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by Carol
Wed Sep 23, 2020 8:45 pm
Forum: Teaching
Topic: That whuuumpin' feeling
Replies: 19
Views: 985

Re: That whuuumpin' feeling

The .gif It looks much more like Paul's back slash-forward slash drawing than Hayes'. ;) Very interesting all the different ways to attempt the break though. Has anyone tried having the student pull against the line (or rope) in the overhead position while you hold the line from behind? Having them ...
by Carol
Wed Sep 23, 2020 2:25 am
Forum: Teaching
Topic: That whuuumpin' feeling
Replies: 19
Views: 985

Re: That whuuumpin' feeling

... so I analysed my own cast a bit more, specifically where I look when I'm trying to show my cleanest & tightest loops. What I noticed was that I was often watching the slow and steady development of the bend in the rod throughout the cast. Graeme, were you using video analysis for this, or casti...
by Carol
Tue Sep 22, 2020 1:47 am
Forum: Flycasting
Topic: Overhang
Replies: 9
Views: 904

Re: Overhang

Here are my thoughts on the subject https://www.sexyloops.com/index.php/ps/a-question-of-overhang That’s why I wrote an FP. I knew it was going to be a long reply :D Thank you for the FP and the awesome display of balance in the video. Happy Birthday to SL too! Your creation is into its second year...
by Carol
Mon Sep 21, 2020 9:51 pm
Forum: Teaching
Topic: That whuuumpin' feeling
Replies: 19
Views: 985

That whuuumpin' feeling

Mel Krieger said that teaching acceleration was one of the hardest things to do. He recounted that there have been various ways to try to describe it but none of them were very good. So he came up with the word "Wuuuuump." He also said to "start heavy, start strong." Do you have any drills you use t...
by Carol
Fri Sep 18, 2020 12:34 am
Forum: Flycasting Physics
Topic: Line Friction and Line Tension
Replies: 17
Views: 1490

Re: Line Friction and Line Tension

For those not familiar with all the types of guides -- like me :whistle: -- this website might help.
https://www.guidesnblanks.com/guide_fin ... =qvwdtxfws
by Carol
Fri Sep 18, 2020 12:00 am
Forum: Flycasting
Topic: Overhang
Replies: 9
Views: 904

Re: Overhang

Thank you, Nick. I look forward to the FP, Paul.
by Carol
Wed Sep 16, 2020 1:22 am
Forum: Flycasting
Topic: Overhang
Replies: 9
Views: 904

Overhang

Why and when is overhang needed? What does it do for the cast?
by Carol
Tue Sep 15, 2020 2:10 am
Forum: Flycasting Physics
Topic: Line Friction and Line Tension
Replies: 17
Views: 1490

Re: Line Friction and Line Tension

Any idea why raised single leg rings are so much worse?
by Carol
Wed Sep 09, 2020 3:54 pm
Forum: Flycasting Physics
Topic: Line Friction and Line Tension
Replies: 17
Views: 1490

Re: Line Friction and Line Tension

Thanks for the explanation, Paul.
by Carol
Tue Sep 08, 2020 5:29 pm
Forum: Flycasting
Topic: Wind Cast
Replies: 6
Views: 750

Re: Wind Cast

Thanks for these videos.

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