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(FAQ) Why do pool players love pool?

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There are may aspects and elements of this game that almost defy description and definition. There is such a variety of complexity, and difficulty to a seemingly simple playing field. Yet, people’s lives have become entangled in the effort to jubilantly demonstrate greater mastery of the battle field over your opponents. Continue reading

(CBC) Cue Ball Control (full table patterns) – Group 12, 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: 10:30, Medium 3 speed.
  • Cheat: 12:00, Soft 2 speed.
  • Cheat: 1:30, Medium 2 speed.
  • Cheat: 12:00, Soft 3 speed.
    6:00, Soft 3 speed.

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(CBC) Cue Ball Control (full table patterns) – Group 12, Set 5

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: 10:30, Medium 2 speed.
  • Cheat: 1:30, Medium 2 speed.
  • Cheat: 12:00, Soft 1 speed.
  • Cheat: 12:00, Medium 1 speed.

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(CBC) Cue Ball Control (half table patterns) – Group 5, Set 9

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, Medium 1 speed.
  • Cheat:

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(CBC) Cue Ball Control (half table patterns) – Group 5, Set 3

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: 10:30, Medium 1 speed.
  • Cheat:

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(FAQ) How do you do a half-table length draw shot?

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When you are leaning how to draw, you know that the cue tip must be lowered so that the tip will contact the ball below the horizontal center line. This explanation excludes power draws and is useful for draws of around 3 to 6 diamonds when shooting at an object ball up to 2 diamonds away. Continue reading

(FAQ) Why is luck a big part of pool?

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Sometimes you hear a player say something similar to, “If it wasn’t for bad luck, I wouldn’t have any luck at all.” This kind of statement usually occurs after a bad roll, a scratch, a missed shot, or just plain less than expected ball behavior. Continue reading

(CBC) Cue Ball Control (half table patterns) – Group 6, Set 5

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 2 speed.
  • Cheat: 12:00, Soft 1 speed.
  • Cheat: 12:00 Medium 2 speed.
    7:30, Soft 3 speed.
  • Cheat: 6:00, Soft 3 speed.

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(CBC) Cue Ball Control (full table patterns) – Group 10, 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: 6:00, Medium 1 speed.
  • Cheat: 10:30, Medium 3 speed.

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