- This YOUTUBE video gives a good overview of how the game is played, by the English Petanque Association.
- Byron W. Putman’s Pétanque: The Greatest Game You Never Heard Of.
- How to throw a boule
- How to throw the jack
- the posts in the TECHNIQUE category
- How to practice petanque – the Ferg method
Other resources include….
- Get a grip, from the EPA, has instructions on how to grip the boule when throwing
- Diagrams illustrating basic techniques, from the Scottish Petanque Association.
- Petanque — An Introduction For Beginners, from Petanque New Zealand.
- Training manual from the Seattle Petanque Club
- This Danish video is sort of a grab-bag, but in the middle there are some nice slow-motion sequences that show you the proper grip and motion for throwing the ball.
And still other resources include….
- The Art of Petanque a blog by Artem Zuev of the LA Petanque Club
- Winning Petanque by the owner of Pen-Y-Code Petanque Boule Shop
- Shooting for Dummies by Petanque New Zealand
- Petanque coach by California petanque coach Nathan Doster