Petanque gamplay: Going in high

By Mr.Bordsenius at 2001-01-05

Going in high is the only way when the ground is rough. A rolling shot will not work, and you have to make the boule land where you want it to lie. This is not as easy as it sounds, it requires a very high shot with a lot of backspin on the boule.




If you get it right it is a real pain to play someone with a good high-shot, as they are never hindered by boules placed in front of the area they are going for. Nothing block the way for a high-shot, and it works on all surfaces. Most players prefer to sit down whilst playing this shot.

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