dartitis


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dartitis

(dɑːˈtaɪtɪs)
n
(Games, other than specified) (in darts) nervous twitching or tension that destroys concentration and spoils performance
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Menzies beat Simon Whitlock at the Grand Slam before folding against dartitis victim Berry van Peer in a sorry loss.
Webster was on the very brink of dartitis - struggling to let go of his arrows, which is what I suffered all those years ago - but I think he will just be too good tonight for Alan Norris.
ERIC Bristow, one of the world's finest darts players, had his career drastically cut short by an attack of dartitis.
31 for this tournament, Webster has dropped down the rankings over the past few years having suffered the symptoms of dartitis.
After failing down the world rankings and suffering dartitis, a psychological condition that affects a player's technique, Burnett's career looked over.
Lively tales abound from his childhood onwards, including his demise, mainly through the onset of dartitis.
Walsh has only just returned to the sport in the last few months after suffering from Dartitis but there was nothing wrong with his throwing last night.
Bristow groomed Taylor for greatness after his dominance was dented by dartitis - a psychological problem similar to the yips in golf where a player struggles to let go of the dart - and he says the Potteries hero and Ray van Barneveld are the only players on the circuit he fears.
Van Peer's troubles with dartitis have got into the heads of Simon Whitlock and Cameron Menzies and both crumbled; merciless Mensur Suljovic is unlikely to be as generous and the Austrian ace can put Van Peer out of his misery.
After falling down the world rankings and suffering dartitis, a psychological condition that affects a player's technique, Burnett's career looked like it was over.