Here are texts for every level of player to learn and improve their shuffleboard game. From novice to pro, these shuffleboard reference works present every stop along the road to becoming an expert shuffler. Download the texts and read them at your own pace, for free!
Go beyond the basics. Glen takes the reader to a whole new level of skill. This booklet is a must-read for any player that wishes to advance to tournament play. Available for purchase in the store at our clubhouse (soon online, too).
Shuffleboard: Those Capricious Discs, by Floyd Swem
A comprehensive treatment of shuffleboard for the advanced player. The novice player would do better to play for at least a season before tackling this book. Published in 1980. Download PDFs below. Individual Chapters are 2-7 MBs each. Or download the Entire Book – 80MB in one file. (This is the same text as “Shuffleboard 101 For Dummies”)
Perhaps the greatest shuffleboard book ever written. Covers every shot and strategy in great detail. Published in 1959. Originally appeared as a series of column articles in the St. Petersburg Times, summer of 1958. Download PDFs below. Parts 1-11 are 10-13 MBs each. Or download the Entire Book – 125MB in one file.
“The First Book Ever Written for Play on the Fast Western Court” Although this book is oriented to the Western courts, which are much faster than the Eastern courts, the excellent strategy theory and discussions apply everywhere. Download PDFs below. Individual Parts are 5-7 MBs each. Or download the Entire Book – 40MB in one file.
Note: The Western courts are termed “fast”, but the discs travel slowly as the player must push the discs slower so they don’t go flying off the very slick courts.
Mind Over Matter – Winning Shuffleboard, by Bob Zaletel
“The First Book Ever Written for Players Everywhere on the Mental and Emotional Side of the Game” Excellent strategy theory and discussions regarding the mental and emotional challenges to playing your best game. Download PDFs below. Individual Parts are 5-7 MBs each. Or download the Entire Book – 30MB in one file.