The boccia blocking shot
The purpose of a blocking shot is to strategically play a ball so that it stops in the way of an opponent, preventing them from scoring.
A shot is deemed to be successful if:
- it stops in a position that prevents the opposing player from playing a tactically advantageous shot
- it stops the opposition player from drawing a shot towards the jack by blocking the line to the jack
A successful shot will need to:
- be weighted accurately so that it reaches the location that provides an ideal barrier