The Ultimate Guide to Knife Throwing: Master the Sport of Knife and Tomahawk Throwing
Bobby Branton (Author) Stephen McEvoy (Foreword by)
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DescriptionIf you've ever wanted to learn how to throw knives or tomahawks, look no further than The Ultimate Guide to Knife Throwing. This comprehensive guide is perfect for everyone from novices who have never picked up a knife to seasoned knife and tomahawk throwers looking to compete in their first tournament. Bobby Branton has been a foremost expert in the field of knife throwing and handcrafting custom throwing knives for over thirty years and shares his expertise here with easy step-by-step directions. Branton shows readers two methods of throwing knives that are most popular with knife throwers today. He will also share his extensive knife-making experience by showing readers how to make a quality throwing knife on a budget. In addition to improving technical skills, this guide will also give readers a brief history of the sport--covering everyone from the pioneers of the sport to today's modern impalement artists. This book will give you the tools needed to learn everything from the basics of knife and tomahawk throwing to how to start your own knife and tomahawk throwing club. Readers will learn how to construct targets, learn the basic stance, basic knife and tomahawk grips, and the mechanics of throwing knives and tomahawks. Branton's guide gives an in-depth look at this fast-growing sport, with a strong emphasis placed on safety. The Ultimate Guide to Knife Throwing is a must for anyone interested in the sport of knife throwing. Skyhorse Publishing is proud to publish a broad range of books for hunters and firearms enthusiasts. We publish books about shotguns, rifles, handguns, target shooting, gun collecting, self-defense, archery, ammunition, knives, gunsmithing, gun repair, and wilderness survival. We publish books on deer hunting, big game hunting, small game hunting, wing shooting, turkey hunting, deer stands, duck blinds, bowhunting, wing shooting, hunting dogs, and more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to publishing books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked by other publishers and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.
July 21, 2015
5.9 X 8.9 X 0.6 inches | 0.8 pounds
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About the Author
Bobby Branton has had a lifelong passion for knives. Under the legendary Harry K. McEvoy, he studied the fine art of handcrafting knives. Today, Branton's knives and throwing skills are highly sought after around the world. Through the knife-throwing community Branton has met and become friends with includes some of the greatest knife throwers in the world. Stephen McEvoy is the president of Tru-Balance Knife Co., located in Grand Rapids, Michigan.