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andlt;bandgt;"andlt;iandgt;Knife Throwingandlt;/iandgt; is the most authoritative guide on every aspect of the sport. From knives and knife throwing techniques to competition and advice, as well as profiles of pioneers and legends in the field, this book covers it all."and#8212;Bobby Branton, President of American Knife Thrower's Alliance (AKTA)andlt;/bandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Not only is knife throwing fun, it is also a great sport, entertainment, recreation and exercise. It can be a wonderful hobby, pastime, or even a profession, and the fundamentals are easy to learn. Anyone who can throw a stick, stone, or baseball can also learn how to throw a knife with skill and accuracy. All you need is a good knife-designed for the purpose, whether made to throw by the handle or blade, a target, and a small portion of the back yard for the throwing range. Few sports can provide so much recreation at so little cost. Knife throwing is a sport in which individual skills can be developed to a very high degree. Expert knife throwing, like great proficiency in any other sport, is developed by natural aptitude and instinct combined with that one magic ingredient: practice!andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;iandgt;Knife Throwingandlt;/iandgt; by American Knife Thrower's Alliance founder, Harry McEvoy, demonstrates how to throw a knife successfully in chapters such as:andlt;ulandgt;andlt;liandgt;It's Fun to Throw a Knifeandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt;Choice of Weaponsandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt;How to Throw a Knifeandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt;How to Develop "Pin-Point" Accuracyandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt;Targets: How and Whereandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt;Tomahawks and Bowiesandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt;Safety Measures, Rules, and Care of Knivesandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt;The Professionalsandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt;Hunting: A New Twist to an Old Sportandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt;Tales, Legends and Peopleandlt;/liandgt;andlt;/ulandgt;

Synopsis:

A concise, informative book on "the sport of the pioneers". Knife Throwing includes beginning and advanced throwing techniques and covers everything from home practice to hunting methods with accurate instructions. Readers will learn how to hurl hatches, tomahawks, the Gurkha Kukri, Bowies, and other knives.

Synopsis:

A concise, informative book on "the sport of the pioneers". Knife Throwing includes beginning and advanced throwing techniques and covers everything from home practice to hunting methods with accurate instructions. Readers will learn how to hurl hatches, tomahawks, the Gurkha Kukri, Bowies, and other knives.

About the Author

Harry K. McEvoy founded the Tru-Balance Knife Company in Grand Rapids, Michigan in 1949. Today, Tru-Balance is one of the primary suppliers of quality throwing-knives to professionals and sportsmen alike. Harry coached and demonstrated knife and tomahawk throwing for more than 30 years and was the founder and national director of The American Knife Thrower's Alliance.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780804810999
Author:
McEvoy, Harry K.
Publisher:
Tuttle Publishing
Author:
McEvoy, Harry K.
Location:
Rutland, Vt.
Subject:
Outdoor Skills
Subject:
Knife throwing
Subject:
General Sports & Recreation
Subject:
Outdoors-General
Subject:
Non-Classifiable
Subject:
Martial Arts & Self-Defense
Subject:
martial arts; throwing weapons; knife throwing; throwing knives; weapons
Subject:
martial arts; throwing knives; weapons; boomerangs; knife throwing; throwing weapons; tomahawk throwing; martial arts weapons; impalement arts; weapon throwing; ninja; Japanese ninja; throwing instruments
Subject:
How to throw a knife; Knife throwing; knife throwing techniques; Throw a knife; Harry McEvoy; Harry K. McEvoy
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series:
No Series
Series Volume:
611
Publication Date:
19891231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
bandamp;w photos throughout
Pages:
112
Dimensions:
7.5 x 5 in 6 oz

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"Synopsis" by , A concise, informative book on "the sport of the pioneers". Knife Throwing includes beginning and advanced throwing techniques and covers everything from home practice to hunting methods with accurate instructions. Readers will learn how to hurl hatches, tomahawks, the Gurkha Kukri, Bowies, and other knives.
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A concise, informative book on "the sport of the pioneers". Knife Throwing includes beginning and advanced throwing techniques and covers everything from home practice to hunting methods with accurate instructions. Readers will learn how to hurl hatches, tomahawks, the Gurkha Kukri, Bowies, and other knives.
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