Jonathan Kirby's excellent notes on pegged out endings from his National Squad training weekend in May 2005 may be found here. Also included are brief discussions of openings and broken play.
Chris Dent has written a series of single page articles on various aspects of advanced play. These are aimed at players of handicap about 6 or below, who already have some familiarity with the topics and associated terminology - hopefully everyone will find something of interest however.
Lift leaves I - after the first break
Some suggested mechanisms for creating leaves, together with an answer to the common question of when one should start to set up the leave.
The early 2-back pioneer
A comprehensive discussion of the topic - hopefully it will also provide some stimulating ideas for other parts of the break. This also expands on part of the suggested leave mechanisms.
Some thoughts on peeling
Can be regarded as 'food for thought' on peeling breaks, or as a list of suggestions for what to do in various situations. In a single page there's not room to provide a comprehensive guide, so reference is made to other resources.
Lift leaves II will be about ending the second break, stopping at peg. Thanks to David Appleton and others for their helpful suggestions.
James Hawkins has kindly given the SCA permission to republish his excellent series of articles on break play, which he is writing for the Croquet Gazette. The first three articles are already available - watch this space for the remaining three.
Lesson 1: Playing a tidy break
Lesson 2: The modern break
Lesson 3: Mid-break tactics
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