How to hold darts

How to hold darts? Technique, Grip & Release

A dart is a fine, small, and light object that can be held in different ways. The whole host of gripping ways lies in a few essential basics that can ensure you are doing things correctly. 

The dartboard game is entirely based on the way, how you hold darts. Simple mistakes that we do miss the target and hit the background. Alright, here are the few tips that help to reach the dart to the target position and make the attempts successful.

How to hold darts to make the dart hit the target point?

Hold it with confidence:

Firstly, confidence and consistency are the keys that make your hits successful. Take the dart and hold them with your fingers. Based on your comfort level, hold it with three or four fingers. 

Always keep the tip up

The point of the dart is the part that penetrates the board. So, the tip position should be at the right angle to make sure of the effective throw. Pointing a dart downwards is an incredible mistake and also makes it very hard to throw it accurately. It is also uncomfortable for your hand to throw the dart in this position. So, keep an eye on the point of dart that is in a downward position when it is about to leave your dart. 

Don’t Hold it too tight

Few people think that holding a dart tightly leads to better penetration and steady throwing action. But it is a matter of the fact that darts is about feeling relaxed and comfortable. So, always hold your dart smoothly. Also, this relaxed grip only comes from practice! 

Finger placement

Finger placement plays a major role when you are playing darts. Few people like to use two fingers, few like to use three fingers, and even some people use the whole four fingers while holding a dart. It is essential to control the dart while you are throwing it, but also keeping your finger at the right place helps you achieve the target easily. You can use a technique free fingers to avoid stray touches. Try to keep your hand in the correct angle position to hit the target point. And make your legs wide, also keep your front leg forward to take the position. Keep in mind that only the fingers and the wrist force help your dart to reach the dartboard. So,  give your dart enough strength and force to reach the target.

Conclusion

Fingers play an essential role in holding darts. So, as much as possible, make your hands, wrist, and fingers flexible. Also, this article regarding how to hold a dart helps make your darts reach the target point and make the attempts successful.

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