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Help! I Need a Swift Kick! 4 Replies

Started by Josh Davis in Tips and Techniques. Last reply by Adam Graham Aug 10.

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2016 Belleville Crokinole Challenge

Posted by Dave Brown on June 24, 2016 at 8:35am

 

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Adam Graham commented on Adam Graham's photo
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"I will look into this thumb thing! Definitely thumbthing to consider. The takeaway from this is that the hand should remain stationary during the shot, correct? She is a really good player and we just want to be sure she is legit."
Aug 14
Clare Kuepfer commented on Adam Graham's photo
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"Actually I have seen some players flick the disc with their thumb rather than the index finger. holding the thumb behind the index finger, then flick the thumb sideways. Throws the opponent off, because they are actually shooting at a disc other…"
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Adam Graham commented on Adam Graham's photo
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"Thanks. I will make sure she sees this. She does tend to move her hand. I will be watching her!!!! She is really good."
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Eric Miltenburg commented on Adam Graham's photo
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"A friend of mine swore by this shot. He called it the 'hinge flick'. I've seen it used now and again and not heard anyone challenge it as not a legal shot as long as the only the finger moves and there's no pushing forward with…"
Aug 13
Adam Graham replied to Josh Davis's discussion Help! I Need a Swift Kick!
"I am in the same boat Josh. My wife uses a push with one fingers and I thought you had to shoot with a braced flick. I put a PICT up on the forum. It appears according to Clare that she is legal. We have a pretty big group down here in Athens, Ohio…"
Aug 10
Adam Graham replied to Adam Graham's discussion Technique
"I put a picture of her set up on the photos page. They can be deleted after a determination. Thanks in advance. I have a video also. Won't let me post it."
Aug 10
Adam Graham posted a discussion

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My wife does not secure her finger against her thumb before shooting. We are disputing whether or not this constitutes a legal shot. I will attempt to upload a video. Thanks for any help. We are having a trophy challenge here in Athens, Ohio on Saturday. Thanks again.
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"Thanks Dale for another great tournament, and great hospitality!  !st  tournament, 10 players: 2nd tournament 27: 3rd tournament 27: 4th tournament 40: 5th tournament 47. Great job growing your tournament and promoting crokinole!! "
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2016 Belleville Crokinole Challenge

Mark your calender's fellow crokinole players to Saturday, September 17th, 2016.  We will be hosting are 5th annual tournament at the same great location as we did last year:The Quinte Sports and Wellness Centre located at 265 Cannifton Rd, Belleville, ON K8N 4V8.Located just off Highway 401 heading south.The "MultiPurpose Room will once again be the venue and look forward to $$$ prizes to the finalists.  A poster will be published shortly with all the information.  Looking forward to seeing…See More
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Eric Miltenburg left a comment for Randy Harris
"Thanks for posting this Nathan. Having tied Ray Beierling for 4th spot but having lost to him head to head and in 20's), it occurred to me that the low number of twenties I got was not reflected in my point ranking: tied 4th in points but 14th…"
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