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The 2015 East Coast Slingshot Tournament Review

The 2015 East Coast Slingshot Tournament Review

The 2015 East Coast Slingshot Tournament, held annually in Alverton, PA, is the largest slingshot tournament and gathering in North America and this year was the best yet.  Slingshot enthusiasts and competitors from across the USA and as far away as the United Kingdom fell on Alverton June 5-7, 2015.  This year saw over 40 registered competitors and plenty more folks who came out for the fun and fellowship that slingshots offer so well.                         The tournament format consists of a variety of targets and settings in...

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A Few Thoughts on Intuitive Slingshot Shooting and Natural Pointing

A Few Thoughts on Intuitive Slingshot Shooting and Natural Pointing

Sure, we all aim. However, our immediate focus is different for those who consciously aim versus those who intuitively aim. I prefer to think of an “intuitive aim” to originate at the target and the conscious aim to originate at the shooter. To be more clear- the intuitive shooter is often hyper focused on the target with the awareness of the slingshot, bands, and pouch at the back of his conscious awareness- if at all. Both eyes are generally open and active. Whereas the “aimer” is very focused on the bands, frame, pouch in relation to the target in a conscientious...

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The “Hare Splitter”- a Design Revolution!

The “Hare Splitter”- a Design Revolution!

Over the past several months, I have been working on integrating my archery knowledge and love of slingshots.  One thing that I always paid particular attention to in my archery practice was alignment and the ability to easily “point” the bow.  The key elements upon which I focused were few and simple.  Keep the arrow close to the hand and keep the wrist stable.  In doing so, the best bows were the ones that shot off the shelf with the shelf very low and close to the hand. Unlike a bow, a slingshot creates tension on one side of the supporting hand- the top.  The bands create...

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The FlippinOut Traveling Slingshots World Tour

The FlippinOut Traveling Slingshots World Tour

Recently on www.slingshotforum.com the member “Bad Company” suggested a Traveling Slingshot, whereby a couple of slingshots travel from member to member to go on a world tour.  Well, what a great idea!!  FlippinOut Slingshots has donated two slingshots to the adventure and these slingshots are ready to be sent around the world to Slingshotforum.com members to explore new lands, perform spectacular feats of marksmanship, hunt through field and forest, and ultimately share an adventure with slingshot enthusiast’s the world over. Here is how it goes: FlippinOut Slingshots™ has donated two...

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What Makes a FlippinOut Slingshot Different?

What Makes a FlippinOut Slingshot Different?

Just about everything!!! FlippinOut slingshots are built from the ground up to be precision shooting tools, made by a shooter for shooters. By incorporating an in-depth understanding of human ergonomics, I have developed a line of slingshots that not only please the eye, but fit the hand like a custom glove. I would like to take a few moments to review the high points of the FlippinOut Advantage. • Positive Hand Placement™- The key to accuracy is repeatability!! If you shoot your slingshot the same way, everytime- accuracy and consistency will naturally follow. Every FlippinOut slingshot...

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