Every Shot Is Tactical, published in July 2020
Golf Croquet Mistakes, published in April 2021
GC Coaching Pods
July 2019 "Extra Strokes for High Handicappers"
July 2019 "Extra Strokes for Improvers"
August 2017 "Making the Most of a Hoop"
June 2018: "Five-Shot Thinking"
March 2019: "New GC Rules"
August 2019: "Two-in-One Strokes"
Planned pod for 2020: "Shoot, Clear or Block?" If you would like to improve your GC tactical thinking then email StephenCB@MyCroquet.Me with your name, club and GC handicap to receive full details of forthcoming pods.
Lawn layout, hoop order, starting, scoring and finishing. Stance, grip, swing, follow-through, stalking. Hoop approach, hoop shots. Basic rules and common faults. Handicaps, extra turns. Basic GC shots. Etiquette and behaviour do's and don'ts. Tactical planning and partner play. Exercises.
Using extra strokes. Using the half-way rule. Jump shots. Angled hoops. The Wrong Ball rules. Making the most of a hoop. Rush shots and cut-rushes. Exercises.
Playing against extra strokes. Position selection. Finishing off. Angled hoops. Advanced rush shots. Obstruction shots. In-off shots. Judging shot strength. Hampered shots. Ricochet shots. Exercises.