Player Development

VLBC Player Development
Contact: Lorne Oakes (interim TL)
Snake in the Grass Rules

Golf Croquet Rules

Croquet Etiquette

Here’s a link to a very helpful site that includes video lessons
Here are a few videos about the different kinds of croquet shots used in  playing games like Windsor or Association. The man in the videos is Chris Clarke, who, along with his wife Jenny, have played on the international circuit for many years. Here is their website.

This site provides “courses” covering aspects of croquet such as Laws Training, Stroke-Play and Tactical Coaching, Lawn Care, and some fun stuff such as croquet trivia quizzes.

Playing the partially blocked hoop

Drive shots

Half Rolls

Full and Pass Rolls

Stop Shots

Maximum Ratio Stop Shots

This page defines many of the terms you will encounter when playing croquet.


World Croquet Federation
A good source of information about different forms of croquet, including the latest rules of Golf Croquet.

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