Tag Archives: Agawam

September 3, 2021

Thank you 81 Axes

Goose of 81 Axes has designed some gorgeous axe handles and has generously donated them to the Agawam Axe House for our Burn Battle 2021! This custom axe will be awarded to the competitor who secures the most in pledges for the tournament. A huge reward for a great and selfless accomplishment. If you want […]

Events & Tournaments, News
December 18, 2020

SUCK AT WRAPPING?

DON’T BOTHER! Agawam Axe House gift certificates don’t need wrapping, oh and they’ll be the #1 gift given! Agawam Axe Gift certificates can be used in part, and other many reservations. Use them online to make your booking or in person. They never expire. Give the gift of adventure and memories this season. Available to […]

News
November 10, 2020

Walk ins open Saturdays!

Starting this Saturday at 12pm, the Agawam Axe House, walk-in hours are available from 12pm-6pm. All other times require reservations and you can make them here. Masks are required. We’re an 18+ alcohol-free axe throwing venue and we take COVID seriously. For more details on our COVID policy and preparation please check out COVID-19 statement […]

News
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