(H&S) Hustles & Sharks - Self-doubt

(About the Author)

Learn how to Beat the Sharks

If introspective by nature, you are a careful and thoughtful pool player. You understand the importance of setting up properly for each shot and that fundamentals (stance, setup, and stroke) are necessary to playing a good game. As a thinking pool player you probably have a small library of instructional material that has proven to be effective and helpful. The occasional lessons from pool instructors with good reputations have thoroughly established in your mind the important values of constant and consistent routines. You are a “thinking” player. Continue reading

(DCV) Dr. Cue Video - CSI Presents: Essential Mechanics #5 Isolation Training

(About the author of the Billiard Gods books)


So much of the game depends on developing solid and stable routines. Sometimes you need to add something to your current activities. Here a simple routine that quickly builds a habit into your routine.

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(CBC) Cue Ball Control (half table patterns) - Group 3, Set 6

Cue Ball Control Cheat Sheets

This is today's set of Cue Ball Cheats. These practice setups (and others in the book and blog) help you learn HOW to apply an exact speed and spin. That precision is how to get perfect shape on the second ball - and how to string a run together. For these layouts here are the Cheats for this post:

  • Cheat: 12:00, Soft 3 speed.
    6:00, Medium 1 speed.
  • Cheat: 6:00, Soft 3 speed.
    10:30, Soft 2 speed.
  • Cheat: 12:00, Soft 1 speed.
  • Cheat: 10:30, Soft 2 speed.

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