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Technical Section

This is a section intended to collect together articles and data associated with the physical properties of croquet equipment and dynamics of balls. In addition any formulae and recipes will arrive here.

Submissions are invited to this page - contact the webmaster. What is presented here are reports by the authors, unless stated otherwise they are not endorsed by any of the croquet bodies.

Ball Mechanics

Contact Times

Ball Properties

Lawn Speeds & Properties

Ranking Calculations

Game Analysis

Croquet & Medical Conditions

Associated Material 

  • Article on Lawn Bowls manufacture & testing, Peter Clare
  • Performance standard for artificial flat green bowls surfaces, WBB 1995
  • The Physics of Ball Games, C.B. Daish,  1972 
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