Concise and informative, The Art of Throwing is the ultimate introduction to the exciting world of throwing weapons.
It provides thorough explanation and instruction on everything from grips and stances, targets and trajectories, and even how to construct your own weapons. The fundamentals of weapon throwing are easy to learn, but mastering aim—let alone mastering aim with a variety of weapons—involves time, effort and practice. Let The Art of Throwing ease your transition from novice to expert with its detailed, but easy to follow instructions from an author who has spent years mastering his technique.
With a foreword by knife throwing legend Joe "Brokenfeather" Darrah, this edition includes updated information and an hour-long downloadable video to better aid newcomers in learning the basics or help experienced throwers perfect their techniques.
The Art of Throwing includes:
Basic concepts—Grips, Methods, and Mechanics
Throwing implements—The Bagakay, the knife, the ax, and the spear
Japanese throwing implements—The Shuriken and the Shaken
Chinese throwing implements—The flying dart, the golden coin dart, the flying steel olive, and the flying sticker
Other throwing implements—The western dart and the boomerang
Sport and defensive throwing
Weapon and hand care
About the author
Amante P. Marinas, Sr. holds black belts in Shorin-Ryu karate and aikido and has been practicing his family's fighting system, Pananandata, since he was eight years old. He has authored ten books including Pananandata Knife Fighting.
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