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What is a roller disc golf?

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Asked by: Lorena Winkels

A roller is a disc golf throwing technique wherein the disc rolls along the ground rather than flies through the air.

What disc should I throw for a roller?

You want to throw it low because it's common for newer players to try and throw really maximum distance rollers where they throw super high on a big angle.

What makes a good roller disc golf?

The key to a maximum distance rolling pattern like this is to have the disc land at an angle between 45.

Is Rolling allowed in disc golf?

If you have a lot of speed coming into the ground the disc is going to want to roll. And stand up and keep rolling and then fall plate.

How do you throw a roller on a disc golf Valley?

To throw a roller, aim low towards the ground, then pull the disc back to a sharp angle. For right-handed players, a backhand roller is pulled down and left, and a forehand roller is pulled down and right.

How do you throw a good roller?

The max distance roller should hit the ground at a 45 degree angle, stand upright and roll for a great amount of distance before curving slightly in the direction of the top plate side of the disc. You should also be throwing this shot as hard as you can for maximum spin.

Is the Roadrunner a good roller disc?

Roadrunners are great rollers. They really teach you how to control your roller. If you start out with something that is more stable then you won’t get the control part of a roller. I use a champion roadrunner and star stingray for turnover rollers.

Is the Mamba a good roller disc?

Disc Information

The Innova Mamba is the most understable high speed distance driver in the Innova line. This disc will help intermediate players get more distance, and will provide the ultimate turn for powerful throwers. This driver is good for tailwind throws, turnover shots, and makes a good roller.

How do you throw a flick roller?

But it's turning turning turning turning turning. And then landing on its edge. There. It's gonna roll to the right a little bit until it slowly starts to stand up and eventually.

How do you throw a skip shot in disc golf?

The key to throwing a skip shot is getting the disc to make contact with the ground just as it begins to fade or hyzer. You’ll need to throw the disc with a low release and a touch of hyzer angle out of the hand. If you need your disc to skip further down the fairway, you’ll want to release the disc flat.

What is turnover in disc golf?

A turnover shot is thrown with something more understable so that the disc will carry the turn all the way to the ground. This gives you a big, sweeping left-to-right turn to get around doglegs. They’re usually thrown with a lot of air under the disc, so you throw them high and wide.

What is the best disc in disc golf Valley?

What is the best distance driver in Disc Golf Valley? The best distance driver in Disc Golf Valley is the Latitude 64 Rive with Extra Glide and Big Skip attributes. Best air shot distance driver is also the Rive, but with Light & Extra Glide attributes. The Rive is an overstable 13-speed driver.

What is a cut in disc golf?

The field may be reduced (cut) for a semi-finals or finals at the discretion of the Tournament Director, provided that is announced prior to opening player registration for the event.

What is the golden rule of disk golf?

Basically, the Golden Rule of Disc Golf is to have respect and manners while you’re on the course and interacting with other players. Not only is it about treating other players how you’d like to be treated, but it’s also about respecting their property, the course, and the game as a whole.

What is a Hyzer Flip?

A Hyzer Flip is very similar to an S-Shot but follows a straighter line. An understable disc is thrown very fast with a hyzer angle of release. The disc turns or “flips” up and brings its nose down in the process. This allows for a long straight glide.