Can't hit the doubles? Got a bad case of dartitis? Want to stick it in the bull every time? You've come to the right place. THE ART OF DARTS is three-time World Champion John Lowe's darts master class that caters for every level of player, from the obsessed amateur to the fledgling professional, and reveals the secrets of his three decades experience at the pinnacle of the sport. Every conceivable aspect of the game is covered, from choosing the right grip, darts and practice routines to suit you, constructing out shots, perfecting your stance at the oche to tips on how to cope with the pressure of a sold out, noisy arena in your first professional match. Whether you want to improve your game wholesale or simply fine tune some misbehaving aspects, THE ART OF DARTS is essential for every darts player, fan or enthusiast and is well set to becoming the classic darts text.
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Darts - Crowood Sports Guides covers: a history of darts; rules of the game; choosing the right equipment; basic skills; how to improve your throwing technique and finally great suggestions for making your practice more interesting. This instructional and practical guide is aimed at beginners, players wanting to revise their darts technique and more experienced players looking to further develop their tactics. It gives detailed advice on choosing the right equipment; how to improve your throwing technique and the rules of the game, with lots of great suggestions for making your darts practice more interesting. Superbly illustrated with 95 colour images and diagrams.
Knowing the out-shot combinations - I mean really knowing them - is a skill set that every darts player should strive to master. And yet very few ever do. By following an extremely powerful, and yet easy to use step-by step system, this book takes years off the learning curve and shows you how to develop a World Class level of finishing - no matter where you are currently at.
The definition of Zen is to be "ordinary." What? You want to win, and winning is not ordinary! To Zen, winning is ordinary! Losing is also ordinary. How is this so? Again, there are many ways to practice the art of Zen. Meditation (zazen, tai chi, and yoga0, riddles (koans), ceremonies (tea ceremony), art (Zen in the Art of...), and martial arts (warrior intuition). In order to become ordinary, mustn't one first become extraordinary? This is the inner warrior sage spirit. A child is fascinated by the archer of dart thrower who consecutively delivers their missles to the bull's-eye. Even as adults we observe seeingly impossible tasks with awe. We feel inspired or inferior. We feel inspired or inferior. Is there Zen in it?