Darts is now a global phenomenon with new players emerging to challenge the traditional powerhouses. The Darts Bible encompasses all aspects of this simple game that demands remarkable precision and agility of mind from its competitors. Instructions for beginners on how to start playing the game, how to select the right darts, plus tactics and tips to help improve scoring and competitiveness for the more advanced player. The Darts Bible has an extensive section devoted to the many and varied different games that can be enjoyed by players of all levels, with simple explanations of how each works. Step up to the oche with this impressive handbook and get a solid grounding in everything you'll need to know from the history of the game, to how to pick the right arrows, correct stance, game plan, close out strategies and even how to master 'the perfect game' - a nine dart finish. About the author Patrick McLoughlin is a sports journalist for BSkyB and has previously worked for 365 Media Group, the BBC and Teletext. David Norton is a sports journalist for The Times who has previously worked for the News of the World, the Daily Telegraph and The Observer.
His work has led to interviews with darts superstars Phil Taylor and Raymond van Barneveld.