Dart Coach - Training Aides Continued

The second training aide is something I created after going to a carnival and playing the ring toss game. Having a laugh as you do playing carnival...

Darts Coach-Be Prepared!

In 2013 I came across a quote that that changed the way I approached darts, among other things. "Whether you think you can, or you think you can't...

Darts Coach-Are you sure?

In light of the last session, players may believe they can achieve success if “my technique works like player A, with the consistency of player B”...

Darts Coach - 5 Tips for Overcoming Dartitis

The below information relates to methods I have used to assist players with dartitis. As I have had a lot of success doing so, I put these "opinio...

Darts Coach-Mental Game Training–Part 3

In the last post we ended in a thick spot…..so let's pick up again. Practising in a conscious state of awareness regarding your technique is how w...

Darts Coach-Mental Game Training–Part 2

Hi all, this week's tip is a direct continuation of Part 1  published in a previous post. Shutting off the conscious mind is difficult for several...

Darts Coach - Mental Game Training - Part 1

Darts - Mental Game Training – Part 1 The two sides of the coin. We're going to get into some thinking that will hopefully unlock more of your dar...

Darts Coach -The power of suggestion

Progress with my game for me can be attributed to understanding how my brain works - well when it comes to darts at least. More often than not, we ...

Darts Coach -Get some S.M.A.R.T goals

Progression – Left foot, right foot. This session will go through the progression phases we go through as we strive towards our ultimate goals. I ...

Grow your Darts IQ - establish two good habits

Today we are going to recap the last few weeks lessons and paint a clearer picture of why science will make progress possible through understandin...

Darts Technique - The Big 3

Coaching is a passion that allows me to demonstrate my love of darts through the sharing of knowledge. It is something I could do for hours and one...

Darts Tip-let the math do the work

In my last darts tip, we looked at practice routines to build our platform for success by understanding the basics. We also touched on the mental ...

Three practice games to improve your average

Let's kick off the first discussion with a rundown on practice routines. Everyone has a theory about the best routine, however, like everything els...

Consistent Shooting

By Warren ParryConcentrate on your approach. One of the key things to shooting consistent darts is approaching the board the exact same way every t...

Shot Darts Tips - The Push

Here's a good lesson for new dart players - how to fine tune your throw to get more control over your dart and gain some confidence. With Raymond "...

Stand and deliver: check your stance, hit your target

There’s plenty of advice out there about how to throw a dart – grip, finger placement etc. But how you stand also has a huge impact on your overall darts game. In this post, we’ll take a look at the factors that go into getting your stance right to throw right.

Number Power

Part 1Hello all Shot Darts fans and customers, my name is Ken MacNeil I and am a new Player for Shot Darts. My article for the website this month i...

Darts Warm Up Routine

Whatever skill or experience level you’re at, all darts players could benefit from a warm up and practice routine.

Practice perfect: for consistently better darts playing

At Shot Darts, we get asked a lot for the juicy pro tips to help players really make their practice time count. So, we called in a couple of experts to give you the lowdown on getting the most from your darts training. Cheers to Warren Parry and Wayne Weening for the practice tips – can’t wait to try them out.

Guarantee the Shot: how to hit your target every time

My tip may seem an obvious one, but over the many years of travelling the 'circuit' and playing pro darts, it’s amazing how many players do not do it. I myself have been guilty of such rash throwing, but I now follow this basic rule, ‘guarantee the shot’.”

Sounds easy when Matt ‘Superman’ Clark says it, aye? Wouldn’t it be great if us mere mortals could be sure of consistently nailing it? In this post, Matt gives us the skinny on his strategy to guarantee the shot (more often than not). 

Darts Practise-time, breathing and focus

Darts is one of the only sports where practice can be done in the comfort of your own home, rain or shine, and buck naked if that’s how you do. But practise you must! No matter how good you get, there’s always room to improve. With that in mind here are three handy things to think about for your next session. Cheers to Alex Roy and Warren Parry for the tips.

Darts is not a panic game

Darts is an enjoyable game and should be looked at in a light-hearted manner. You are allowed to feel joy and disappointment but don't let emotion ...

Three routines for dart practise

Anyways remember long hours of practice can help improve your darts game, but keep in mind, quality is better than quantity.  Here are a couple of good practice games to play to help yourself in games when under pressure.

Developing your strengths

Hi GuysI am going to start my first session on Hints and Tips on my practice and why I do what I do.I practice on the days that I do not play compe...

How to throw darts

When you play darts there a few things to consider to help you achieve your goal:GripTo throw consistent darts, you need a comfortable and natural ...

Mechanics

By Matt ClarkHi again all you darters. My hint and tip for this month is a very simple one, yet I see it not being done all the time, even by some ...

Practice and pain

By Scotty BurnettLet me start by saying, I am not a doctor and this is not medical advice! Playing through the pain. All walks of professional spor...

Pro Tour Prep 1

By Ken McNeil Playing Darts on the Pro Tour and Game Preparation Hello all Puma and Shot Darts followers, this month I would like to talk a little ...