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(CBC) Cue Ball Control (full table patterns) - Group 8, Set 5

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

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(S&D) Safety & Defense - Hangers & Tactical Applications

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Safety Toolbox (Advanced)

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

Hangers are object balls that, by accident or on purpose, sit in or very close to the jaws of any pocket (usually corner pockets and sometimes side pockets). These are common situations that occur in almost every game. Continue reading

(CBC) Cue Ball Control (video) - Group 2, 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: 10:30, Medium 1 speed.
    6:00, Hard 1 speed.
  • Cheat:

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(S&D) Safety & Defense - Shooting the Percentages

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Safety Toolbox (Advanced)

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

The entire world of insurance (medical, auto, life, etc.) is based on percentages. The Green Game is no exception. In table billiards, the success of every shot can be calculated in percentages of occurring or not occurring. When you include percentages in your calculations of success, these numbers can be used to your benefit and against your opponent. Continue reading

(S&D) Safety & Defense - The Concept of BPI: How to Use

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Safety Toolbox (Advanced)

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

Here is how any player's balls per inning (BPI) average is calculated. Over the length of a match, count the total quantity of balls made by the player. Divide that by the number of innings played. The resulting number is his BPI average for that match. Continue reading

(CBC) Cue Ball Control (full table patterns) - Group 9, Set 9

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: Stun, Medium 1 speed.
  • Cheat: 12:00, Soft 3 speed.
  • Cheat: 12:00, Soft 3 speed.
    6:00, Medium 1 speed.
  • Cheat: 6:00, Soft 3 speed.

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