Lesson 1 : Etiquette and basic rules

Etiquette and basic rules , the first step in "how to play petanque" We have a new online course , courtesy of Tom Bricca Adapted for use from "the Epping Petanque Club Training Manual"

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Lesson 2:Basic guidelines and choice of boules

Playing distances , Size of jack and throwing circle and different weight and size of boule.Full story

Top rated petanque postcards from our collection:

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Lesson 3: Holding the boule and throwing

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Lesson 4: Pointing

The aim of the game of Pétanque is simple, playing pétanque is placing your boule nearer to the jack and keeping your opponents boule away. To start, pointing should be the focus of your beginning lessons. Shooting skills are usually developed after you’ve mastered you pointing skills.
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Lesson 5: Pointing styles

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Lesson 6: Excercises

Various excersises to perfect your skills at petanque. Full story

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