Monthly Archives: May 2021

8th of 10 Shuffleboard Articles.

HANDLING TYPICAL SITUATIONS 1) If your opponent has two discs scoring – try for the nearest one, hitting it at the correct angle to push out the second one, too. (A carom.) 2) If the choice is to guard your … Continue reading

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7th of 10 Shuffleboard Articles.

PLAYING TO WIN WATCH THE SCOREBOARD The first team to reach 75 points, with a half-end completed, wins the game. When one team gets close to 60 points, or your opponents take a commanding lead (a-plus discs), the strategy changes. … Continue reading

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6th of 10 Shuffleboard Articles.

WINNING STRATEGIES You quickly realize after playing a few games that there is a lot to learn in order to seriously compete with an experienced opponent. Often, there is more than one good strategy for a given situation, so my … Continue reading

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Shuffleboard At Its Very Best!! Bromleys Host!!

Shuffleboard At Its Very Best!! Bromleys Host!! Floor Shuffleboard; Tournament Keeps Growing!! FROM THE ATHABASCA ADVOCATE, June 21, 2005.  Stan’s Intro: Take a moment and enjoy this article from 2005.  Whether your are from the “West” or the “East”, you will know some of … Continue reading

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5th of 10 Shuffleboard Articles:

STANDARD PRE-GAME ROUTINES STANDARD PRACTICE ROUND Players use a four (sometimes eight) shot practice round to get the “feel” of the court before starting a match. Use it to identify the speed and drift of the court. Quite often the … Continue reading

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4th of 10 Shuffleboard Articles:

PRACTISE MAKES PERFECT Find an empty court and play a game by yourself. It’s fun and you will be surprised at how fast you will improve. Challenge yourself for a half-hour, varying the shots over the patterns illustrated. They are … Continue reading

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Poem of the Day: It’s Important I Remember that the Moral Arc of the Universe Bends—

Cortney Lamar Charleston It’s Important I Remember that the Moral Arc of the Universe Bends— but it doesn’t break, and neither breaks toward justicenor away from it. It simply bends, as the bow doesbefore propelling the arrow where it may, … Continue reading

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3rd of 10 Shuffleboard Articles:

ADVANCED STRATEGIES BUMPING It is tempting to bump in a disc lying outside the house, especially as a resulting score could be well guarded. But, it is a low percentage shot! Only if it is a short bump (1 to … Continue reading

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A Shropsire Lad >> Poem of the Day.

A Shropsire Lad, IV E. Housman – 1859-1936             REVEILLE Wake: the silver dusk returning     Up the beach of darkness brims, And the ship of sunrise burning     Strands upon the eastern rims. Wake: the vaulted shadow shatters,     Trampled … Continue reading

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2nd of 10 Shuffleboard Articles:

WINNING THE END WHEN OPPONENT HAS LAST SHOT 1) As soon as you get in a scoring disc, guard it, then double-guard it. Don’t be greedy. Remember, your opponent should win this end by one disc. If you tie it, … Continue reading

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