Resources

November 30, 2019

Choosing an Axe

So now that you have your technique down, it’s time to get an axe of your own.  There are so many styles and companies to choose from, so where do you get started?  I recommend checking out your local hardware store, Home Depot or Lowes.  Please note, when choosing an axe, be aware that some […]

Confessions of an axe thrower, Frequently asked questions, Resources
November 27, 2019

The ‘Canadian flick’

One throwing technique that many find helpful is typically referred to as the “Canadian Flick”. I know I said to avoid wrist flicking but this is a completely different type of flicking. The motion is more like throwing a dart while stepping in. You line up your shot with your dominant foot. For example. if […]

Confessions of an axe thrower, Resources
November 17, 2019

The 5 D’s of Dodgeball… or 4 Basics of Axe Throwing

There are 4 Basic things to master to improve your skills as an axe thrower; let’s see if we can help 1. GRIP 2. STANCE 3. DISTANCE and 4. FOLLOW-THROUGH   1. GRIP Depending on the style you’re throwing (one-handed, two-handed, Canadian flick); mastering your grip will bring you a consistent throw every single time. […]

Confessions of an axe thrower, Resources