Woodchopping is a uniquely Australian sport that is enjoyed by
competitors and spectators throughout the world. It provides
opportunities for individuals to
challenge themselves both physically and mentally, whilst offering the
of competition in front of enthusiastic crowds. Woodchoping
has a rich Australian history that echoes back to the timber workers of
Australia's settlement. The underhand, standing block, tree felling
and sawing events still use the techniques employed by these pioneers.
The sport is family
centred and accessible to competitors anywhere from 9 to 90 years of
age, and skill levels from novice to world championship level.
How do you become a woodchopper?
challenging combination of balance, hand-eye coordination, strength and
stamina whilst weilding razor sharp axes makes technique a key
component of Woodchopping. It requires a personal committment and a
great deal of training. After an initial workshop and introduction to
the sport, beginning axemen and women are usually paired with a mentor /
coach to guide them through their long term training. Whilst
woodchopping is primarily an individual sport, it is important that an
experienced axeman be on hand to offer advice on improving technique and
Where can i find out more?
For any enquiries regarding the CHOP to it!
workshops simply send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
and we'll do our best to answer your questions.
Keep checking this website for your local association's details.