Home » Dictionary » hyzer


hyzer n. in disc golf or other disc-related sports, a backhanded throw which curves in a direction opposite of the arm used to throw. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

Leave a comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

1 comment
  • According to the book “Frisbee” (ISBN#0-911104-53-4) by Dr. Stancil E.D. Johnson the term Hyzer is the discs angle of roll (Sideways tilt at “whelm”(the disc’s first period of flight)). The Hyzer Angle is named for H.R. “Fling” Hyzer, father of the “Flying Flutterball”.

Further reading

Bug in Your Ear (episode #1537)

Is there something inherent in English that makes it the linguistic equivalent of the Borg, dominating and consuming other languages in its path? No, not at all. The answer lies with politics and conquest rather than language itself. Plus: a new...

Skookum (episode #1534)

So you’ve long dreamed of writing fiction, but don’t know where to begin? There are lots of ways to get started — creative writing classes, local writing groups, and books with prompts to get you going. The key is to get started, and...