Originally Posted by luvforty
being frank here -
OP's thinking is a fallacy - you can NOT bypass junkballers and hope to compete in a higher level.
because the higher level players all can do junk balls, even better!
the reason they don't is that it doesn't work at their level any more, or to a less degree.
Reading the OP, I first thought it was from a rec player complaining about pushers.
But apparently he is playing the equivalent of U.S. 5.0+ level in Australia, which is surprising because I thought the pushing players are not found at that high level...