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timpa
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First throw with a Sling
Sep 15th, 2022 at 12:51pm
 
You can see from this video that Figure 8 especially hard to grasp the first time.
She (Sanna) has never touched a Sling.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5DgY5hjJSPo
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Re: First throw with a Sling
Reply #1 - Sep 15th, 2022 at 3:00pm
 
   She did fine.  I tell all of my students that if you can get the projectile moving forward on your first few throws you've succeeded.
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Re: First throw with a Sling
Reply #2 - Sep 15th, 2022 at 9:48pm
 
Nice!  Yep, figure-8 is definitely a tough one to start out with.
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Reply #3 - Sep 16th, 2022 at 1:18pm
 
Thanks guys!
Otherwise, Fig-8 would have come later. But because of the video, it immediately came second.
It took a few throws and then she realized the trajectory. Surprisingly fast. Maybe it helped that she has been into dancing.
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Re: First throw with a Sling
Reply #4 - Sep 23rd, 2022 at 11:10am
 
https://youtu.be/xBkIhCaMP2c
This is a video of the swing I think y’all r trying to reproduce.
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Reply #5 - Sep 23rd, 2022 at 1:01pm
 
Yep!
But, the goal was not pure performance. Only where the sling goes.
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