Atlatl Fun – Beware, Atlatls Will Captivate

Is the atlatl fun?! We have to give a resounding yes to that after seeing hundreds of people use an atlatl for the first time. Some people are so captivated they keep coming back to try it again and again. It is fun for us at the Thunderbird Atlatl shop to see stories...

Harvesting Bamboo for Atlatl Darts in Georgia

Cutting cane on Gardenia Island and Tortuga Island is the high point of the year for me because it is an escape from the torture of Arctic air that we experience this time of the year up here in the snow belt of Upstate New York. It almost seems like spring time when...

World Atlatl Association Ties Atlatlists Together

We still treasure the handwritten notes we received many years ago from World Atlatl Association secretary Leni Clubb. When we first started going to atlatl events in the early 90s, we were thrilled to find our there was a World Atlatl Association. We became members...

30 Reasons Why Atlatls and Darts are the Coolest Things Ever!

1. They are cool because not everyone has one! Fewer than one out of a thousand people in the United States have one and many people don’t even know what they are. 2. They are fantastic wall decorations. Atlatls and darts make great conversation starters because...