Crowood Sports Guides are the perfect tool for anyone wanting to improve their performance, from beginners learning the basic skills to more experienced participants working on advanced techniques. These practical, no-nonsense guides will help give you that all-important advantage.

Darts – Crowood Sports Guides include:

  • A history of darts
  • Rules of the game
  • Choosing the right equipment
  • Basic skills explained clearly with full-colour photographs
  • How to improve your throwing technique
  • Lots of great suggestions for making your practice more interesting

Dr Patrick Chaplin has been playing darts since he was 12 years old and has written authoritatively on the history and development of the sport for many years. He has co-authored books with three professional darts players, three-time World Professional darts champion, John Lowe, multi-world titled Trina Gulliver MBE and twice News of the World Individual Darts Champion, Bobby George and his articles about the world of darts have been widely published. Known globally as ‘Dr Darts’, Patrick also writes a monthly free on-line publication Dr Darts’ Newsletter (DDN) which is read in more than 100 countries.