The Art of Throwing

The Definitive Guide to Thrown Weapons Techniques [DVD Included]

The Art of Throwing

Concise and informative, The Art of Throwing is the ultimate introduction to the exciting world of throwing weapons. It provides thorough explanation and instruction on everything from grips and stances, targets and trajectories, and even how to construct your own weapons.

The fundamentals of weapon throwing are easy to learn, but mastering aim—let alone mastering aim with a variety of weapons—involves time, effort and practice. Let The Art of Throwing ease your transition from novice to expert with its detailed, but easy to follow instructions from an author who has spent years mastering his technique.

With a foreword by knife throwing legend Joe "Brokenfeather" Darrah, this edition includes updated information and an hour-long instructional DVD to better aid newcomers in learning the basics or help experienced throwers perfect their techniques.

This comprehensive book of throwing weapons features sections on:
  • Basic concepts
    • Grips, Methods, and Mechanics
    Throwing implements
    • The Bagakay, the knife, the ax, and the spear
    Japanese throwing implements
    • The Shuriken and the Shaken
    Chinese throwing implements
    • The flying dart, the golden coin dart, the flying steel olive, and the flying sticker
    Other throwing implements
    • The western dart and the boomerang
    Sport and defensive throwingWeapon and hand care
  • Tuttle Publishing | 
  • 192 pages | 
  • ISBN 9780804840934 | 
  • June 2010