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TSA Ethereal Synapse "Dragon" Disc Golf Distance Driver

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  • Speedi 12

    The first number is the speed of the disc. It can range from 1-14. Putters are rated 1-3 and are designed to function at low speeds any player can use. Mid range discs are 4-5 and require more speed when thrown to achieve their desired results. A fairway driver will be speed 6-8, these discs fly mostly straight. Discs that are speed 9 and above are classified as distance drivers. Throwing a distance driver takes a significant amount of power to get up to speed, players are rewarded with additional distance if they learn to control these discs. New players are cautioned that speed does not equal distance. Due to the difficulty of controlling higher speed discs, a beginner could find that a light weight disc with a speed of 6 or 7 could fly farther for them than a max distance driver with a speed of 13. In fact most new players should learn by throwing putters only so they can develop the proper form. After a few weeks they'll begin to get reliable results and are ready ×

  • glidei 5

    This second rating is numbered 1 – 6. Glide describes a disc’s ability to remain in flight. Discs with higher glide ratings will fly further than discs rated lower in this category. A high glide rating is good when the goal is distance, but can have the wrong effect for putts and approach shots. Sometimes overshooting the basket can be worse than not making it far enough. Low glide ratings such as 1 or 2 are popular with upshot putters because they don't fly for distance but for a little extra control. Glide is different for different kinds of discs as well. A putter with a glide of 4 will stay airborne much longer than distance drivers with a glide of 4 ×

  • Turni -1.5

    Third in Innova’s flight rating system is turn. Turn is rated from 1 to -5?, with -5 being the most understable. The lower the numer, the more striking turn will result. A newer, slower-throwing disc golfer using an understable disc with a ‘high’ negative turn rating will enjoy great distance, as the disc isn’t going to fade as quickly. Also, players whose farthest throw is 200 feet or less probably won’t notice any turn in the flightpath. Once a player gets more speed and power, they will see their understable discs start turning to the right at the beginning of the flight before fading to the left at the end. Discs rated -4 or -5 are popularly used for rollover or roller throws by experienced players. Some discs have 0 turn which means that they'll start to fade when they run out of speed during the flight and at no point will they turn. It's important to carry at least one disc with a high turn rating in your bag for rounds. ×

  • Fadei 3

    This last rating category ranges from 0 to 5; with a disc rated 0 being the straightest finishing, while a disc rated 5 fading the most during the last portion of the flight. Even discs rated lowest in turn will still ‘fade’ as the disc slows at the end of the flight. A disc with a higher fade rating is useful for a hole with a dogleg. Straight finishing discs are great for control, discs with little fade are normal. If you're a Right-hand backhand thrower you'll find that almost every disc wants to fade to the left at the end of your flight. Discs with a 4 or 5 fade rating are excellent in heavy winds. They sacrifice a little of the distance but make sure that the disc won't do anything unexpected. Discs with a low fade are more susceptible to being affected by the wind. ×

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Product Description

The Thought Space Athletics Ethereal Synapse Dragon Disc Golf Distance Driver is a stable to overstable high speed driver. The stamp features a hidden dragon in the design and symbols. See if you can spot it!

The flight path of the Synapse is going to be high speed turn and then a gradual forward glide and a long fade at the end. This is definitely an S curve flight pattern that's great for forehand or backhand players. The Synapse is a high speed driver that's designed for advanced players or players with bigger arms who routinely throw 325+ feet. This disc wants to be your go to driver, it's got that distance your looking for but that consistent stable fade to make it perfect for knowing where it will land. You'll like throwing this when you have a fairly open fairway to work with, the Synapse does best when it has room to swing side to side to get the maximum distance.

Ethereal plastic from Thought Space is a premium blend of plastic. It's got a shiny luster and it's very durable with a little bit more flex in it than the aura plastic. You can still expect excellent grip, and a slightly less overstable disc right out of the box. It's a great choice from TSA for a touring professional disc golfer as well as the average joe. Ethereal plastic is affordable and lasts for years, it's going to keep your Synapse flying the same way for a very long time.

The Thought Space Athletics Ethereal Synapse Dragon disc is designed for big arm or experienced level players. This long forward glide with an S curve is how you get big distance and still control the landing space for this disc. This is the first TSA distance driver, so fill that slot in your bag and swipe one of these amazing discs today!

    Plastic Benefits

    Ethereal Plastic

    • Supreme grip in all weather conditions.
    • Less stable than other premium blends.
    • A little more flex in the plastic.

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