(S&D) Safety & Defense – Cue Ball Management Exercises – Draw Control

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

This can require the most work in learning cue ball control. It will provide the greatest rewards. (If you play straight pool, this dramatically increases your run average.)

Cue Ball Management - Connections to make the Cue Ball Draw (reverse spin)

Cue Ball Management – Draw (reverse spin)

Draw control 1

Draw the cue ball to the target positions. Use Post-It sheets as targets. This can be done at different speeds based on how low you contact the cue ball. Each shadow ball is a target position to stop the cue ball. You are successful when you can land on the target sheet three times out of four. Stay on line.

Cue Ball Management Exercises - Draw, Example 1

Cue Ball Management Exercises – Draw, Example 1

Draw control 2

Keep working on the keeping the draw-back line consistent. Each shadow ball is a target position to stop the cue ball.

Cue Ball Management Exercises - Draw, Example 2

Cue Ball Management Exercises – Draw, Example 2

Draw control 3

Keep working on keeping the draw-back line consistent. Each shadow ball is a target position to stop the cue ball.

Cue Ball Management Exercises - Draw, Example 3

Cue Ball Management Exercises – Draw, Example 3

 

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