Surprise your friends by nailing the behind the back catch next time you play.
a behind the back throw. You need to turn your hip toward the disc. If you want to catch with your right hand, turn your left hip toward the disc.
turning their head away from the disc. That makes the catch almost impossible – it is now a blind catch. Hold your hand behind your back. Can you
see your fingers wiggle? If so, you should have no problem watching the disc. If you can’t see your fingers wiggle, don’t worry. The disc is bigger than your fingers.
Once you are an expert Behind The Back catcher, you will be able to adjust your position to catch these harder throws. For now, be patient for good catching opportunities.
Training Tip #1: Put your right hand behind your back. Hold the disc in your left hand a few inches over your right hand (reverse this if you are left-handed).
Drop the disc and try to catch it. Try to get five catches in a row, then switch hands and catch behind the back with your left hand.
Training Tip #2: Use the self-throw to practice the Behind The Back catch. Throw the disc up. Turn sideways. Catching hand behind your back. Grab. Can you do five in a row? This video shows you how (100kb):
Training Tip #3: Next time you play catch with friends, look for opportunities to do the catch. You may have to chase the disc down to get into position. It may take a few tries.
You will notice more chances to try the Behind The Back if you are thinking about the catch.