clear and properly formatted. We’re here to help.
What Are You Waiting For?
Spend your summer practicing social distancing, safety, and disc golf by purchasing your own, personalized discs. Give yourself the extra ease of knowing that your playing with discs that you created and that come home with you when you’re done.
Oh, the weather outside is frightful! Does that make you retire your love for discgolf until Spring? In some opinions, December is the best month to play! New obstacles like snow mounds, ice, and the extreme terrain make for a way more exciting game. Not only does playing discgolf in December make for more an adventure, it also makes you a better player! Some of the best discgolf players play during all seasons so that they don’t every get rusty. Another plus to playing in the Winter, is that courses are mostly empty. You can take all the time you need to make your perfect putts. :
Here are some other things to keep in mind when you’re hitting the course in December. 1. Hydrate! Always remember to drink a lot of water. Although you might not feel thirsty, it’s important to stay hydrated. 2. Dress in layers! Wearing one giant jacket can be restrictive. We suggest layering with Thermals, Flannels and a Waterproof Shell. 3. Wear proper Boots or Waterproof Footwear! The last thing you want to happen if for your feet to get wet! Wear proper boots and bring some trash bags to tie over your boots in case the terrain is extra slushy. 4. Bring Towels! This is important for wiping your wet discs! 5. Bring Chapstick and Lotion. You don’t want to suffer in the snow with dry hands or lips! 6. Be sure to play with some bright color discs! White discs will disappear in the snow. You can always design your own bright discs on our site!
It’s the year of the Unicorns! Unicorns are trending big time in all aspects of life. Unicorn fraps, unicorn phone cases, unicorn cupcakes, clothes and even disc golf discs. Unicorns are taking over the world and we want you to be able to design your very own custom unicorn disc golf disc. The mystical unicorn is known to bring good luck and fortune if seen. Legends say, if you play with unicorn disc golf discs, you will throw your furthest throw, the most precise hyzer flip AND land epic aces. After you design your disc, tag @flysdiscs in your post to be featured on our Instagram page!
Disc golf equipment can be pretty pricey and we think that shouldn’t keep you away from the course. Aside from the discs themselves, the other equipment can be super easy to re-create with things around the house, in the garage, or even just in nature! We have seen tons of DIY videos for unique equipment and the opportunities are endless when choosing materials. Here are some videos of the best disc golf cart and basket we have seen!
Getting Creative with Equipment
The cool thing about building your own equipment, is how unique it makes you as a player! You don’t need to have brand name to throw better. Not only does custom apparatuses show you have creative skills, but it shows confidence and determination out on the course. Keep in mind, these are just a few videos. We have also seen laundry hampers turn into disc golf baskets, wheel barrels turn into carts, and pretty much anything used for disc markers! Custom equipment is what we’re all about at Flydiscs! Submit a video through Instagram by posting and tagging @flydiscs and we’ll repost your video!
Once you have perfected driving shots, puts and backhanders, why not try some trick shots? Trick shots can be whatever you want them to be. You can bounce the disc off the ground, into the basket, hit the disc against a wall before it hits the chains or even, get spun around in a wheelchair, stand up and take a shot. All of these count as trick shots! What a fun way to get creative and have fun on a warm Summer day. Check out Brody Smith and Avery Jenkins Trick Shot Battle here:
Be Creative with Trick Shots!
As you can see in the clip above, Brody and Avery explored different areas and even combines different sports for this epic trick shots battle. You can make your own rules, points system and use whatever props you wish to attempt the ultimate trick shot. Be creative, have fun and show us what you got!
Submit a Video!
Submit your video by posting on your Instagram a trick shot video and tagging @flydiscs. We will select winners based on best shot and most creative video! Our winners will get to design and order their own disc on our site for FREE!
It’s that time of the year again! The snow is melting, jackets are coming off and summer sports are back! There is no better place to be during the summer time than OUTSIDE! Although most of us don’t live on the beach where you can swim and surf, and certainly most of us don’t have access to toys like jet skis, 4 wheelers or motorcycles, there is still fun to be had. Backyard games are the answer to your summer boredom, and we want to reward you for your creativity. We want to see what kind of creative disc tricks you can do in your backyard. There are no rules! You just have to tag us on Instagram @flydiscs a fun, creative video doing a disc golf trick for a chance to win any custom disc golf disc on our site. Check out the fun backyard trick by @pogoky in the video below:
Submit your video by posting on your Instagram the disc trick video and tagging @flydiscs. We will select winners based on best trick and most creative video! Our winners will get to design and order their own disc golf disc on our site for FREE!
Getting bored of posting selfies and pet pics on your Instagram page? The 50 Putt Challenge is here! Brought to you by @brad_disc who started the competition on Instagram a couple months ago. Can you beat his score of 46/50 shots made in the basket from 15 feet away? We want YOU to submit your video for a chance to win your very own custom putter.
This is not as hard as it seems to set up and you certainly don’t need 50 putters like @brad_disc. You can use one, and keep getting it after every shot. First, set up a basket in the corner of the room, or yard. If you don’t have a basket, take a bucket and tilt it sideways on some sort of ledge. Be sure that whatever you choose to use for a basket, is the correct height (around 3ft tall). Now that we have everything set up, have a friend film you, or prop your phone up and film yourself putting 50 times from 15 ft away!
Submit a Video!
Submit your video by posting on your Instagram the putting video along with your score /50. Hashtag #50puttchallenge and tag @flydiscs in your post. We will select winners based on best putter and most creative video! Our winners will get to design and order their own putter on our site for FREE!
It’s that time of year to start planning Graduation Parties. Whether you’re graduating from High School or graduating from College, it’s pretty typical to throw some sort of party for family and friends to celebrate your success. Typically, these parties consist of family and friends gathered in you backyard or party hall, eating hamburgers and discussing how old you’ve gotten and how proud everyone is of you. How sweet…What if, you mixed it up and hosted a party on a disc golf course! You could separate everyone into teams and have a friendly competition surrounding your cake and hot dogs. Here are some fun ideas to make this Disc Golf Graduation Party a reality:
Okay, so you’ll want to find a venue that allows for this graduation BBQ-style disc golf tournament. I suggest, going to your local disc golf course, and asking if it’s possible to host a BBQ there. If not, you’ll have to create one yourself, which is not hard. What you’ll need to do is find an open field, park or backyard. You can design your own course, numbering each hole. If you don’t already have baskets, there are ways to get creative to make your own. If you want to get professional, here are some PDGA quality disc golf baskets you can purchase. Once you have the course set up, work on creating a homebase for food and drinks. A white party tent, picnic tables, or BBQ would be a great idea for setting up the party. That way, everyone can meet back for drinks and cake after the match.
Custom Graduation Disc Golf Discs
Something that would make this party truly unique is designing custom disc golf discs for the big game. Something that showcases your successful year, or even just a great photo of your graduating class. Another idea is to make a custom disc trophy, for the winning team. You can decorate discs and write “Pete’s Disc Golf Graduation Party Tournament Champs!” There are so many cool ways to decorate your disc golf discs to make your party super memorable.
Mastering disc golf shots is something you can always be working on as a player. There are many videos and tools on the internet that you may utilize to help you grow strength and technique when shooting.
There are a couple techniques when driving those long distance shots. Sidearm, Backhand and overhand shots depend on a few different elements. You should always keep a few things in mind when preparing for any shot. The wind, the slope of the ground and where obstacles are just a few elements to think about before driving.
The backhand driving technique is best used when you are throwing for consistent distance. Approach your mark with an x-step, turn your hip away from the target and allow you arm to pull across your chest. Pro Jeremy Koling provides information on the three most common techniques of distance driving.
When attempting a side arm distance shot, you really want to make sure your palm is facing the sky through your follow. You don’t want to roll your wrist over.
Finally, the hook thumb, which is best for higher throws, is all about the grip. Make sure you have a tight grip and toss up at 12 o’ clock.
Watch the clip below to see how Pro Jeremy Koling uses specific techniques of distance driving.
Here are some tips on how to grip your disc, and throw a distance drive:
Video yourself throwing each shot and make note on how you can improve your positioning.
Sidearm shots are typically more successful with a more stable disc. Start by choosing a stable disc to drive with. Once you get the hang of it chance to different discs
Start by mastering your foot placement. Once you get your stance, work on your swing and wrist snap. Finally add the foot placement and swing together to create a rhythm that works for you.