INTERNATIONAL KNIFE THROWERS HALL OF FAME
Come and join us, it not just about throwing knives and tomahawks but about bringing the sport back to life and the companionship of good friends, bonding with our children and being a part of something great. You do not have to be a pro to be a member but have a love of the growing sport. Our State Representatives are more than happy to help with any questions you have to make the experience of knife and tomahawk throwing a very enjoyable experience.
Mission and History
The Mission of the International Knife Throwers Hall of Fame is: To honor, preserve, educate and promote . . .
To honor individuals who have made outstanding contributions to knife and tomahawk throwing, knife making and education of the public in support of knife throwing.
To preserve professional knife and tomahawk throwing historic documents and artifacts.
To educate the public regarding the origin, development and growth of knife and tomahawk throwing as an important part of the American culture.
To promote the positive values of the sport.
Throwing of your Tomahawk
If you throw your Tomahawk: Pipe hawks not warranted for damage to bowl unless otherwise specified, remove vent picks before use:
Here are some basic helpful hints for throwing your Tomahawk and with practice you can get very accurate so enjoy and have fun
Find your target and take 5 to 7 normal stride paces from the target.
(You may find that with different arm lengths that your step may need to be a little more or less)
Hold the Tomahawk in your throwing hand 3 to 4 inches up from the base but some people prefer to hold it at the end of the handle. When you throw the tomahawk let it slide out of your hand rather than a firm grip on it and just letting it go.
When you do throw your tomahawk step into your throw:
A good friend of mine stands pretty straight when he throws his Hawk but I find something more of a pitchers throw works for me stepping into my throw. Be sure of aim and what is behind your target in case of a miss.
If you hit and stick to your target hoorah!
Anyone can learn to throw a tomahawk with practice so get outdoors and enjoy! Its all about keeping our history alive and passing it on for our generations to come. Remember that your Tomahawk is dangerous weapon so please always know your target. Be safe and be careful and above all be responsible.
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