I discovered crokinole while visiting friends in NB. Got plans from Dr. Crokinole and started making boards. Shifted to round as it was more fun to make. Am a retired engineer.The plans called for a 24" playing size which is the size I make, is that a disadvantage? Have made 20 so far and everyone is happy with them. Also make crokinole score boxes.See More
Great to see so many players at Saturday's Belleville Crokinole Challenge. We really appreciate all of you for making the trip. It was a very competitive A division with Justin Slater winning for the 3rd year in a row. Congrats to Eric Miltenburg for winning the B division and Peter Carter coming on top of the C division. Bev Vaillancout was the High Woman Score and Nathan Walsh ended up High Twenties. Wayne Scott took the Twenties 50/50 contest. This was Belleville's best turnout and we…See More
"I will look into this thumb thing! Definitely thumbthing to consider. The takeaway from this is that the hand should remain stationary during the shot, correct? She is a really good player and we just want to be sure she is legit."
"Actually I have seen some players flick the disc with their thumb rather than the index finger. holding the thumb behind the index finger, then flick the thumb sideways. Throws the opponent off, because they are actually shooting at a disc other…"
"A friend of mine swore by this shot. He called it the 'hinge flick'. I've seen it used now and again and not heard anyone challenge it as not a legal shot as long as the only the finger moves and there's no pushing forward with…"
"I am in the same boat Josh. My wife uses a push with one fingers and I thought you had to shoot with a braced flick. I put a PICT up on the forum. It appears according to Clare that she is legal. We have a pretty big group down here in Athens, Ohio…"
My wife does not secure her finger against her thumb before shooting. We are disputing whether or not this constitutes a legal shot. I will attempt to upload a video. Thanks for any help. We are having a trophy challenge here in Athens, Ohio on Saturday. Thanks again.