Looking for a sport that promotes inclusivity and breaks traditional norms? Explore the world of disc golf and revolutionize your PE curriculum
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🐶 Say goodbye to expensive equipment and hello to portable disc golf baskets! Learn how this innovative solution can revolutionize your PE classes 🏞️
By introducing disc golf into your physical education curriculum, you're not only offering a thrilling and accessible sport but also creating an inclusive environment where every student can flourish and find their passion for the game.
Disc golf is one of the fastest growing sports in the world. It is played with similar rules to traditional golf, except players throw a flying disc from a designated tee to an elevated metal basket to complete each hole in the least number of throws.
There are many different types of golf discs designed to curve differently and to throw different distances accurately. They range fromdistance drivers, which are easier to throw far but harder to control, toputters, which are easier to throw straight but won’t go as far.
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Introduce disc golf by explaining the basic rules and objectives of the game. Provide a demonstration of throwing techniques and let students practice with lightweight discs.
To start a disc golf program, you'll need a set of discs suitable for different skill levels, targets (baskets or poles), and an open space or course where students can play.
The basic rules of disc golf include throwing a disc from a tee area towards a target (basket or pole) in as few throws as possible. Students should learn about fairway shots, putts, and the concept of par for each hole.
Disc golf promotes physical fitness, improves hand-eye coordination, encourages teamwork and communication, and provides opportunities for outdoor recreation. It also enhances problem-solving skills and strategic thinking.
Disc golf involves various physical movements such as throwing, walking, and bending. Regular play can enhance students' upper body strength, endurance, balance, and coordination.
Start by teaching the basic grip and stance for disc throwing. Demonstrate the backhand and forehand throwing techniques and provide opportunities for students to practice and receive feedback.
Identify an open space on your school grounds and install disc golf targets (baskets or poles) at various locations. Mark tee areas and fairways using cones or designated signs to create a course layout. Consult RAD who are the professional Design Company
RAD disc golf baskets are built to last. They are constructed from high-quality materials designed to withstand the elements and the rigors of repeated use in a physical education setting. Regular maintenance checks should ensure longevity.
Absolutely, RAD Disc Golf Lite Basket is designed with portability in mind. They are lightweight and can be quickly disassembled and reassembled without any tools. This feature allows you to set up a disc golf course wherever and whenever needed.
A standard disc golf course consists of 9 or 18 holes. Therefore, for a full course, you would need to purchase 9-18 baskets. However, for smaller courses or introductory lessons, fewer baskets may be sufficient.
Yes, you can modify disc golf for younger students by creating shorter courses, using lightweight discs, and simplifying the rules. You can also incorporate team-based games or mini-disc golf challenges.
Yes, the materials used in our disc golf baskets are designed to withstand outdoor conditions. They are rust-resistant and hold up well to various weather elements like sun, wind, and rain. Nevertheless, we recommend storing them indoors when not in use for a longer lifespan.
Disc golf is a versatile sport that can be easily integrated into any PE curriculum. It promotes physical fitness and strategic thinking. Lessons can be designed to teach basic throwing techniques, rules of the game, and scoring. It can also be used in team-building exercises.
Disc golf is a relatively low-risk activity. However, it's crucial to ensure that the playing area is clear to avoid accidents. Also, while our baskets have been designed with safety in mind, students should be advised not to climb or hang on them to avoid potential injuries.
Certainly, we are committed to helping schools obtain the necessary funding for their sports programs. We can provide you with resources and guidance for applying to various sports equipment grants.
Generally, disc golf baskets require minimal maintenance. Regular inspection for any signs of wear and tear and occasional cleaning is usually sufficient. Should you encounter any issues, we provide customer support to assist with any maintenance queries.
Yes, we offer attractive discounts for bulk purchases by schools and educational institutions. Our aim is to make disc golf an affordable addition to your PE program.
Discs are not typically included with the baskets. However, we do offer a variety of disc sets suitable for all skill levels, available for purchase separately.
Disc golf is a versatile sport suitable for all age groups. It's easy to learn and doesn't require any prior athletic skills, making it an inclusive activity for all students.
Yes, our portable disc golf baskets can be set up both indoors and outdoors. They are a perfect fit for gymnasiums or open indoor spaces.
The height of our disc golf baskets adheres to the professional standard of approx 1.4-1.5m from the ground to the top of the Basket. This ensures a consistent practice experience for all students.
The baskets are designed with a fixed height to maintain standard playing conditions. As of now, the height of the baskets can't be adjusted.
Yes, our baskets are designed with an optimized chain pattern that reduces the chances of disc bounce-outs, ensuring fair and enjoyable gameplay.
Yes, RAD stands by the quality of their products. Each disc golf basket comes with a warranty that covers any manufacturing defects.
Absolutely, RAD disc golf baskets are designed according to the professional standards and are suitable for both casual play and competitive use
Yes, some assembly is required. However, they come with detailed, easy-to-follow instructions, making the process quick and straightforward. Birdie Lite Baskets require no tools at all and take around 60 seconds to put togther.
Yes, should a part of your basket become damaged or worn, we do offer replacement parts for sale, ensuring your investment lasts as long as possible.
Yes, safety is important when playing disc golf. Ensure that the course is clear of hazards, provide guidelines for safe throwing, and encourage students to be aware of their surroundings.
Our disc golf baskets are made of a durable combination of steel and heavy-duty plastic. These materials ensure they can withstand repeated use while remaining lightweight for portability.
We are proud to offer our customers all of our discs by plastic and weight class. Please use the drop down menus on the product page to see what is available. Every item that you can select and add to cart should be in stock bearing any unforeseen circumstances.
Yes. The Frisbee Shop can post orders to our customers almost everywhere in the world. All international orders ship via Australia Post. Tracking information is not available to all countries. For more information, please visit ourinternational shipping page.
Shipping of online purchases are processed twice weekly. If you live in Perth and want to touch and feel the disc prior to purchase, we offer an in store purchase and pick up service on Fridays between 4pm-5pmAustralian Western Standard Time (GMT +8hrs) located at Unit 4/10 Dillington Pass, Landsdale WA 6065.
You should receive an automatic email from Australia Post when your order has been despatched. If you have not received it, please check your spam or junk mail folder before contacting us.
You can track all shipments with Australia Post at http://auspost.com.au/track/track.html.
We do our best to keep as much in stock as possible and place frequent orders accordingly. However, sometimes the manufacturers don’t have every product in stock. Also, disc golf manufacturers do not allow retailers to order exact weight and colour, only a weight range. If you would like a very specific weight and colour disc pleasecontact usand we will do our best to accommodate you.