Throwing knives are among the coolest looking tactical weapons out there.
The origins of throwing knives can be traced back to many ancient civilizations throughout Asia, Africa, Europe, and the Americas. They are widely considered one of the original weapons used by man and were purportedly the weapon of choice for Tutankhamun in Egypt around 1300 B.C (1).
However, if you’ve ever tried throwing a knife, it can be quite difficult. Sure, it looks awesome in the movies when the bad guy is stopped by one, but when you’re first starting out in your backyard, there are a few tricks to learn.
First, it takes hours of practice to even be somewhat decent at it. Second, you ‘ll need to accurately gauge how far the target is, how many times the knife will spin, how hard to throw, the right arm motion, and that’s not all. You’ll also find out pretty quick that having the right knife is critical.
Some knives will never work for a number of reasons and you’re more likely to break them than to be remotely effective throwing them at a target. Knowing this, we’ve put together our list of the Top Ten Throwing Knives of 2018.