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Cue Ball Control Cheat Sheets for Pocket Billiards by Allan P. Sand

Cue Ball Control Cheat Sheets for Pocket Billiards

by Allan P. Sand

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(AWAP) Art of War v. Art of Pool - Chapter 12 - unhappy is the fate

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At it's most basic, the pool table is a small battlefield. An excerpt from "The Art of War" is provided with how it applies to the competition between opponents.

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Chapter 12 - Attack by fire

Unhappy is the fate of one who tries to win his battles and ...

(If this is the first post you've seen, read the AWAP Introduction & instructions post.)

This information considers how battlefield strategies and tactics can be used to win more games. If this seems interesting, read these AWAP posts.

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(S&D) Safety & Defense - The Bridge-required Safety Type

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Safety Toolbox (Advanced)

This is today's bit of advice from the book Safety Toolbox.

The mechanical bridge is usually kept underneath the table. It is a little funny-shaped tool attached to the end of a long stick. It is also known as the rake, granny, crutch, ladies aid, sissy stick, etc. It is designed to play a shot that is out of reach of normal stance positions. Continue reading

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(AWAP) Art of War v. Art of Pool - Chapter 10 - best ally

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At it's most basic, the pool table is a small battlefield. An excerpt from "The Art of War" is provided with how it applies to the competition between opponents.

This segment is from:

Chapter 10 - Terrain

The natural formation of the country is the soldier’s best ally...

(If this is the first post you've seen, read the AWAP Introduction & instructions post.)

This information considers how battlefield strategies and tactics can be used to win more games. If this seems interesting, read these AWAP posts.

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(BSC) Billiard Skills Challenge - CB Path 2 (Advanced) Test Group

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Billiards Skills Competition Training Program

Here is Today's Test Group Challenge from the book. This progressive set develops personal confidence when similar shots come up during competition - and define Comfort Zone limitations.

PURPOSE:  Pocket the 1 Ball on each of the the designated attempts - for each layout in the Test Group. Roll the cue ball on the designated path.

This is the Cue Ball Path CBP(2) (Advanced) Test Group. There is also an Intermediate Test Group. Continue reading