(D&E) Cue Ball Speed/Spin Variations

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This progressive exercise to improve your shooting skills is in the book Drills & Exercises for Pool & Pocket Billiards.

This is a multiple cue ball speed and spin drill. See Cue Ball Speed and Spin Variations. Make sure to observe the cue ball action (path from OB, any rail action, etc.) until it stops. You need to remember the results when you are in competition.

Make sure to observe the CB action (path from OB, any rail action, etc.) until it stops. You need to remember the results when you are in competition.

SHOOT each shot with these EIGHTEEN speeds:

  • 12:00 (1 tip from center) - slow medium, and fast speeds
  • 10:30 (1 tip from center) - slow, medium, and fast speeds
  • 1:30 (1 tip from center) - slow, medium, and fast speeds
  • 6:00 (1 tip from center) - slow, medium, and fast speeds
  • 4:30 (1 tip from center) - slow, medium, and fast speeds
  • 7:30 (1 tip from center) - slow, medium, and fast speeds

There are actually 39 recommended cue ball speed/spin combinations that eventually must be mastered. But these six are the critical ones that must be under your control.

 

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