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Jockey Wilson: did he have dartitis??
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Just found an interesting video on youtube about an American baseball catcher that developed the yips after another player collided with him. It's similar to what dart players experience...he couldn't throw the ball back to the pitcher. He would have to hit his glove 3-4 times with his hand before he could throw it...you can definitely see the mental aspect involved.

I had no idea it could affect baseball players too...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=pl...Gnd8#t=233
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(02-19-2015, 06:30 AM)Regulatori Wrote: I had no idea it could affect baseball players too...

In addition to Sasser, others affected include second basemen Chuck Knoblauch and Steve Sax, who both couldn't throw accurately to first; and pitchers Steve Blass, Rick Ankiel and Mark Wohlers, who loss their ability to throw strikes with any consistency.
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Jarrod Saltalamacchia had the same issue throwing back, again after a collision. He went to a psychologist from Vegas who worked with Eric Bristow at one point.
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No, he had a snatch at times not dartitis
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Having been struggling with dartitis for almost 4 years I can honestly say Jockey didn't have it. I wouldn't wish this on anyone, it has tainted the game I love and took for granted for years. I can't explain how or why it started just one day I struggled to release the dart.
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jocky trade mark snatching drive of the darts
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I was led to understand that dartitis was the inability to let go/release the dart correctly at arms length & the action was more or less the same up to that point Stand corrected if wrong.
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If Jocky had dartitis it made him a much, much, much better player.
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check the link.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dartitis

Inability to throw is an acute form.  The yips is still dartitis.
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It often becomes an issue with high level Snooker Players.

The cue needs to be delivered in a smooth and regimented manner and there MUST be a distinct pause, between the "feathering" and then the final forward movement of the cue.

The pause becomes a sub-concious act but when you change things and intentionally focus on extending or reducing the pause, all sorts of issues can be unearthed Guests cannot see images in the messages. Please register at the forum by clicking here to see images. As in darts, timing, consistency and repetition of specific movements is vital.

Its damn annoying when you go to play the impact stroke and your arm just will not move. I imagine it would be the same in Darts, though I personally have not seen a darts player suffering from it.
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Interesting
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I love watching Jocky on youtube. I was too young to remember him as a player.
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