APA Dr. Cue Instruction – Pool Lesson 2: The Stance

www.poolplayers.com – Dr. Cue Pool Lesson 2 The Stance – Placing the body in a proper relation to the shot and aligning the cue stick in a proper relation to the cue ball travel line are essential for consistent results. “Forming that stance” correctly will create balance and stability in preparation for “addressing” the cue ball and taking the shot.

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  1. digbick1978 says:

    Excellent videos 🙂

  2. videoaccess001 says:

    That was good. I’ll try the balance point hold. I usually do the far back hold, I thought it was about a person arm length and comfort.

  3. RSPM says:

    You also want to get the proper position for the pendular motion of stroking the cue, if you have longer arms, (as someone below this post), you may need to move your hand back some. the cue ball.
    Depending on the shot, you may also want to move your hand forward or backward of the “Sweet spot”, backwards for power, (ie,. break shot), or, forward for touch and accuracy.

  4. RSPM says:

    All importantly, you want a 90° angle in your elbow, with the top part, (humerus), being paralell to the ground, when the cue tip comes in contact withThe leading foot should be an “anchor”, once it’s placed, don’t move it, if you do, stand up, move away, and start over again. [cont’d below]

  5. onjai88 says:

    awesome video..thanks a lot for sharing and uploading!

  6. wataf211110 says:

    Its utter bollocks, he’s nowhere near the line of the cue and his chin isn’t on the cue either. Right foot should be in a straight line with the cue if you’re right handed and the opposite if you’re left handed, he’s playing around a corner style stance. Might be good for 9 ball where the pockets are like buckets but an English 8 Ball table or snooker table he’d miss 8 times out of 10.

  7. iCarroller says:

    U then turn to the side and bend over

    How gay did that sound

  8. mowiejj says:

    Hhaha..Its a playing style. I know exactly what you mean. I ounce asked an old pool player why he plays like that. He told me thats the way he used to playing. And by the way when ur getting older u will hurt ur back if u bend over all the time:p.

  9. justmeppl says:

    I just love how every1 puts in their expertise like they know it all. stand comfy, place the stick comfy in your hand and practice shooting. that worked for me and im a 5. this is my second year playing apa.

  10. rish000 says:

    Well that that American accent surely doesn’t show that he plays English 8 ball. And like snooker you do not need to have your chin touching the cue in American 8 ball or 9 ball. Watch US open championships, no one is using their chin

  11. Porscheman76 says:

    you are a 5 in your second year of APA, and he has won numerous trickshot touneys. so, it looks to me like you are also trying to put in your “expertise”. I would rather listen to a lifelong player, no offense. he is just puttin his knowledge out there to help new players better understand the game. There are many variations of stance, bridge, and stroke that you will see the longer you play. not everyone is correct

  12. alphacapo says:

    Stance is very important…not necesarrily how you stand or standing a certain way …..as long as your balanced your stance is good….have someone come up to you and push you and see how your balance is…. Make sure your balanced….if your not chances are you will come out of alignment while stroking the cue….just like if your bridge isnt solid…. solid stance solid bridge is the most important base to becoming a great player

  13. amediastintas says:

    how much weight goes on leaning on the table?

  14. jimmydoonz says:

    He isn’t cueing straight lololol

  15. aznelf13 says:

    no he is, camera view just giving that illusion of a windmill

  16. jimmydoonz says:

    you can see his cue moving up and down vertically

  17. aznelf13 says:

    he did that after the shot, it’s to make a correct follow thru

  18. jimmydoonz says:

    im sure hes a good player n all but he isnt cueing straight

  19. Elite59 says:

    Look how far away his chin is from the cue stick…
    now look at the pros, most of them keep their chin down low, almost touching the cue. It helps me to stay low.

  20. willfullyobscure says:

    whyn’t you play him for $1000?

  21. earthspawn says:

    @jimmydoonz
    He IS suposed to move the cue vertically, because he’s using a technique called pendulum in which the elbow stays still and you move only the forearm making the up and down movement, it’s ok to do that.
    What you shouldn’t do is move the cue horizontally because it changes the place where you hit the cue ball and the aiming point.

  22. ga7531 says:

    This stance sucks!
    Total amater stance.
    You hav to bend much lower.
    50% weight on right leg,30%-left leg, 10% – left hand.
    Foots positioned perpendicular to each other
    Chin(look forvard), right arm(if right handed) and cue must be on one line during strike.

  23. oldmanhaggis says:

    @ga7531 where do you put the other 10%, or do you float on only 90% of your weight?

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