The discs listed here are what Innova considers beginner friendly altho they are not just for beginners. Many top players, including pros, use these too.

Resist the temptation to try a lot of different discs. Concentrate on learning to throw only one disc, preferably a mid range, until you develop a feel for throwing golf discs. As you gain experience, you'll be ready to try other mid range, fairway and distance drivers.

Starting with a light weight, understable, DX, mid range driver or multi-purpose disc golf disc is recommended for new players.
* Lighter weight discs are easier to control than heavier discs and don't have as strong of a tendency to curve.
* Understable discs are the most beginner friendly. They have a tendency to turn right when thrown flat, straight and with average power for right handed back hand (RHBH) throws. It's just the opposite for lefties. Some stable discs are beginner friendly too. But avoid overstable discs until you gain some experience.
* DX discs are less expensive if you lose one and more understable than the same models made with higher quality plastics.
* Mid range drivers or multi-purpose discs are easier to control than fairway and distance drivers. A player can use one of these to play the entire course.

See more Beginner Information and find other helpful info on these links:

Drivers - Speed 6-13 | MidRange - Putters - Speed 1-5

Flight Paths | Plastics | Flight Characteristicsflight ratings

If you still have questions about any discs or would like some advice on what type of discs fit you best, please contact us. We've been in the business since 1987, throwing even longer and we love what we do!

Just an FYI, see Beginner Throwing Tips - Dave Dunicape's Instructional Throw Charts
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Innova Nova - XT Overmold

The Innova XT Nova Overmold is a unique putter designed with overmold technology.  The rim uses a grippy putter Pro plastic, which is fused to a stiff, firm Pro center section.  The Nova has a stable flight that is …

$13.95

Innova Colt - XT

The Innova XT Colt is a stable putter and approach disc. The Colt is a low profile small diameter disc golf putter and approach disc similar to the XD or Classic Roc. It is a fairly straight flyer that can also perform well …

$11.95

Innova Aviar Putter - XT

The Innova XT Aviar Putter is a great beginner friendly putt & approach disc that is straight. It is a durable and grippy beadless model, a straight flier with a predictable finish. Versatile and dependable in all conditi…

$11.95

Innova Atlas - XT Overmold

The Innova XT Atlas is a straight mid-range driver. It may just be the best new mid-range in years. Think of it as a dead straight KC Roc. The XT stands for Extra Tough, but it also has Extra Traction in your hand. The XT pla…

$13.95

Innova Aviar Putter - 30th Anniversary - XT

Innova's 30th Anniversary of the Aviar is being celebrated with an XT Aviar sporting a throwback to their "football" stamp. This beadless Aviar closely resembles the original Aviar from 1984! The Aviar helped change the game …

$15.00

Innova Valkyrie - StarLite

The Innova StarLite Valkyrie is a distance driver that is straight and has great glide. It is an easy to learn disc, and in lighter weights will give newer players extra distance. Lighter weights also give players extreme ran…

$15.95

Innova Tern - StarLite

The Innova StarLite Tern is a distance driver that is slightly understable. The Tern has excellent speed and a flight path that maximizes glide over the entire flight. Similar to the Archon, the Tern is designed for long shap…

$15.95

Innova Sidewinder - StarLite

The Innova GStar Sidewinder is a fast beginner friendly understable distance driver golf disc with a predictable high speed turn and lots of glide. This disc can add distance to anyone’s drive, but is especially useful for th…

$15.95

Innova Roadrunner - StarLite

The Innova StarLite Roadrunner is a straight to slightly understable long-range distance driver golf disc with lots of glide. It makes an excellent finesse driver or long range roller. Power throwers can use this disc for lon…

$15.95

Innova Mamba - StarLite

The Innova StarLite Mamba is a beginner friendly distance driver that is understable. It was designed to give maximum distance for minimal effort. The Mamba has more high speed turn than any other Innova long range driver. Th…

$15.95

Innova Wedge - Star

The Innova Star Wedge is an understable putt and approach disc. Actually, it is 'wedged' between a putter and a mid range driver. Smaller hands and those preferring a low profile straight flying putter will find the Wedge eas…

$15.95

Innova Vulcan - Star, Proto Star Stamped

The Innova Proto Star Stamped Vulcan is an understable distance driver that was designed with the less powerful disc golf players in mind. The Vulcan flies similarly to the Katana with less low speed fade. (The Katana is less…

$20.05

Innova Vulcan - Star

The Innova Star Vulcan is an understable distance driver that was designed with the less powerful disc golf players in mind. The Vulcan flies similarly to the Katana with less low speed fade. (The Katana is less understable o…

$15.95

Innova Valkryie - Echo Star

The Innova Echo Star Valkyrie is distance driver that is straight and has great glide. It is an easy to learn disc, and in lighter weights will give newer players extra distance. Lighter weights also give players extreme rang…

$15.50

Innova Valkyrie - Star

The Innova Star Valkyrie is a distance driver that is straight and has great glide. It is an easy to learn disc, and in lighter weights will give newer players extra distance. Lighter weights also give players extreme range w…

$15.95

Innova TL - Star

The Innova Star TeeBird-L (TL) fairway driver is straight. The TL is the brother of the reliable TeeBird (see below). The “L” stands for “Less Overstable” and “Longer”. This disc has the same great speed and glide as the TeeB…

$15.95

Innova Tern - Star - Leatherman

Hannah Leatherman Star Tern The Tern is a favorite distance driver to many, due to its controlled turn and long distance. These particular Star Terns have been tailored to the specifications of Hannah Leatherman, and inclu…

$19.95

Innova Tern - Star

The Innova Star Tern is a distance driver that is slightly understable. The Tern has excellent speed and a flight path that maximizes glide over the entire flight. Similar to the Archon, the Tern designed for long shaping thr…

$15.95

Innova Skeeter - Star

The Innova Star Skeeter is a mid range driver golf disc that is straight. It has a slight but dependable fade. This disc and the Shark are Innova's best all around, multi purpose golf discs. The Skeeter is easy to throw and m…

$15.95

Innova Sidewinder - Star

The Innova Star Sidewinder is a fast beginner friendly understable distance driver golf disc with a predictable high speed turn and lots of glide. This disc can add distance to anyone’s drive, but is especially useful for tho…

$15.95

Innova Roadrunner - Echo Star

The Innova Echo Star Roadrunner is a beginner friendly understable long-range distance driver golf disc with lots of glide. It makes an excellent finesse driver or long range roller. Power throwers can use this disc for long …

$15.50

Innova Roadrunner - Star

The Innova Star Roadrunner is a beginner friendly understable long-range distance driver golf disc with lots of glide. It makes an excellent finesse driver or long range roller. Power throwers can use this disc for long turno…

$15.95

Innova Mirage - Star - Proto Star Stamp

This is the Proto Star Stamp, First Run Mirage. The Innova Star Mirage is an understable disc golf putter and approach disc. It was designed for easy control and low stress approaches. The Mirage is a low profile putter th…

$20.00

Innova Mirage - Star

The Innova Star Mirage is an understable disc golf putter and approach disc. It was designed for easy control and low stress approaches. The Mirage is a low profile putter that is easy for beginners to throw straight. Perfect…

$15.95

Innova Mamba - Echo Star

The Innova Echo Star Mamba is a beginner friendly distance driver that is understable. It was designed to give maximum distance for minimal effort. The Mamba has more high speed turn than any other Innova long range driver. T…

$15.50