Tag archive for ‘Contact Point’
By Pool and Billiards News On Wednesday, August 15th, 2007
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The Myth About Deflection

The Myth About Deflection by Andy Segal (Guest columnist) Different cues have different amounts of deflection. Some say it is the type of wood, some say it is the taper on the shaft, and so on. Once you get a cue, More...

By Pool and Billiards News On Tuesday, August 14th, 2007
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Sighting Shots

This month I would like to address the difference between aiming and sighting a shot. Those players who have developed a good routine will know that they don’t just get down on a shot and expect to see a magic More...

By Pool and Billiards News On Tuesday, August 14th, 2007
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Ask Allison – Chin on Cue

What do you mean by good technique? I am referring to being proficient with your mechanics. Players who have great habits at the table become very consistent. Also, if you repeat everything you do on each shot (pre-shot More...

By Pool and Billiards News On Sunday, January 1st, 2006
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Banking And Kicking by Jimmy Reid

Banking And Kicking by Jimmy Reid Without a doubt, o­ne of the most crucial aspects of any pool game is being able to bank object balls or kick the cue ball with accuracy.  Most of you have heard about simply More...

By Pool and Billiards News On Sunday, January 1st, 2006
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Sighting Shots by Allison Fisher

Ask Allison By Allison Fisher Sighting Shots This month I would like to address the difference between aiming and sighting a shot.  Those players who have developed a good routine will know that they don’t More...

By Pool and Billiards News On Sunday, December 25th, 2005
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Ask Allison

How can you learn to see the angle at pool? I have a few ways that I teach this. a) Use the ghost ball method. You imagine a ball behind the object ball in line with the intended pocket and aim your cue ball at More...

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