Distance Driving Shots

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. Pro Jeremy Koling provides information on the three most common techniques of  distance driving. Here are some tips on how to grip your disc, and throw a distance drive:

Other Tips:

  • 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.