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Delay - a delay is the technique of spinning the disc on your fingernail. The term is derived from the notion that the player is delaying the catch until he has completed his tricks. The technique is generally attributed to Freddy Haft and/or Kerry Kollmar with invaluable contributions by Richard Smits. Delaying the disc requires moving your fingernail in tiny circles with the spin of the disc. Players use Silicone spray on the underside and top of the disc to make the disc slick, but dry. The disc should only contact the fingernail since the nail has less friction than the meat of your finger. Competitive players wear fake fingernails because delays will gradually wear down your natural nail unless you are gifted with thick, resilient natural nails. Delays can be done on the toenail, the head, the elbow...Players initially develop a preference for a clockwise or counterclockwise spin, but most advanced jammers handle either spin with ease. Charles Tip's "Frisbee by the Masters" has a highly instructive passage on how to develop your delay skills.

Foto: Gregg Hosfeld

Deflection - a change in the flying disc's mung or hyzer angle effected by the player lightly touching the disc. Deflections are normally performed by touching the disc at the points on the underside rim. See the figure above

DiddyBoo - a series of quick, facile consecutive moves done close to the body that usually include pulls with which a player is very familiar. DiddyBoo's are generally a series of tips, pulls or delay transfers that a player does habitually.

Double down - a double legover in which the delay returns to the same hand that initiated the move and the body moves from an upright posture to a seated posture. This move requires flexibility and athleticism. Here's how it is done: Delay the disc on your left hand, push the disc up in the air, move your left leg out over the disc (from right to left) and as the disc is descending move your right leg over the disc (also from right to left), simultaneously dropping to the ground. The disc must return to your left hand delay in order for the move to qualify as a true Double down. If you're flexible enough, you can do this move without falling to the ground...in which case you've just done a double legover to the same hand.

Double legover - Delay the disc on your left hand, push the disc up in the air, move your left leg out over the disc (from right to left) and as the disc is descending move your right leg over the disc (also from right to left). The disc must return to a delay, either on your left hand (more difficult) or the right hand.


Renee Pardo in the midst of a double legover (Foto: Paul Kenny)

Downrock (Groundwork) - take your game to the turf. Downrock, or groundwork, is a category of freestyle moves that occur when the player is reclining, kneeling or bracing on the ground. Once you have mastered standing, jumping and spinning on your feet, take your imagination down to the ground. The name is derived from breakdance parlance. Many breakdance techniques can be incorporated into freestyle, in fact I believe it to be the one of the next waves of development.

   
Links: Dave Murphy getting down and dirty (Foto: Jamie Chantiles) - Rechts: Carl Emerson mudshredding (Foto: Paul Kenny)

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