Generally, the "volume" of verbosity and threat-level used by a person implementing this method is pretty much social class-dependent. For example, members of the upper class maintain more control over their temper in social situations, but can still manage a glowering intensity. Continue reading
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 - using two patterns:
- from left side ball to right side ball, in sequence.
- from right side ball to left side ball, in reverse sequence
This is from the Side Pocket Runout, Set 2 (Intermediate) Test Group. Continue reading
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: From the setup, shoot Cue Ball into Object Ball and roll the Object Ball into the target zone.
This is the Object Ball Speed Control (straight), long table (Intermediate ) Test Group . There is also an Advanced Test Group. Continue reading
Each player is assigned a certain skill level. When individuals with different levels compete, the adjustments are made to their scoring requirements. A new player will start at an initial skill level. As matches are played, the skill level is adjusted as appropriate. Continue reading
This tactic uses your own appreciation of humor to prevent you from playing with all due intelligence and intention. You have an adversary who is a wanna-be comedy club regular. He is accustomed to being the center of attention of any group that he joins. To him, the game is just another venue for his funny presentations. You are another of his many audiences - only one person, to be sure - but to his viewpoint, still a qualified (and captive) public spectator. Continue reading