Darts is a game that is growing in popularity, leading to a huge uptake in the game by players of all ages. Although it isn’t the most physical of games it is a sport that requires a lot of accuracy and patience in order to improve. To help new players this guide will breakdown a number of aspects of the game of darts and also look at equipment that new players will need to consider buying if they want to enjoy the game of darts.
Choosing a Board
Finding the best dart board for you is probably one of the biggest choices you have to make when it comes to enjoying the darts in the comfort of your own home.
A dart board can have a huge impact on your overall enjoyment of the game, a high quality board looks, sounds and performs to a much higher level than a regular cheap board so investing in a good quality product is definitely worth the money.
There a number of brands that manufacturer dart boards so using the post above can definitely help when it comes to identifying the difference between a run of the mill product and one used by professionals both in tournaments and to practice with.
Why You Need the Right Darts
After you’ve chosen and purchased a dart board that is ideal for your needs, next you have to find the right darts to play with – perhaps your most important choice yet!
Now if you’re new to the game you may wonder why there are so many darts to choose from and what the difference is, but you only need to see how much care professionals take with their darts to see how much of an impact it can have on your game.
Pros like Phil Taylor, a legend of the game and Peter Wright often change their darts regularly, trying to find the right feel and style. Obviously if may not have the budget of a professional player and may only want a set of darts to play with socially so making the right choice is even more important as you don’t want to have to re-investment just a few months down the line.
There are other pieces of equipment that may be worth purchasing but aren’t as necessary as a board and set of darts, one you have those you are ready to play and can get practicing right away. If you do really want to kit yourself out you can purchase a cabinet for your board and a case to keep your darts safe but the most important thing is that you have fun and enjoy the game!
The Bro Zone have an excellent darts section comparing and reviewing a lot of the different equipment you need to play the game.