Welcome to the Official Site of the World Atlatl Association

Man teaching child to hold atlatlDo you throw atlatls? Never heard of an atlatl but like throwing things? Do you like to make things with your hands? Do you like competitive throwing sports? Then you’re in the right place.
New to atatls? This ancient throwing device of "two sticks, no string" predates the bow and arrow and was used to hunt mammoth.
See how to throw darts with an atlatl!
Already an atlatl enthusiast? Check out our upcoming events and consider becoming a member today!

Atlatl enthusiasts gather in local groups, clubs, and associations, as well as the World Atlatl Association. If you would like your club listed on this website, please contact the website manager.

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Ancient Hunting Tool: Atlatl

Our First Nations ancestors hunted with atlatl's — sophisticated spears that could bring down a caribou from twenty metres away. Watch Secrets from the Ice Documentary Sunday night on CBC or online now: http://bit.ly/2AwzhTd

Posted by CBC Yukon on Friday, November 17, 2017