Posted: February 21, 2020

BATL Nashville: Tennessee’s Best Axe Throwing Experience

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For country-music fans and wannabe songwriters all over the world, a trip to Nashville is the ultimate pilgrimage. Since the 1920s the city has been attracting musicians, who have taken the country genre from the ‘hillbilly music’ of the early 20th century to the slick ‘Nashville sound’ of the 1960s to the punk-tinged alt-country of the 1990s. Nashville’s many musical attractions range from the Country Music Hall of Fame to the revered Grand Ole Opry to Jack White’s niche record label. It also has a lively university community and a blistering hot restaurant scene.

On top of that, Nashville has now surpassed Las Vegas as the most popular Bachelor/Bachelorette party destination in North America. If you need a break from bachelorette party shenanigans, you can step outside for natural distractions aplenty. An ever-growing network of pedestrian and bike-friendly greenways links Nashville’s city parks, which unfurl over rolling hills and lush riparian landscapes. B-Cycle bike-rental stations are conveniently placed at greenway trailheads. Nature and outdoor centers inside the larger parks offer kid-friendly activities and nature walks. In total, the city park system sprawls across more than 12,000 acres in 108 parks. Kayaking and canoeing trips on the gentle Harpeth River are well-suited to families. Simply put: Nashville is the place to be.

It seems like just yesterday that the Backyard Axe Throwing League teamed up with Throw Nashville to bring our own brand of urban axe throwing to the masses. Fast forward to nearly three years later, and BATL Nashville has become famous throughout the entire state of Tennessee, with no plans of slowing down. Minutes from Broadway, Nissan Stadium, and Germantown – BATL Nashville is centrally located for residents and visitors to Tennessee alike to enjoy the same experience we’ve become renowned for across North America.

BATL Nashville recently featured on the Hoodline website as one of the top 4 sports bars in Nashville, offers many ways to get involved in our sport. So, whether you’re an experienced thrower or looking for something a little more casual with a group of friends, BATL Nashville has you covered.

What We Offer

BATL Premium

BATL Nashville offers private group bookings (BATL Premium) for groups of 2 and up, and are perfectly suited to adult birthday parties, corporate team building events, bachelor/bachelorette parties, and much more. Our private events last 1.5 hours and are run by our expertly trained staff (who also happen to be the best axe throwers on the planet) in the safe and comfortable environment that BATL has become world-famous for. They will run you and your guests through training to ensure that you’re all sticking bullseyes before launching you into a round-robin tournament, followed by a playoff (in order to crown a champion, of course). A little friendly competition is a key to any outing with friends, and BATL Nashville also offers a fully licensed bar and food menu – so you can worry about throwing axes and leave the rest to us!

Axe Throwing Leagues

Our axe throwing leagues run for 8 weeks, completely under the guidance of our resident axe gurus. Each season consists of round-robin style tournament play, where you’ll throw 28 games against other people in the league, culminating in a top 16 double elimination playoff on week 8. Our leagues are suitable for people of all skill levels, with staff on hand at all times ready to give you tips and tricks to make sure that you’re hitting the bullseye. Joining an axe-throwing league is a great excuse to get out of the house and engage in some weekly friendly competition. But more than that, it’s a chance to meet new friends and be part of an extremely tight-knit community. At BATL, our mission is to show people the power of being good to each other, using the axe as a tool to build community inspired by our backyard roots. Our league members come from all walks of life, and are some of the most interesting people you’ll ever meet – and we can guarantee that you’ll make lasting friendships in the process.

BATL Casual

Looking for a casual way to get involved with the sport of axe throwing? All BATL venues offer public walk-in sessions (no reservations required) every weekend. It’s the perfect way to test the water when it comes to axe throwing, with little commitment. Our expert coaches are on hand to guide you the whole way, so whether you’re new to the sport or looking to hone in on your skill BATL has you covered. With our walk-in sessions being hourly, it’s the perfect way to start your night before heading to a Predators game!

So whether you live in the Nashville area, or plan on visiting Music City with some friends, stop by BATL Nashville (located at 1302 Gallatin Avenue) and wish us a happy birthday. We can’t wait to keep growing and meeting members of our community. Cheers to many more, Nashville!

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