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11 Ways to Flip a Balisong Without Getting Cut

If you want to flip live blade butterfly knives there's simply no way to avoid getting cut. There are several ways to mitigate risk though, and decrease the frequency of injuries. Here we'll take a look at 11 different ways to flip a balisong without getting cut.
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The 8 Most Important Balisong Tricks

There are literally an infinite number of ways to flip open a butterfly knife. Although this is what makes balisongs so much fun, it can also be overwhelming. Here’s a list of the 8 most important balisong tricks to have in your repertoire - the most important to get started and build confidence, most important to develop and maintain good technique, and the most important to earn you good cred within the flipping community.

The Top 13 Aftermarket Balisong Accessories

The Top 13 Aftermarket Balisong Accessories

Whether you're new to the balisong hobby or have been in the community for a while, you might be wondering what kind of butterfly knife accessories there are on the market. As it turns out, there are probably a lot more options for balisong accessories than you think, and here are our favorite 13!

Essential Knife and EDC Vocabulary

Essential Knife and EDC Vocabulary

This is a collection of some essential EDC and Knife vocabulary to help those newer to the hobby understand what the pros are talking about.  This will be a living document so please check back for updates!
Balisong Jargon: How to Talk Like a Flipper

Balisong Jargon: How to Talk Like a Flipper

Are you trying to get into butterfly knives or already have a few but don't know what these people are trying to say? What is tap? What is play? What does balisong mean? Here's a look into all the common balisong jargon you may see others use.
March 04, 2022 — Derek Altstadt
How To Disassemble Your Balisong Knife

How To Disassemble Your Balisong Knife

Disassembling your butterfly knife can seem like a complicated and tedious task, but it doesn't have to be! Whether you're modding, doing a deep clean, or just curious what the inner workings of your balisong are like, here is a guide for how to easily take apart and reassemble your butterfly knife.

February 15, 2022 — Bark Handle
The Best Double Edged Balisongs

The Best Double Edged Balisongs

Happen to be a balisong collector looking for that one knife that stands out above the rest? How about a flipper looking for some more edge and a new flipping style?
January 31, 2022 — Derek Altstadt
Common Butterfly Knife Tricks and Their Names

Common Butterfly Knife Tricks and Their Names

Butterfly knives are currently seeing a surge in popularity, and it’s no wonder why! Butterfly knives, also known as balisongs, have a lot going for them.
15 Intermediate Butterfly Knife Tricks

15 Intermediate Butterfly Knife Tricks

Are you ready to push past your balisong novice phase? Have you already perfected the 20 Easy Balisong/Butterfly Knife Tricks Anyone Can Learn? Are you hungry for a new challenge that will push your finger dexterity to the extreme? If you answered yes to any and/or all of those questions then you’ve made your way to the right place.
All You Need to Know About Balisong Bushings

All You Need to Know About Balisong Bushings

Wanting to know the in's and out's of balisong bushings?  Check out this article for all you need to know about the bushing pivot system!
October 20, 2021 — Derek Altstadt
The Basics of Freestyling (Balisong Flipping)

The Basics of Freestyling (Balisong Flipping)

In this article, we will cover the basics of what freestyling is in Balisong flipping and how to learn to freestyle yourself!
The Top 10 Live Blade Balisongs of 2021

The Top 10 Live Blade Balisongs of 2021

Wanting to buy a new live blade Balisong but don't know what to look for? This list has you covered! Let's get right into it!