The definitive guide to disc golf

Justin Menickelli, 1968-

Book - 2016

The Definitive Guide to Disc Golf provides readers all the essential information they need to get started playing disc golf. More than just a 'how-to", the book includes information on the history, nature, science, and skills of disc golf. Featuring more than 80 instructional photos, this is a comprehensive book about disc golfuseful for players, from beginners to aspiring professionals.

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Published
Chicago, Illinois : Triumph Books [2016]
Language
English
Item Description
"This book is officially endorsed by the Professional Disc Golf Association"--Title page verso.
Physical Description
191 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages 185-190) and index.
ISBN
9781629372044
1629372048
Main Author
Justin Menickelli, 1968- (-)
Other Authors
Ryan "Slim" Pickens, 1972- (-)
  • Part I:
  • The nature of the game.
  • Getting started
  • The history, present, and possible future of disc golf
  • Disc golf course design
  • Rules and etiquette every player should know
  • Part II:
  • The science of the game.
  • Mental training
  • Disc golf fitness
  • The dynamics of disc flight
  • Part III:
  • The skills of the game.
  • Backhand throws
  • Forehand throws
  • Overhead throws
  • Rolelrs
  • Putting
  • Before every throw
  • Approach throw fundamentals.
Review by Publisher Summary 1

For people just starting to play, disc golf can become an exciting and addictive sport to play for a lifetime. Avid disc golfers often find playing a challenging test of both physical skill and mental determination. Disc golf is a 'greener' sport than most, and has fewer barriers to entry than traditional golf and other recreational sports. It is also one of the fastest growing sports in the United States. The Definitive Guide to Disc Golf provides readers all the essential information they need to get started playing disc golf, but it is much more than just a basic 'how to' manual ' it is a thoughtful, fascinating, and thoroughly enjoyable exploration into the history, nature, science, and skills of disc golf. Featuring more than 80 instructional photos, this is a comprehensive book about disc golf that would be enjoyed by all players, from beginners to aspiring professionals.