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Pro players with inappropriate throwing style?
So we know there are some principles when throwing a dart, but everyone can form their own throw.

My question is, who are the pros, whose throws would better not be teached to the next generation? Who are the pro players whose throwing style is inappropriate in some way, but still works for them?

I can mention Mensur Suljovic and John Henderson, two players with not too ordinate throws.

So go on, and name some other pro players!
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If I were coaching a young player like my niece and nephew, kids to whom I have given some advice, the last pros I'd advise them to emulate are Jelle Klassen and Benito van de pas. With van de pas there might be a little personal feeling behind my thought, because although I have nothing against him overall, I do cringe every time I see him throw. There are players whose styles I dislike, but when van de pas throws I can actually taste bile. When I watch videos of pro matches I've actually found myself looking away when it's his turn. 

My nephew has started emulating Adrian Lewis, rhythm-wise anyway. I'm not sure it's a good idea, at least not for a kid who has been playing less than half a year, because any time he has to stop after two throws and think about his third dart, his third dart is terrible, no exceptions. 

My niece, on the other hand, has the rhythm (or lack thereof) of Justin Pipe. Every time she steps up to the oche I start calculating as to whether I have enough time to make a sandwich, eat the sandwich, open a beer, drink the beer, check my laundry, run to the grocery store, pick out a few dozen items, pay for them, stop in the parking lot to help some senior citizens get their purchases into their cars, and get back to the house before her turn is over. However, it seems to work for her because there is no dropoff in accuracy between darts like my nephew experiences whenever he has to stop and think about a throw.

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James wade and chizzy are 2 high levels that wouldn't be great to copy.....

When their good their good but wade can pull and lift a foot and chizzy is a serial snatcher.

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Emulating throws isnt making much sense anyway. Every human has its very own style of movement. I think copying others isnt leading to success.
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If I were teaching someone I'd encourage them to use the throw that works for them. Mensur and Henderson's throws evidently work for them. Trying to emulate another's throw doesn't always end well as it may not be natural.

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Easy. Joe Cullen. Throws a dart like a baseball. But it works for him!
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I wouldn't advise emulating Richie Burnett's throw (especially his third dart). Back in the day no one had a worse throw than Jocky Wilson.
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(09-04-2016, 06:40 AM)ranger86 Wrote: Easy.  Joe Cullen.  Throws a dart like a baseball. But it works for him!

He doesn't line up with his eye -- I'm guessing he's cross dominant -- but I think he has a really nice throw.
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Just try and copy Adrian Lewis. No idea how he does it.

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Cody Harris has a good basic throwing style that will work for many. I would love to emulate Beaton`s throw but alas.

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