Recommended Starting Discs
We get asked a lot for recommendations on discs especially for new players starting out. Here we will recommend certain discs based on initial skill level from the two leading brands.
These discs will grow with you, just because we recommend them for new players, doesn't mean they aren't great for intermediate and advanced players as well.
Looking for tips on throwing? Read this article called Tips for Consistent Throws which has some great examples on how to throw consistently good shots.
Also one of the best ways to learn is by doing putter (and then mid-range) only rounds. Take a look at A Guide to Putter-Only Rounds for some helpful tips.
Just getting started without a sports background
The follows discs we'd recommend for someone who is not coming from a sports background and just getting into disc golf.
Originated in 1978 in London, Ontario Canada, and now in Michigan USA, Discraft is a well known and trusted brand thrown by the best players in the world including Paul McBeth.
Founded in 1983 Innova pushed the sport forward with new high speed driver designs. Today they manufacture discs for other brands including Discmania as well as their own.
Just getting started with sports experience
The follows discs we'd recommend for someone who has experience playing other sports and likely to grow quickly in their Disc Golf technique.
We'd still recommend starting with throwing putters and mid-ranges until you get your basic technique down and then throwing your drivers.