By Harry K. McEvoy
"Knife & Tomahawk Throwing is helping hold alive those conventional arts of the outdated West. In those pages you'll find out about the basics of the game and achieve perception into the various maximum specialist knife throwers–the males who prepared the ground for the trendy day thrower." — Bobby Branton, President of the yank Knife Thrower's Alliance (AKTA)
Harry McEvoy, best professional within the box of tomahawk and knife throwing and best-selling writer of Knife Throwing: a pragmatic Guide, offers us with a thrilling, in-depth examine the preferred activity of weapon throwing.
Meet the lads who throw flaming knives at wonderful women on a spinning target—and now not scorch a hair; find out about the mythical "Skeeter" Vaughan, whose record-breaking throw kept the lives of 1000s of U.S. servicemen in the course of global conflict II; and witness the braveness of Tony Cascarella, who introduced down a 275-pound wild boar with basically 3 Bowie-Axe throwing knives.
In addition, this publication will sincerely express you the talents considering knife and tomahawk throwing—skills all of the execs first mastered earlier than making an attempt the bold feats required while appearing the "impalement arts." additionally offered is an engaging historical past of throwing-knives, from the earliest occasions, throughout the improvement of the ecu daggers, and as much as the knives used throughout the Vietnam warfare. additionally, you will find out about a few of the different throwing guns of the area, together with the martial arts guns utilized by the japanese ninja, and the lethal boomerangs of the Australian aborigines.
Concisely written and illustrated with greater than 50 photographs—including a number of the "greats" in action—Knife and Tomahawk Throwing is a needs to for someone drawn to those interesting sports.
- The high-quality issues of Knife Throwing
- How to construct Targets
- Evolution of the Throwing Knife
- The paintings of the Professionals
- The Saga of Skeeter Vaughn
- Tomahawk Throwing
- The Hunt of the "Hog Heaven" Boar
- The different Throwing Instruments
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