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The Art of Throwing

The Definitive Guide to Thrown Weapons Techniques


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The Art of Throwing by Amante P. Marinas
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Concise and informative, "The Art of Throwing" is the ultimate introduction to the world of thrown weapons. It provides detailed, but easy to follow, instructions for throwing twelve popular weapons from around the world, including Knives, Spears, the Bagakay, the Japanese Shuriken and Shaken, the Chinese Flying Olive, the Western Dart, the Boomerang, and more! "The Art of the Throwing" contains time-tested methods for improving accuracy, with attention given to perfecting the mechanics of the throw and how to use this newfound expertise to compete and win in weapon throwing competitions. The book also encourages readers to chart their progress and offers a wide range of encouragement's to get past the frustrating beginner's stage. This new edition includes updated information and an instructional DVD to assist newcomers in mastering the basics and help experienced throwers perfect their techniques.

Author Biography

Amante P. Marinas Sr. is the author of nine other books on weapons and martial arts. He holds black belts in shorin-ryu karate and aikido and has been practicing his family's fighting system, Panandata, since he was eight years old. He has authored ten books including The Art of Throwing, Panandata: Its History and Techniques, and Panandata Knife Fighting. Joe Brokenfeather Darrah started throwing knives at the age of five and has gone on to become a master instructor on knife and tomahawk throwing, as well as a highly popular entertainer. In addition to throwing knives he also makes them. Many of his knives are used by other respected figures in the knife throwing community including the author of this book. He has been inducted into the International Knife Throwers Hall of Fame and was once named their National Knife Maker of the Year. He is also a regular, and fierce, competitor in knife throwing competitions.
Release date Australia
July 9th, 2010
Country of Publication
United States
Revised edition
100 Color Photographs and Illustrations
Tuttle Publishing
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