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Dartitis- Your views, comments, cures and suggestions
July 27, 2017 - 03:11 PM PAUL GIOVANACCI
HI SUFFERING BADLY FROM DARTITIS. USED TO BE A STEADY HUNDRED SCORER PLAYED FOR OVER 20 YEARS THEN WAS OUT THE GAME FOR 6 YEARS BACK PLAYING NOW FOR 2 YEARS BUT MY DARTS ARE FLYING ALL OVER THE PLACE HITTING WALLS AND DRIFTING TO RIGHT SIDE OF BOARD. DOSEN'T MATTER WERE I STAND . CAN'T KEEP 3 DARTS IN A BED AND PUTTING A LOT OF DARTS OF THE BOARD . CHANGED MY DARTS ABOUT 60 TIMES BUT EVERY SET DOSEN'T LEAVE MY HAND RIGHT AND CAN'T KEEP MY ARM STRAIGHT NOW. ANY ADVICE PLEASE .
March 21, 2017 - 04:49 PM Graham Masters
Hi, have suffered from dartitis for around 6 months, have vowed to play through it and not give up. I cannot release the first dart without a bout of shaking and when it goes it can go anywhere, the next two are slightly better. It can be embarrasing and depressing at times. I desperately want to be at my best again. Can anyone help?
March 21, 2017 - 03:40 PM Dean Greenwood
I have played darts for about 6 years super league,local leagues won a few tournaments locally.I have not played competitively for about 2 years because I cannot release some times. I used to play very quickly now its so slow its painful and my throw is a shadow of what it once was If I try throwing without the dart in my hand I can mirror my old throw perfectly but put a dart in and its shocking I have started to try and sort this but cannot any advice help would be very much appreciated.
September 13, 2016 - 09:56 PM David heydon
Hi I am struggling to throw my darts after the first one has gone the other two go fine
May 29, 2016 - 10:41 AM kelvin brettle
I had dartitis for many many years, tried everything possible, but in the end I went to a well know and respected sports psycologist who said he had worked with a dart player before but said dartitis was no different to shootings "trigger freeze" golfings "yips", etc etc, i took on board what he had to say - which worked, gotta say its like trying to give up smoking - its always in your mind- hovering in the background for a long time but finally at least the shackles were lifted, if anyone wants to get in touch with me re this "curse" - contact me please.
May 12, 2016 - 02:25 PM Dennell
B4 i started to suffer from dartitis i know i have a good throw (fast thrower) but because i wanted to learn more of thats why i try to experiment other throwing techniques.its more accurate and i like it (but it adjust to a slower throwing)and then here it comes.my arms are lacking and i cant even throw it.wat i did is try my old throwing style but still locking.what shold i do.pls do help
February 18, 2016 - 09:46 AM collen mazombwe
Am having dartitis and am struggling with my release of the dart. I just hold it but I can't release it. I end up just throwing for the darts to leave me, as I can spend up to a minute, just pointing, at the dart board. Temporarily though it dissappears, but reappeares again.
January 10, 2016 - 12:54 PM Kevin loxton
I First disvovered that i had dartitis after playing for about 7 years.I quit playing for a few years,but then decided to try & beat this.It took me many years to over come it.I can help anyone to do the same.It is a mental problem that with help can be fixed.
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