A game that focuses on the lower end of competitive legs but is not as demanding as the versions I use with professional players Continue reading The Practice Board: Down & Out
Area – The Practice Board Here is a gentle start to your practise, a fun game that is easy to play, but hard to master. The Putting Green involves single dart accuracy, board use and decision making. The scoring is simple: 1 point for a treble, 2 for a double, 3 for a single and 5 if you miss the segment completely. The aim, is to score … Continue reading Drill of the Day – The Putting Green.
Have an aim to your practice, don’t just throw aimlessly at the twenties etc. Bobs next tip is to focus heavily on finishing and hitting that double Continue reading Game of the Day – Bob’s 27
Whether its ensuring your end up on a two darter, instead of a three, or to ensure you have a finish at all, its basically a cover shot with two possible outcomes, this is BullShifting. Continue reading BullShift – A Drill To Aid Your LDBs!
We are often asked for ideas for your home practice sometimes others come along that are too good to miss. The Kill Bull Game from Winmau.tv is one of them. This one has been featured on social media so we had a look. Its a nice, quick, game to work on your bull hitting. Coach says: “This is nice simple game that can be scaled up … Continue reading Game of the Day – Kill Bull!
Today’s, darting isolation, drill/game of the day is called SwitchBlade. It’s a very simply way to get your eyes, & body, used to switching away from its main target. The art of ‘positive switching‘, to hit higher scores rather than from a maths views, was mastered and illustrated by Dennis Priestley, in his first World title run he amazed viewers with his habitual clocking of treble 18. This … Continue reading Game of the Day – SwitchBlade.
Hopefully those of you who have been socially isolated are managing to keep up with routines and things to keep yourself busy. Here is another ‘daily drill’ to add to your list: Middle for Diddle: A drill that focuses on the bullseye, first dart, to ensure you need less recalculation needed during match play. Recommended to be played after your warm up and between other … Continue reading Game Of The Day – Middle For Diddle?
Those of you beginning to get used to the idea of the new isolation guidelines, whether self or precautionary, will hopefully be able to fit in some more darts practice. Perhaps we will see remarkable improvements in averages later in the year! A.I.M: thinks that practise is better with a structure an an aim. So he has outlined a warm up method and a drill or … Continue reading Game of the Day – Half- It Pro
If you’re beginning to get used to the idea of the new isolation guidelines, whether self or precautionary, will hopefully be able to fit in some more darts practice. Perhaps we will see remarkable improvements in averages later in the year! A.I.M: Are always looking to keep practise fresh. New, but useful, drills are vital.The DW resident ‘Coach’ thinks that practise is better with a … Continue reading New Game A Day II: Sprint Half-It.
Coaching a variety of players, for extended periods, means A.I.M: have to keep things fresh. As part of this we are always thinking up new drills and games. Being as many more of you may be practising at home over the coming weeks we will publish some of ones we have drempt up over the years! Lights – Out The is a board use game … Continue reading A New Game A Day – To Keep Isolation Blues At Bay.