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Dartitis- Your views, comments, cures and suggestions
March 28, 2018 - 02:22 PM Lee Littel
I have been suffering with this for about 2 years now.Same as most people.A different grip,throwing motion.I will not release unless i move or step/fall sideways....but i believe it can be beat.i had it go away for a long time but now it appears it wants to come back...solution i used:Hide your biard with a news paper so you cant see any numbers.That way you arent fixed on shooting a certain number and do so until you start feeling more comfortable.if that helps maybe then draw a larger bullseye in the center of the paper maybe the size of a melon or a little smaller.focus inside of that for some time....if you start getting your comfort level back up then try removing the paper.it worked once for me and im going to try it again.I hope this helps.and good luck shooters!
March 22, 2018 - 10:05 AM Craig
I got dartitis around Christmas (not long after seeing Berry van Peer struggling with it) not sure whether the image was stuck in my head which has caused this? anyway after a month or so of struggling to let go of the darts, i switched to my right hand, which the throw was perfectly smooth, just not accurate, I have worked on the accuracy for a couple of months now, getting there, then BAM dartitis coming back even in my right arm! I play at pub level, won my first game right handed last week, although i have been down to my finish every week, just get jelly legs and anxious in a pub full of people watching you struggle to let go
February 12, 2018 - 05:54 AM dirty
Not sure this is dartitis or some other itis, but I can't throw anymore. Played in multiple leagues for almost 20 years now. the first 10 years I was figuring out strategy, consistency and accuracy. game got pretty solid. this past league session started about 5-6 weeks go, and its like I've never touched a dart. I can't find a grip that feels comfortable, my stance feels off and my darts keep bouncing out. any recommendations?
January 30, 2018 - 05:54 AM George
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January 29, 2018 - 09:22 AM jones
had dartitis when I was 18 whilst playing for my local in a general pub league. I couldn't even look at a set of darts for 12 years. then started playing again and hit some fine form for 3 years then all of a sudden it came back. I can throw and let go but with no accuracy. I am still playing and trying everything but it's difficult when you have no confidence, and no control of where the darts go. when I approach the board there's a panic that sets in and I've thrown the darts before being able to set correctly. any help would be great. Iv'e tried most remedies online like turning off the lights- throwing as many darts as you can to reset.. I think it's the mental side that I need sorting.
January 17, 2018 - 12:30 AM t parsonsrober
Ihave had dartitis now for about 10 years.some times worse than others.The first year I came out of it twice.Now I got it everytime I throw a dart.Drinking makes it twice as bad.I have no problem without a dart in my hand and can throw left handed with no problems.I used to be very competetive.I can throw a 180 then throw an eleven.I love the game but have no confidence.I have tried everything.Thank you for listening.I fully believe it's a mind to arm thing.What do you think?
December 23, 2017 - 11:25 AM Steve Barnet
I have found the information from some of these responses to Dartitis useful. This website in general is also one of the best I have found for darts information and I always recommend it as a great resource for darts information and helpful advice. Keep up the good work.
July 28, 2017 - 08:06 AM Maxwell Gregory
i have been suffering from dartitis for a while now started when I was a late teenager and I was falling forward when throwing darts, few years later I am now struggling pulling my arm all the way back to throw the darts. this is causing me to snatch and my accuracy is all over the place. the only thing that is helping me when playing for my team is drinking . if I throw with my left hand my action is perfect but I am right handed so I have no accuracy throwing with my other hand. Is there a way I can cure this problem it is driving me insane I used to be a good super league standard and now I get so frustrated playing the game I love. Time and time again I have thought of packing it in altogether but then I think of how good I used to be able to play,
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