July 12, 2019 by Charlie Eisenhood in Opinion with 0 comments
The Mailbag is now for subscribers only. That’s going to do a few things: it will keep me committed to writing it every week. It will reward subscribers with a weekly column they can count on. And it will allow us to offer a free one-month Mini subscription for the best email or comment we get and publish in the Mailbag. If you’re already a subscriber, you get a free extra month (or a discount). If you’re not, you can come in and check out the benefits.
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Q: Do you think there is any chance of ultimate ever getting the technology to track spin rates of a disc? Major League Baseball tracks exit speed and velocity of all types of hit balls as well as spin rates of various pitches. They use Statcast and radar technology, but I was wondering if you thought that ultimate might get the chance to have some of that technology or some sort of beta testing on discs to track that spin rate. It seems like it could be very useful for helping players improve their throws in various conditions and be incredibly insightful about various throws and grips.
– Emilio W.
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