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Training Course


Lesson 2

Technique & Tactics

Topics covered.

1. Object of the game

  • Getting closer to the jack
  • Pointing
  • Shooting
  • Skill & Tactics

Uneven terrain

  • Element of luck for the beginner
  • Test of skill for the expert
  • "Reading" the terrain
  • Requires different types of shot

2. Pointing

  • Purpose
  • Beginner: to get close(r) to the jack
  • Expert: to neutralise the opponent's shooter
  • Must "read" the terrain

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Stance

a. Squatting

  • Better view of the terrain
  • Short ends

b. Standing

  • Longer ends

c. Rolling

  • Smooth terrain
  • No obstacles/blocking boules
  • Rolling on an uneven terrain is less predictable - hence lobbing (High Point)

d. Medium point

  • To avoid rough terrain, stones, blocking boules, etc
  • The less the boule rolls, the less it will be deflected

e. High point

  • Most accurate
  • Most difficult!

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3. Shooting

  • Purpose
  • Hitting opponents' boules out of the way
  • If a boule is difficult to out-point
  • To bring more boules in to play

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Stance
a. Technique

  • Shooting along the ground
  • Shooting to hit the boule directly

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