Complete croquet is a comprehensive, authoritative and well-illustrated guide to this intriguing game and is essential reading for the aspiring and improving croquet player. It deals with the basic skills, and how to avoid and eradicate common problems, as well as providing and in-depth coverage of modern tactics. The author focuses on the building blocks of play, examining in detail how each element works before bringing it all together. There is advice on how to repair a bad situation when everything has gone wrong, how to exploit a good situation when everything is going well, and how to regain the initiative when the opponent is storming ahead.
Whether your interest is in developing an understanding of top-class, championship-level tactics, in improving your play at handicap level, or even just playing at home and wanting to get a better understanding of the game, Complete Croquet will prove to be invaluable.
Author James Hawkins
176 pages – paperback, with coloured photographs and diagrams
Page size 19 x 25cm