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(CBC) Cue Ball Control (half table patterns) - Group 5, 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: 10:30, Medium 1 speed.
  • Cheat: 12:00, Soft 2 speed.
    6:00, Soft 3 speed

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(CBC) Cue Ball Control (full table patterns) - Group 7, Set 2

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: 1:00, (1/2 ball hit), Medium 2 speed.
  • Cheat: 7:30, (1/2 ball hit), Medium 1 speed.
  • Cheat: 9:00, (1/2 ball hit), Soft 3 speed.

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(CBC) Cue Ball Control (video) - Group 4, Set 10

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: 11:30, Soft 2 speed.
  • Cheat: 12:00, Soft 2 speed.
    6:00, Soft 3 speed.

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(S&D) Safety & Defense - Discover Your PERSONAL Comfort/Chaos Zones

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Safety Toolbox (Advanced)

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

Following are some wake-up examples on what a comfort zone and a chaos zone is, including a clear indicator of the edges between the two. Take these to the practice table and try them. Whatever shots you find easy, competitors at a similar level find easy. What you find difficult, others at your level also find difficult. Continue reading

(CBC) Cue Ball Control (video) - Group 5, Set 7 (half-table)

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:

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(S&D) Safety & Defense - How to Use Comfort & Chaos Zones

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Safety Toolbox (Advanced)

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

When pocketing balls, you (and every other player in the world) have shots that are within comfort zones and chaos zones. When a shot can be made 8 out of 10 times (80%), it is in your comfort zone. When your chances of pocketing the ball are around 3 or 4 times in 10 tries (30-40%) or less, it is within your chaos zone. At 50-60%, it is on the edges. Continue reading

(CBC) Cue Ball Control (full table patterns) - Group 10, Set 3

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: 3:00, Medium 2 speed.
  • Cheat: 12:00, Medium 2 speed.

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(CBC) About Cue Ball Control and How to make it work

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Cue Ball Control Cheat Sheets

I wrote this book to reveal how easy it is to control the cue ball and move it around the table. It is amazing how easy it is to get precise shape when you know how to use carefully applied cue ball spins and speeds. Control of the cue ball is really easy to learn – when you finally realize you need to know how to precisely hit it with your cue tip.

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