Adam Graham
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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…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Adam Graham Aug 10, 2016.

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"Hey Hey, We have an Athens County Crokinole Club event planned for tomorrow. Our trophy is up for grabs. Good fun. Will post picts, Adam"
Jan 13
Adam Graham commented on Adam Graham's photo
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"So I think I understand the confusion.  She is using this technique for every shot, not just tandem shots that are close to the line.  Even when going for a disc that is across the board, she whisks the disc instead of striking it.…"
Jan 3
Howard Martin commented on Adam Graham's photo
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"First, the shooting disc must be placed as close as possible to the disc in play, without moving it, and still be on the shooting line before attempting this tandem shot.  Try to do this shot in one fluid motion.       "
Jan 2
Adam Graham commented on Adam Graham's photo
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"Thank you for the help so far.  I hope that I am explaining the situation well enough.   What is happening during her shot is that her index finger lines up.  It moves slowly forward until it contacts the disc.  It then remains…"
Jan 2
Howard Martin commented on Adam Graham's photo
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"In essence we are talking about a slower or extended release rather than a snap shot ! not following along- see B: below."
Dec 31, 2016
Adam Graham commented on Adam Graham's photo
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"Thank you. If I am hearing this right, it is okay to continue shoving a disc even after it has made contact with a disc already in play. As I have understood a strike, it should occur momentarily and transfer the finger energy to the disc on the…"
Dec 31, 2016
Howard Martin commented on Adam Graham's photo
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"Hi Adam,  In followup to Nathans answer to your question. As a long time member of the St.Jacobs Crokinole Club I feel obliged to offer my insight pertaining to valid shot in question.  A: The slight forward force is required for a smooth…"
Dec 31, 2016
Adam Graham commented on Adam Graham's photo
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"Hey Nathan,  Thank you for the encouraging words about our club and your help so far with this technique issue.  The club is sort of unofficial at this point, but we are designing a club shirt and have an official monthly meet night on the…"
Dec 30, 2016
Nathan Walsh commented on Adam Graham's photo
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"Hi Adam, First off, great news about the club getting started and looking strong. I certainly wish you the best and look forward to hearing more about it. I don't believe we have anything specific in the rules for either of your questions, but…"
Dec 29, 2016
Adam Graham left a comment for Scott Hankins
"Hey hey hey, Grew up in The Region. Living in Ohio now. This game should go over well in those parts."
Dec 28, 2016
Adam Graham replied to Josh Davis's discussion Seeking Advice on Starting a Club
"We are starting a monthly night here in Athens, Ohio and having a trophy challenge every other month. About 30 on the list. Growing strong. Might need a venue soon. Good luck. Maybe we can have a club meetup in the future."
Dec 28, 2016
Adam Graham commented on Adam Graham's photo
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"Merry Christmas Flickers, This technique became an issue again the other day and I am in need of some clarification. Members of our club have also bought this up and are in search of answers. Situation- I made a shot on a disc very close to my…"
Dec 24, 2016
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, 2016
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…"
Aug 14, 2016
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."
Aug 13, 2016
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, 2016

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