Tag Archives: Agawam

April 27, 2020

We miss you!

…not only my place of employment, but also my home. On March 16th , the Axe House temporarily closed its doors due to the COVID-19 pandemic restrictions put in place by the government. Myself and my fellow coaches have been spending our days at home, just like everyone else. Some of my coaches have made […]

Confessions of an axe thrower, News
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
November 16, 2019

Urban Axe Throwing History

Once upon a time, in a far-away land… (que record scratch). This isn’t a fairytale; this is real life folks. I often get a strange look and a lot of questions when people ask me what I do. My favorite, of course, “Axe throwing? How did you get into that?” My dad taught me in […]

Confessions of an axe thrower