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Axe Throwing Tips

Axe Throwing Tips with the 2020 Big Axe World Champion, Zach Crawford

The next of the Axe Throwing Tips Series, we speak to the 2020 Big Axe World Champion, Zach Crawford, on his processes and techniques for throwing.

Axe Throwing Tips with Top Axe Thrower Colby Dean

The next of the Axe Throwing Tips Series, we speak to Colby Dean on his processes and techniques for throwing.

Axe Throwing Tournament Insights (How To Get Better At Axe Throwing)

The Commissioner, Mario Zelaya, gives us a little insight into running WATL Tournaments and participation in them.

Maintenance Tips for Throwing Axes (It Doesn’t Take Much)

The Commissioner, Mario Zelaya, goes over some tips for taking care of your throwing axes and optimizing performance.

How To Throw WATL Axes (Ace of Spades)

We've had a small amount of feedback where people have had trouble with damage to the Ace of Spades. We needed to address some of the issues we've seen and why people are damaging their axes while throwing.

How to Practice Bullseyes and Killshots

Today we go over a more effective way to practice transitioning between bullseyes and killshots! Using a V shape pattern you are able to maximize the repetitions of transitioning between bullseyes and killshots.

How To Throw A Flat Blade WATL Axe (Butcher, Commander, Corporal)

You've been throwing your flat bladed axes all wrong! You don't want to land flat it will take a lot more force and it will cause you to be less accurate! WATL Founder Mario shows you the best practices for throwing flat bladed axes to maximize your coverage and have the most success.

Axe Throwing Tips from WATL Commissioner, Mario Zelaya (Part 1)

Part 1 of the WATL Commissioner, Mario Zelaya, going over some tips on improving your performance and equipment for axe throwing in tournaments.

Tips From 2020 World Axe Throwing Champion Ryan Smit

In this new series we break down the throws of some of the world's best axe throwers, starting with the 2020 World Axe Throwing Champion Ryan Smit.

Tips From 2021 U.S. Open Champion Mike Philabaum

The next of the axe throwing tips series, we break down the throws of one of the world's best axe throwers, the 2021 U.S. Open Champion Mike Philabaum.

Tips From 2019 Canadian Open Champion, David Cycon

The next of the axe throwing tips series, we break down the throws of one of the world's best axe throwers, the 2019 Canadian Open Champion David Cycon.

Our Axes

What It Takes To Design A Throwing Axe (Why We Have Patents)

The Commissioner, Mario Zelaya, talks a bit about the design process for making axes that are perfect for the sport of axe throwing.

Which Throwing Axe Fits You Best? (How To Choose An Axe)

The Commissioner reviews our 2021 axe lineup for the pros and cons of each. WATL has many different axes to suit many different throwing styles, now you can get an idea of which one will work best for you!

Introducing our NEW axe, The Kraken!

We've been hard at work coming up with new axes and are very excited to showcase the Kraken, our newest full metal axe!

The SIX Best Axes you NEED for Axe Throwing

In this video Mario Zelaya, WATL founder goes over six of the best axes for axe throwing. These include The Butcher, The Ace of Spades, The Corporal, The Commander, The Bad Axe and The Competition Thrower.

Introducing World Axe Throwing League Tomahawks

Today we demo the brand new World Axe Throwing League Tomahawks. Available in sets of three, these tomahawks are perfect for recreational axe throwing both inside and out! Coming in at approximately one pound they are much lighter than our other axes and feel much closer to throwing knives than throwing axes.

The Big Axes of WATL (And the NEW Colossus)

We feature our Big Axe lineup as well as our new Big Axe The Colossus. The Colossus is great for axe throwers of all skills levels and will be able to take a beating.

The Corporal Throwing Axe (The MOST Popular WATL Axe)

Many people have asked for a full video describing and showing off The Corporal, our most popular throwing axe to date. WATL Commissioner Mario Zelaya demonstrates how to throw The Corporal, some of it's features and exactly why it has become a top pick for axe throwers just starting out all the way to some of the top throwers worldwide.

The Commander

The Commander (previously, The Raptor) is set to be the newest axe in the WATL lineup at the end of 2020. Similar in throwing style to The Corporal, The Commander is great for axe throwers of all skills levels and will be able to take a beating.

Rules and Regs

How To Complete WATL Qualifying Throws

WATL Commissioner Mario goes over everything you need to know for WATL qualifying throws for WATL tournaments.

An Introduction To WATL Big Axe (World Axe Throwing League)

The World Axe Throwing League introduced Big Axe leagues and tournaments in the Fall of 2020 to diversify the competition within axe throwing. For the purposes of Big Axe throwing in the WATL, a Big Axe is considered to be any axe longer than 23 inches and heavier than three pounds.

An Introduction To WATL Duals (World Axe Throwing League)

First debuted on our broadcast during the 2020 World Axe Throwing Championship, our duals competition brings an extra layer of strategy and entertainment to our classic hatchet events.

How To Draw Axe Throwing Targets

Today Mario from the World Axe Throwing League shows us how to draw the perfect axe throwing targets! He goes over the WATL Stencil, Markers, making your own pre-drawing station and some tips and tricks to get the best targets possible.

ESPN Broadcast

World Axe Throwing Championship 2019 (ESPN Full Broadcast)

The World Axe Throwing Championship 2019 presented by Signarama was held in Tucson, Arizona at Splitting Timber Axe Range. 64 of the worlds best axe throwers competed across 3 days to be crowned the World Axe Throwing Champion. More than 6000 people competed in axe throwing leagues in the World Axe Throwing League in 2019 at over 250 axe houses across the world.

2019 US Open: World Axe Throwing League

Watch the 2019 World Axe Throwing League US Open live from Des Moines, Iowa! In Partnership with Ironside Axe Throwing, the WATL hosted the 2019 US Open with the axe throwers in the world. The live finale with the top six throwers plays out over two hours of throwing.

2019 Canadian Open: World Axe Throwing League

Watch the 2019 World Axe Throwing League Canadian Open live from Halifax, Nova Scotia! In Partnership with Halimac Axe Throwing, the WATL hosted the inaugural Canadian Open with the axe throwers in the world. The live finale with the top six throwers plays out over two hours of throwing.

World Axe Throwing Championship 2018 (ESPN Full Broadcast)

The first ever ESPN broadcast of Axe Throwing brought the 2018 World Axe Throwing Championship to television! The 8 best players at the time competed to win ending in a showdown between Benjamin Edgington and David Cycon!

2017 Axe Throwing World Championship

Videos sent in from around the world. 15 different axe throwing locations have their local champions compete for the title of Axe Throwing World Champion.