Coaching

2017

Association Croquet Continuation Course

The final sessions of the association croquet beginners and improvers courses are on Tuesday 30 May. These will be followed by continuation and practice sessions at 6.30 pm on Tuesday evenings from 6 June to 22 August when a club coach will be in attendance. These sessions are open to all members of the beginners and improvers courses who have decided to join the club and have paid a subscription for the current year. Other members of the club who would like to revise their knowledge and improve their skills are also very welcome.

Each session will consist of about 15 minutes revision on the designated topic and any other queries raised by those attending. This will be followed by about an hour and threequarters of informal play.

No booking is required, just turn up.

Topics are as follows:

Date Topic Coach
6 June ‘Getting the Best’ booklet, and hoop running and roqueting Dennis Holman
13 June Use of bisques David Boyd
20 June Croquet strokes David Guyton
27 June Wiring and lifts John Dawson
4 July Rushes and positioning Paul Watson
11 July Openings Derek Bell Jones
18 July Four ball break David Guyton and Paul Watson
25 July End game and pegging out Elmyr Hughes
1 August Peels Paul Watson
8 August Timed games Dennis Holman
15 August Errors and faults John Dawson
22 August Etiquette and handicap cards Helen Brophy

Association Croquet Improvers Course

This course will run in parallel with the association croquet beginners course, see dates and times above.

The course is aimed at:
(1) Players who completed the AC beginners course last year and want to improve their skills
(2) Players who already have reasonable GC skills and want to try AC
(3) Players with existing short lawn experience and want to improve their skills or try full lawn games

No fee for members. For more information, please contact the Membership Secretary.

Association Croquet Beginners Course

Our next beginners course for association croquet starts on Tuesday 18 April 2017 and runs from 6.30 to 8.30 pm every Tuesday evening for six weeks until 23 May 2017. There will be an opportunity to continue to practice on Tuesday evenings from 30 May 2017 onwards, see below.

No fee for members. For more information, please contact the Membership Secretary.

Taster Session

This year we are running a taster session for newcomers to the game on Saturday 8 April 2017, from 10 am to 1 pm. There is a £5 fee payable in advance and booking is essential as numbers are limited. Click here for more information. If you are interested in taking part, please contact our Membership Secretary.