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Throwing Knife Academy

Learn the basics of a good throwing knife, and how to throw and stick it.


$32.26         Buy at Toolshop

A very sturdy throwing knife, designed and manufactured in Brazil. It is center balanced and provides for a natural and secure grip. Can be thrown from the blade or the handle. This big knife is especially suited for professionals who want heft in their hands to throw from long distances.

  • Throwing distance: up to 30 ft
  • Recommended throwing style: John's style / professional style
  • Weight: 13.4 oz   (380g)
  • Length: 13.8 in
  • Thickness: 5/32 in
  • Blade: blunt
  • Manufacturer: Dalmo Mariano, Brazil
  • "Sturdy Pro"

Gyro Dart

$45.30         Buy at Toolshop

This knife flies straight without turning, tip always facing the target! A perfect throwing toy for beginners who prefer instant sticks without a learning curve. Advanced throwers will enjoy the ease of a completely impromptu throwing style.

  • Throwing distance: 10 ft to 25 ft
  • Recommended throwing style: flies straight, it's like throwing a spear
  • Weight: 6 oz   (170g)
  • 10 in (blade: 3.9 in)
  • Blade: nearly blunt
  • Manufacturer: Seberland, Spain
  • "It just Sticks"

Gran Lanxador

$27.64         Buy at Toolshop

A Spanish throwing knife suited for beginners to learn throwing, and for advanced throwers and professionals looking for a sturdy training knife. The steel is tough but not brittle-hard, so even if the knife suffers dents from throwing, you can easily repair them with a file. The black coating makes for an excellent grip. The slide-weight is intended to adjust the center of gravity to your needs, but can be removed.

  • Throwing distance: up to 20 ft and further
  • Recommended throwing style: professional style or John's style
  • Weight: 7.4 oz   (210g)
  • Length: 9.8 in
  • Thickness: 5/32 in
  • Blade: blunt
  • Manufacturer: Nieto, Spain
  • "Reliable Training"

Gyro Pocket

€42.00         Buy at Inventor

A collapsible pocket throwing knife! Thanks to the Flying Knife principle, it flies with the tip always facing towards the target. For quick fun throws: open it, throw it, hear the "thunk" of it sticking. Works with a natural ball throwing motion, try using it while crouching or in mid-jump.

  • Throwing distance: 10 ft to 20 ft
  • Recommended throwing style: relaxed natural ball-throw
  • Weight: 5.6 oz   (160g)
  • Length: 9.4 in (closed: 5.5 in)
  • Blade: almost sharp
  • Manufacturer: Seberland, Spain
  • "Folding Fun Thrower"

DVD Recreational Knife Throwing

$26.81         Buy at Toolshop

In his video, knife throwing legend John Bailey teaches you how to throw knives, and gives you an overview of the art and sport of knife throwing. Following all the demo throws - some of them in slow motion - you'll be "sticking it" soon.

  • Video contents:
  • John Bailey's surefire technique for throwing knives
  • Security hints
  • Presentation of some knives
  • Building and maintenance of targets
  • How to find the right distance for the throw
  • And much more!

  • Duration: about 70 minutes
  • Type: DVD
    Region code free, US NTSC format; Plays on DVD players and computers.
  • Author: Knife thrower legend John Bailey
  • "Learn to Throw"