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(BSC) Billiard Skills Challenge - CB off OB Speed Control, long table (Advanced)

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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:  From the setup, kiss the Cue Ball off the Object Ball and roll the Cue Ball into the target zone.

This is the Cue Ball off Object Ball Speed Control, long table (Advanced) Test Group . There is also an Intermediate Test Group. Continue reading

(BSC) Billiard Skills Challenge - Small Area Maneuvers: Set 1 of 6 (Intermediate & Advanced layouts)

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Billiards Skills Competition Training Program

Here is Today's Test Group Challenge from the book. Several run-outs in a row develops personal confidence when similar maneuvering is needed to run-out to a game win during competition.

PURPOSE:  Pocket the balls in sequence to clear the table.
Start with Ball-in-Hand.

This is from the Small Area Maneuvers (Intermediate & Advanced) Test Groups. Continue reading

(BSC) Billiard Skills Challenge (video) - Small Area Maneuvers: Set 6 of 6

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Billiards Skills Competition Training Program

Here is Today's Test Group Challenge from the book. Several run-outs in a row develops personal confidence when similar maneuvering is needed to run-out to a game win during competition.

PURPOSE:  Pocket the balls in sequence to clear the table.
Start with Ball-in-Hand.

This is from the Small Area Maneuvers (Intermediate & Advanced) Test Groups. Continue reading

(D&E) Drills & Exercises (precision) - Come Back Home: CB Cross Side sets

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

This setup concentrates on precision cue ball control skills.

Suggestions: Start easy with 12:00 (1 tip above center). Proceed with this from slowest possible speed up through Medium 2.
When 12:00 is controlled, use 6:00 (1 tip below center). Proceed with slowest speed through Medium 2 speed.

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(BSC) Billiard Skills Challenge (video) - CB Maneuvers (Mid table), Zone 1 (Advanced)

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Billiards Skills Competition Training Program

Here is Today's Test Group Challenge from the book. Several run-outs in a row develops personal confidence when similar maneuvering is needed to run-out to a game win during competition.

PURPOSE:  Kiss the cue ball off the object ball and roll the cue ball inside the Target Zone.

This is from the Cue Ball Maneuvers Test Groups. Continue reading

(D&E) Drills & Exercises - Turn the Corner Game (3 Ball Groups), Version 1 of 2

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

Purpose: Runout all the balls in a group - 3 successful attempts. Then repeat on the second group. Then repeat on the third group. Continue reading

(BSC) Billiard Skills Challenge - Follow Cue Ball (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. Stun and roll the cue ball onto the designated target area.

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