Rules to play Croquet
When you make your wicket in order or hit the turn stake you get one extra shot.If you hit roquet a ball you get two strokes. The first shot can be played
from a mallet head distance or less away from the ball that was hit taking a mallet head .
from a position in contact with the ball that was hit, with the striker ball held steady by the strikers foot or hand a foot shot or hand shot .
from a position in contact with the ball that was hit, with the striker ball not held by foot or hand a croquet shot .
from where the striker ball stopped after the roquet.
The second bonus shot after a roquet is an ordinary shot played from where the striker ball came to rest, called a continuation shot. You are dead on a ball for extra shots until you clear your next wicket or start of your next turn whichever comes first. Please see the USCA 9 Wicket Rules for a more comprehensive description of deadness.