Tag archive for ‘Object Ball’
By Pool and Billiards News On Friday, December 10th, 2010
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APA Dr. Cue – Lesson 36 – Foundation for Masse!!

Players have been focusing on masse shots for centuries! Masse mean to hammer and normally is magnetic to the fans of our sport when the cue is raised to elevations over 45 degrees. The foundation for this difficult More...

By Pool and Billiards News On Thursday, December 9th, 2010
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How to Play Billiards : Billiards: Using English to Make a Ball on the Rail

Using English in billiards is a great way to make an object ball enter the pocket when it’s stuck to the rail. Learn how to put English on the cue ball in order to make difficult rail shots with tips from More...

By Pool and Billiards News On Thursday, December 9th, 2010
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APA Dr. Cue Instruction – Dr. Cue Pool Lesson 6: Aiming

www.poolplayers.com – Dr. Cue Pool Lesson 6 Aiming – The first part of “aiming” is to establish the “object ball travel line”. This line is very simple to calculate and is a More...

By Pool and Billiards News On Wednesday, December 8th, 2010
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APA Dr. Cue Instruction – Dr. Cue Pool Lesson 17: High English Practice

www.poolplayers.com – Dr. Cue Pool Lesson 17 High English Practice – The knowledge necessary for playing position to a general area of the table or what some refer to “zone position” can More...

By Pool and Billiards News On Wednesday, December 8th, 2010
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APA Dr. Cue Instruction – Dr. Cue Pool Lesson 28: Cutting Shots to Your Better Side!!

www.poolplayers.com – Dr. Cue Pool Lesson 28 Cutting Shots to Your Better Side – Some players cut object balls better to their right and some players cut object balls better to their left. The exercise More...

By Pool and Billiards News On Tuesday, August 14th, 2007
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Get Down to Stay Down

So far in this column, we have looked at four phases of the shot process: the standing address, the transition, the set-up, and the execution. There is one last step, and it is there that the learning happens. It 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 Sunday, January 1st, 2006
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Cheating the Pocket – Beat People with a Stick

Beat People with a Stick By Tom Simpson Pool, as you know, calls for amazing precision. And as we become better players, we actually like to make it even harder.  We shim the pockets o­n the “player tables,” 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...

By Pool and Billiards News On Sunday, December 25th, 2005
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A Change of Perspective

A Change of Perspective by Tom Simpson  It’s gonna sound corny, but too bad. It’s a serious suggestion. You’ve heard it from everyone from coaches and sports psychologists to Chevy Chase in “Caddyshack.”  “Be More...

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