Golf Croquet video coaching modules

A new series of videos incorporating the changes included in the 5th Edition Rules for Golf Croquet, 2019

For technical reasons some of these videos have been divided into two parts; they follow consecutively

Module 1

Module 1: Introduction to the game and basic principles of play

What is GC?  Court layout; aims of the game;  Balls -  primary and secondary colours;
Different types of mallet:   the grip;
The stance and striking the ball
Basic principles – order of play;

Module 2 (Part 1)

Module 2 (Part 2)

Module 2: The turn: strokes, hoop running

Tactics – using the triangle of success.   Drive shots and stop shots  . Balls on and off the court.
Hitting away: relative distances.
Hoop approaches and running;

Module 3 (Part 1)

Module 3 (Part 2)

Module 3: Offside balls, wrong ball play, tactics

Offside - basic rules
Legal offside
Wrong ball – rules and remedies

Module 4

Module 4: Faults and referees

Rules and examples of faults
Referee situations – hoop running
double taps
marking balls

Module 5 (Part 1)

Module 5 (Part 2)

Module 5: Handicap play: extra strokes; more tactics

How Extra Strokes are calculated
Rules on taking extra strokes
Using extra strokes effectively

Tactics – balls in front of the hoop

Tactics – promoting balls
Completing the handicap card

Module 6

Module 6: Special shots; timed games; winning the game

Nestling
Jump shots and lawn damage
Interferences
Timed games
The final hoop