Who is John Bailey?
John is an independent, fundamental Baptist evangelist. He is also a Guinness Book World Record holder, Knife Thrower & Bullwhip Specialist.
What is used during the performance?
50 knives and 12 Tomahawks, thrown around an assistant from a variety of distances. 12 items are cut from the assistants’ hands in Bullwhip routines.
How long is the performance?
Shows last from 10-30 minutes, depending on your requirements. A KJV based message follows according to your needs.
What is the Bailey’s home church and Pastor?
Starlight Baptist Church
190 E. Bahama Road
Winter Springs, FL 32708
Dr. Glenn C. Riggs, Pastor
What are some appearances John has had in public media?
• Florida State University Graduate Film: “Expiration Date”, 2003 as “Hench the Knife Thrower”
• Stage Performance Astoria Palace, Estonia (Europe)
Decota , Estonia (Europe)
Convention Show, The Exchange Co. Fl.
• International Corporate Convention Show, Solingen Germany
Annual host for: Blade Magazine/WKTG Knife Show, Knife
Variety of Churches, Sportsman Dinners, Store openings, etc.
• TV Appearances: CBS Channel TV 6, Orlando, FL. – Dec. 2002
Fox Channel TV 35-2001
“Estonia At Night”, the top rated late night talk show-2001.
• Print Media Orlando Sentinel (Exposé)
SL-Ohtuleht News (Performing at the Astoria Palace)
Business Journal (Entrepreneur Success)
Blade Magazine 4 pages, (Throwing Knife Targets
American Survival Guide 3 pages, (Combat knife Throwing)
Boker Catalog (Throwing knife designer for Boker – 5 yrs.)
Western Stage Prop Catalog (Video production)
WWAC Rope-Line Publication, (article on performance in Estonia)
• Video, Book Produced and Directed “Recreational Knife Throwing Video I”
“Advanced Knife Throwing Video II” Book, and “Throw and Stick Any Knife”.
What are some of John Bailey’s credentials?
• 1st Place World Quick Draw Knife Throwing – 2007 and 2006
• 1st Place Speed & Accuracy Bull Whip – 2007 and broke the 2007 Guinness World
• 2nd Place Speed & Accuracy Bull Whip – 2006 and 2003
• International Knife Throwers Hall of Fame (Instructor of the Year) – 2003
• 1st Place Champion Speed & Accuracy Whip Cutting – 2003
• Speed Throwing record. 17 knives in 20 seconds – 2003
• 2nd PKT Long Distance Conventional Thrower – 2002
• 2nd Place PKT Tomahawk Throwing event – 2001 & 2002
• 1st Place Champion IKTA Long Distance record – 2000
Does John Bailey design throwing knives?
Yes! He is a Primary Throwing knife designer for Boker, Germany
What are names of some of his knives?
Names of Knives: TanKri, Starlight, Mini BoKri, Beil-AX and the Zeil throwing knife
Where can I purchase John’s knives?
Reach John Bailey on the “Contact” page or go to www.throwingknives.com.
What boards is John a member of?
• President and founder: World Knife Throwers Guild, Inc. (W.K.T.G.)
• Charter, board member: International Knife Throwers Hall of Fame
• Charter Member: American Knife Throwers Association (A.K.T.A. (Old Guard))
• Member: International Knife Thrower Alliance (I.K.T.A.)
• Member: Pacific Knife Throwers (P.K.T.)
• Member: Wild West Arts Club (W.W.A.C.)
Is John insured?
Yes! Insurance: Entertainment Liability Insurance.