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(FAQ) How to check your stroke for flaws

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This is the basic setup for this self-evaluation process:

  • Five (5) striped balls
  • Line up balls about 1 diamond from short rail.
  • All shots are done on the vertical center line:
    12:00 contact is one tip above center
    6:00 is one tip below center
  • All balls are shot into one of the far corner pockets Continue reading

(FAQ) How do you learn ball speeds on different tables?

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When you play regularly on the same table (or tables), you pretty much have a dialed in stick speed standard for that table. You know how far the cue ball will go on a lag shot. When you can cut a ball into a corner, you "know" what speed is necessary to pocket the ball and come off the cushion into rough position for the next shot. For you, these are part of your natural shots, and the calculations for the shot hardly require any effort. Continue reading

(H&S) Hustles & Sharks - Waffler

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Learn how to Beat the Sharks

This is not seen very often, but does show up once in a while. Your opponent goes through the entire pre-shot routine, with practice strokes. Suddenly, he seems to lose confidence in his stroke.

He shifts his bridge hand over to the side and tests the shot with full follow-through. This is repeated several times and the bridge hand is brought back in line with the shot. Continue reading

(H&S) Hustles & Sharks - Stick Whisperer

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Learn how to Beat the Sharks

This is a distraction effort that extends the concept of horse whispering, dog whispering, and pizza whispering, and the always popular money whispering. A “ring whisperer” version of this can be observed as a major character trait of Golum, the character in the Hobbit. This can be used continuously through the match or applied only during tense and difficult playing situations. Continue reading

(BSC) Billiard Skills Challenge (video) 5 Ball Corner Pocket Runout (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.

PURPOSE:  Start with Ball-in-Hand.
Pocket the balls ALL IN THE SAME POCKET -

This is from the Corner Pocket Runout (Advanced) Test Groups. Continue reading

(BSC) Billiard Skills Challenge - Down the Rail, set 2 (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.

This is the Down the Rail ACS(2) (Advanced) Test Group. There is also an Intermediate Test Group. Continue reading

(CBC) Cue Ball Control (half table patterns) - Group 5, Set 1

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 1 speed.
  • Cheat: 12:00, Soft 1 speed.

Continue reading

(CBC) Cue Ball Control (half table patterns) - Group 3, Set 11

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

Continue reading

(D&E) Drills & Exercises - (Side Pocket V) Run-outs, Set 3 of 4

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

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.

Purpose: Runout the set of balls with controlled CB speed/spin. Continue reading

(D&E) Drills & Exercises - (Head-table V) Run-outs, Set 2 of 4

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

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.

Purpose: Runout the set of balls with controlled CB speed/spin. Continue reading