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Jack Trageser over at RattlingChains.com just came out with a thorough review of the DGA Elite Shield bag.
After using the DGA Elite Shield bag for more than a month, it is my favorite bag ever, as well as the best accessory product ever marketed by Disc Golf Association. Time will tell whether it passes the all-important durability test, but it seems to be very well equipped in that regard as well. READ THE REST HERE…
Hey all — we wanted to post here and give a weekly review of the content we had at Rattling Chains.
This past Friday, P.J. Harmer had a first-person account of playing a round with 2010 world champion Eric McCabe.
On Thursday, Steve Hill gives his experience of taking part in a clinic given by top professionals Dave Feldberg, Nikko Locastro and Philo Brathwaite.
In his work to convert to being a backhanded player, Andre Fredrick talks about developing an anhyzer and having to say goodbye to the two holes that helped shape that shot.
Finally, the poll this past week covered content at Rattling Chains as we continue to try and shape the site.
I realize I need to get a little more regular about posting our news at Rattling Chains over here at TalkDG, so let’s see if I can do it in a weekly review sort of way.
Despite the Thanksgiving holiday, things have been busy at Rattling Chains.
Today is an in-depth story about Vibram Disc Golf, its beginnings, the current state and the future.
This story is part of our “Friday features,” where we’ll work to give readers a longer, more detailed read. We’ve had several solid reads recently, including a two-part series on DG Course Review (Part 1 I Part 2) , and one about two people playing their 1,000th course together.
Jenny Cook offered her thoughts on how tough it can be playing as a woman in tournaments in Wednesday’s post.
On Tuesday, we had a Photo Focus post. And Monday, as per normal, was our weekly poll. This week, the poll covered readership of Rattling Chains. It’s the first of two polls concerning the site as we’re looking to change a few things around.
If you haven’t had the chance to visit RattlingChains.com lately, we’ve had some good content. Come check us out!
In the past few weeks, we’ve gone to posting five new stories per week with the hopes of our Friday story being more of a feature — something that can hold the weekend. Maybe it’s something people will read in a couple of sittings instead of one. Or maybe it’s just a piece we feel should be out there longer.
The rest of the week is our normal content, which we hope is quality and something to keep readers coming back for all their disc golf reading needs.
Today, we have an in-depth look at this weekend’s Players Cup, which is happening in Texas. Go see what the tournament is about, its start and a few players to watch.
On Thursday, new Rattling Chains writer Aaron Minton talks about finding magic in playing leagues. Wednesday’s post was the second installment of “Words with Wysocki” as touring pro Ricky Wysocki talked about being in Philadelphia and playing the Yetter.
On another note, we are always looking for story and poll ideas. If you have any, feel free to contact me and let me know.
One of the features we do at Rattling Chains is a Company Closeup, where we find smaller companies in the disc golf community and write about their story.
The latest is NutSac. People love playing with the NutSac, and who can blame them with it being American made and big enough to carry only the discs truly needed.
So what are you waiting for? Go check out the NutSac story and maybe you’ll be looking to get a ‘Sac of your own!
And, if you missed it Monday, go check out the weekly poll.
Remember, RattlingChains.com has gone back to a more user-friendly schedule as we’ll be posting new stories M-F every week!
RattlingChains.com is proud to announce that Ricky Wysocki will be joining the staff as a writer. Wysocki will be bringing readers his thoughts and views from the road, being a pro, and showing the life of a touring professional player. Wysocki is just 19 years old and has made his mark on tour already and will keep getting better.
Check out today’s announcement about Wysocki joining the team.
How do you rate a disc golf course?
Jack Trageser asks that question today at Rattling Chains. With so many things to consider, it seems each disc golfer is different from the other. So stop by, check out the story and comment to let us know what’s important to you when rating a course!
From Wednesday, we also gave an update on the future of RattlingChains.com. Go check out our six-month progress report.
This week’s poll over at Rattling Chains is asking people what they spend on this sport.
After all, it’s a sport that is proposed as being quite cheap. And it can be. But, for some, not so much.
You get the idea. Stop over to Rattling Chains and vote in the poll and drop us a comment about your spending habits.
The world of night golf. Where glow discs, LEDs and glow sticks are much-needed items!
Rattling Chains writer Andre Fredrick takes us through ways of preparing and playing a round of disc golf. He offers some tips and gives a small list of items one should bring to have a successful outing. Go check it out at RattlingChains.com!
RattlingChains.com’s resident instructor Jack Trageser brings a second excerpt from the book he’s working on about disc golf. This time, he expounds on disc golf being in the position to shine because of costs related to ball golf and other sports.
Come by and check it out, only at Rattling Chains!
We have a new poll over at Rattling Chains and we’re trying to figure out if football season plays any issues on a disc golfer’s schedule. Do you play more? Less? The same?
Hop on over to Rattling Chains and vote in the poll and leave us a comment on if you change things up during football.
The staff at Rattling Chains has a new review up about the Disc Beeper, an innovative new product to help people from losing discs! Come check it out!
Also, the Rattling Chains blog will hopefully be undergoing some changes over the next few weeks. The look won’t change, but the hope is to give more original and entertaining content. We are working on these things now and, hopefully, we’ll have that announcement as well as another major one we are working on in the next week or two!
‘Tis been a while since we updated the readers of TALKdg what we’re up to over at RattlingChains.com…
… Better late than never, no?
Anyway, we’ve been kind of throwing on fumes lately, but are picking back up. You can see what’s going on with us by checking out the “State of the Chains” address we had a few days back.
Having trouble with putting from distances? How about a falling putt? Rattling Chains lead instructor Jack Trageser takes you through the workings of what many call a “jump putt” in his latest story.
Oregon-based writer Andre Fredrick has recently joined the staff at Rattling Chains. His latest piece is about how knowing your ability and what you can do with your game can help you win the battle with trees.
Right now, with many people out playing and such, Rattling Chains is on a 3-4 posts per week schedule. We have some fun and exciting things coming down the pipeline, though. Keep peeking back!
Looking for some in-depth disc golf reading? Head over to Rattling Chains as we have a lot of new content up.
Today’s post is a disc golf instructional one by Jack Trageser, who talks about being a sponge when it comes to the sport.
Yesterday, we looked at how spreading the good word of disc golf isn’t always easy.
Our weekly poll asks what would be needed for you to pay to play a course. Remember, comment on the blog and have the chance to win something!
Remember to stop by each day. We aim to have new content 5-6 days per week and always try and look at different sides of the sport!
This post recently appeared at both Rattlingchains.com and SchoolofDiscGolf.com. If you’re just starting to play disc golf or have played for a while and still don’t feel like you’re getting the most distance or control from your backhand, try starting over with the basic building blocks.