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(FAQ) How do you evaluate your playing skills?

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There will be times when you want to determine if you are getting more skilled as a pool player. Are you advancing or standing still? Within your group of friends are you gaining or losing your place in the pecking order? Are you being greeted with greater or lesser respect when you meet last week’s opponent on the street? Continue reading

(FAQ) Game Rules - One Pocket

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These series of "Game Rules' provide rules of many different games for the pool table. The rules here have been simplified from the official versions - to make them a little easier to understand.

There are other games that have been invented, copyrighted and generally available to the playing public. Web searches will turn these up and the rules printed out for use.

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(H&S) Hustles & Sharks - Excessive Celebration

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Learn how to Beat the Sharks

Some pool players seem to have never learned that celebratory behavior around a pool table should be understated or otherwise subdued. These individuals demonstrate excessive enthusiastic happiness for any success – minor or major. For those individuals, this can be their natural enthusiasm and reaction to success – maybe because of a lack of happy events away from the table. In all pool halls, there always seems to be one or two groups of players who get loud and noisy at various times. Continue reading

(H&S) Hustles & Sharks - Practical Joker

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Learn how to Beat the Sharks

A practical joke is a humorous prank played on a victim (you), designed to be funny to an audience (the hustling trickster and everyone around you). Your appreciation of the joke is not required and is immaterial to the joke's success. The more public embarrassment, discomfort, or indignity you are exposed to; the more enjoyable it is to the instigator. The experience is usually shocking (sometimes literally) and always surprising. At the very least, the subsequent laughter by the audience over your ridicule is a test of your self-control. Continue reading

(BSC) Billiard Skills Challenge (video) - Cue Ball Path 1 (Intermediate) 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. Roll the cue ball on the designated path.

This is the Cue Ball Path, Set 1 (Intermediate) Test Group. There is also an Advanced Test Group. Continue reading

(BSC) Billiard Skills Challenge - CB Speed Control, Slow (Intermediate) 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:  Shoot the cue ball to stop on the designated target area.

This is the Speed Control, Slow (Intermediate) Test Group . There is also an Advanced Test Group. Continue reading

(D&E) Drills & Exercises - Pocket Skills (progressive): Criss-Cross sets - 1D Rail

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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 progressive pocketing skills. There is no concern about where the CB ends up.

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. Continue reading

(S&D) Safety & Defense - Cue Ball Management Exercises - Follow

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Safety Toolbox (Advanced)

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

There is the old saying, "Draw for show, follow for dough." Using the correct amount of follow for the different cue ball speeds takes practice. Eventually, you can develop the correct “feel”.

The Cue Ball Clock System

The Cue Ball Clock System

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