Hoop Runability Tests
The CA's Slow Motion Videos of Croquet Strokes
In 2006, the CA investigated the dynamics of various types of croquet strokes applicable to Association and Golf Croquet. It was decided to give these to the WCF.
Bob Kroeger's Slow Motion Videos of Single Ball Shots
These Windows Media Video files were made by Bob Kroeger in 2004 & 2005.
Each video clip shows a live action shot, followed by a slow motion repeat at one frame each 1/1000th of a second.
- Mallet hitting a ball cleanly (3.0MB)
- Half-roll croquet stroke (4.4MB)
- Close-up of striker's ball & mallet in a half-roll shot (4.2MB)
- Close-up of a hammer stroke (2.5MB)
- Running a hoop with the mallet following through the hoop cleanly (2.3MB)
- Running a hoop with the mallet following through and striking the ball again (double tap fault) (3.8MB)
- Failing to run a hoop with the mallet striking the ball again (double tap fault) (3.4MB)
- Pull on a peel (0.9MB)
- Jump shot with well under 45 degree mallet angle (2MB)
All video clips are © 2004,2005 Bob Kroeger