Diagonal Away Throw to Straight Cut (FM) by Brummie

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This throw is used to hit a cutter who is isolated on the open side as they turn to cut away from the disc

Skills:
Cutting deepThrowing Shapes
Themes:
Essentials
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Setup:

A handler, A, starts with the disc near the sideline, marked by D1.  A cutter, B, stands 5-10m downfield and in the middle of the width of the field, facing A.

Rotation:

D1 > A > B

Step 1

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  • D1 checks the disc in, marking towards the cutter
  • B cuts away in a straight line towards the endzone
  • A throws diagonally across the field, aiming for a position a few metres to the back side of the cutter

Pre-Requisite Drills:

None

Tips:

  • Brummie says:

    A rarely used option which is more difficult to execute than it looks; be sure to control the sit and curve of the disc as accuracy is vital

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