(S&D) Safety & Defense - Examples of Distance Safety

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Safety Toolbox (Advanced)

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

These are examples of distance safeties. As mentioned in the description of Distance safeties, the further a ball must travel, the more precision is required when the cue ball contacts the object ball.

Distance, example 1

Set up these shots and try them yourself. The shadow balls show additional object ball positions that can be a problem.

Distance Safety, Example 1

Distance Safety, Example 1

Distance, example 2

Try this set of shots. The shadow balls show additional object ball positions.

Distance Safety, Example 2

Distance Safety, Example 2

Distance, example 3

Do these shots fall within your chaos zone? Even experienced shooters cannot consistently make these.

Distance Safety, Example 3

Distance Safety, Example 3

 

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