Special Bunker Arrangements
These special arrangements of bunkers usually occur only once on a field, are usually key places to hold during a game, and are usually made up of more than just one bunker.
Modul'R, Rocket, Submarine
Zipper, Snake, Great Wall of China
Diamond, Castle, Fort
Giant Castle, Castle, Giant Fort, Fort
When calling a bunker, it is easy to get several in the same area confused. For instance, you may say "Left 40 Can", but there could be more than one can at the left 40. To make things more specific, there are a few things that you can yell you help your team.
Laydown: This is any type of bunker laying on its side, that is best played close to the ground. Examples of these include beams, and cans and large bricks laid on their sides.
Stand Up: This is any type of bunker standing on end, that is best played in an upright stance. Examples include cans, large bricks, and temples.
When playing it is important to be able to locate bunkers which opponents are hiding behind. The easiest way to do this is to name the type of bunker they are in, and its location on the field. The following diagram should help you to understand the basics of bunker location.
Left: Any bunker in the left third of the field (left of the red line).
Right: Any bunker in the right third of the field (right of the yellow line).
Center: Any bunker in the center third of the field (in between the red, and yellow lines).
Back: Any bunker located at the far end of the field (behind the opponents 10).
50, 40, 30, etc.: Any bunker located along that specific "yard line", 50 being the center of the field.
Now if you are the pink square, see if you can name the bunker that is circled. Some are difficult to tell what they are, but if you get the basic location right, you are headed in a good direction. Answers are at the end.
Hopefully this short explanation helped a little. Practice makes perfect, so don't feel bad if you still haven't grasped the concept. The fact that you are interested shows that you are serious about the sport, which is a very good thing. Learning bunkers is a very important part of the game, no matter what position you play. Remember, you will probably forget the names of some bunkers the first few times you play. Don't feel bad! Let your team mates know where the opponent is, no matter how silly it is. Many times, you will hear a call such as "He's in the triangle thing in the back to the left." That still gets the point across, and its MUCH better than saying nothing at all. Feel free to post any questions, comments, or reccomendations. Constructive criticism only please
. And remember, the most important thing is that you have fun, and stay safe while playing!
#1. Back Left Dorito
#2. Right 50 Laydown Beam
#3. Center 50 X