Petanque Boule Shop
and Mail Order Sales Office
Up Street, Bardwell,
Nr, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk,
Tel 01359 250829
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Our shop is now open on appointment only basis
Our petanque shop is now open again after the lockdown. We are taking slightly different precautions than normal to safeguard our
customers. We are usually a walk in shop but we feel it is only right to change
this to appointment only for a while. This will enable us to provide our usual
service and care without fear of other customers coming to the shop and having
to wait. We appreciate many of our customers travel miles to reach our
destination shop. In the past, customers facing a queue have retreated to the
Dun Cow Public House across the road but they have varied opening hours.
Our shop has
toilet and hand washing facilities and we have personal protection equipment to
wear when we are serving you. You require your own personal protection during
the shopping visit we please ask you to bring it with you.
these are difficult times.
Once we can
return to normal we will let you know and if you have any questions we will be
happy to help as always. Appointments can be made by telephone or e mail to the
usual contact details.
Phil and Marion
If you have any questions please contact us on 01359 250829 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
2020 PETANQUE COMPETITIONS AND FIXTURES AND CLUB NEWS These dates are all cancelled due to Virus planning situations at local level
2ndAnglia Over 55 Pairs British
Sugar Sports and Social Club Bury St Edmunds
8thto 9th Home Nations Troon Scotland
8th Kath Watts Memorial Pairs The
Cottage Thunder Lane Norwich
9th Chiltern v Norfolk
Gin Trap Charity Pairs The Cottage Thunder Lane Norwich
16thCoates Village Open Petanque Doubles Sunday 16th August 2020 It’s the big ONE!
Regularly attracting over 100 teams this doubles event brings together some of
the best teams in the country together with league, club and fun players. A
unique annual opportunity, established in 1994 to play on gravel driveways in
the village of Coates, centered at and around the Vine Public House. PE7 2BJ. This
unique event is challenging as well as great fun. Hog roast, ice creams as well
as food from the Pub or local shop make it a superb day to meet old and new
friends in a village atmosphere. Bring a picnic and enjoy the village green. If
you have never played here it is a must enter event. Entry is required in
games + final Registration 9-30am. Entries must be received with fee by 7th
August to: Phil Hichens 3 Grebe Close, Whittlesey, Peterborough PE7 1UU. For
further information: Email email@example.com Cheques made payable to
Coates Petanque. Entry fee £12 per team
6th Bob Bruce Memorial Pairs and '51' PC
40th Anniversary celebrations. 6th September at Gt Ellingham Recreation Centre.
12th to 13thInter Regional Hayling Island
Singles/Doubles/Mixed Doubles European Championships @ Riga, Latvia
27th Anglia Fixed Coche Pairs Burwell
1stCEP Espoirs & Juniors European
England Champion of Champions Doubles Rainworth PC
England Champion of Champions Triples Rainworth PC
v Suffolk Venue TBA
Please check with organiser's as competitions are subject to change and maybe limited on numbers or licence holders only
PS Keep an eye on our page of the month as the fixtures will soon be coming in thick and fast for the tournaments next year. If you are organising competitions please let us know and we will put them on our site free of charge.
Also www.winningpetanque.com has all the coaching tips featured on these pages from the past
UK PETANQUE CLUB INFORMATION
This new section is designed to promote clubs and their activities as well as contacts.
The Carnoustie Petanque
Club, situated at The Aboukir Hotel, 38 Ireland Street, Carnoustie,
Angus, Scotland DD7 6AT (entrance off Arbroath Road).
Affiliated to the Scottish Petanque Association.
The Club playing times are: Tuesdays & Thursdays 2pm to 4pm and Wednesdays 6:30pm to 8:30pm. Visitors welcome.
If you would like your club here please ask. During holidays petanque players love to pop into local clubs to have a game or two!
to March 2020 coaching tip from Pen-Y-Coed Petanque. Our series is aimed to
help you enjoy the game of Petanque and win more games.
The landing spot.
The landing spot or Donne is a key part of petanque and can cause a lot
of issues. The resting place of your boule
is the result of landing in the right place. When coaching I never use a
jack for the first sessions. I use circles of string laid on the ground
so the players can hit the target area. If they manage to hit the
target area I will then draw their attention to where their boule have
stopped. Generally they are all in the same place.
Once you transfer your focus is on the donne it will
enable you to play through gaps and choose routes to the target area.
You will miss boule that are in the way and rough ground. You can adjust
the height of your throw to miss these obstacles. The jack is not the
target. It marks where the target is at the moment you throw. It could
move anywhere. Sometimes you just need to focus on the scoring zone and
so the jack again is not the target but an area near it is. I know it
sounds confusing but get some string circles about 25cm diameter and
just practice landing in them. Then place a jack on the piste and place
the circles where you think you should land to get near the jack. If the
boule does not go near the jack, move the string circle until landing
in the string circle will get your boule near the jack. Then take the
string circle away and focus on the landing spot rather than the jack
and hey presto! It is just a mind set but all the top players use this
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