World 9 Ball Champion Ralf Souquet explains how to jump with his X Breaker Cue. Power is meaningless without precision. Cue ball control and accuracy is the foremost priority. The X-Breaker is engineered to provide Xtreme accuracy in breaking and jumping. This video tutorial shows you just what it can do, this video shows you how to jump a pool ball with help from Ralf Souquet.
Strait pool, or 14.1 continuous, is an older form of pocket billiards. Get expert tips and advice on pool cues and billiards tables in this free video.
Here is the Pool Hall Junkies trick shot. If anyone saw this movie, they were out the next day attempting this pool shot, but nobody could do it. This video tutorial will show you how to do the Pool Hall Junkies rail trick shot with ease. A four-year-old could do it.
Learn another drill to practice your bank shots in pool.
This pool shooting video shows a way to use a cue ball that is frozen against the rail to hit the object ball directly into the opposite corner pocket without scratching. Hit with a high left English with an elevated cue, to deflect the cue ball off the rail just enough to hit the object ball into the corner pocket. Make a kick shot when the cue ball is frozen to a rail.
This video demonstrates how to cheat! It is possible to make a fast, hard shot, following through with the cue stick and simultaneously hitting another ball with the stick pocketing a previously untouchable ball. This is illegal, but it pockets the ball... Cheat at pool with an illegal cue stick follow through.
Your opponent has scratched and left you with the 8 ball in the corner pocket -- your only option is to bank. Here is a situational trick shot you can learn to defeat this problem. Watch this billiards video tutorial to see how to do a one rail 8 ball trick pool shot.
In this video, we learn how to play pool doing the spot drill. You will run balls in rotational order without missing or touching another object balls. First, you will place the cute ball diagonally to the ball and then shoot the ball into the corner pocket diagonal to it. There are several ways to go through this pattern. You can also stand on the opposite side of the table and shoot into the corner pocket from farther away. Make sure the cue ball doesn't get stuck to the rail, which will ma...
Learn how to make this difficult razor sharp cut shot in pool.
In this video, we learn how to play pool with the down the rail drill. First, set up the balls in numerical order along the rail. Begin to run the balls using a drawing combination with right English. Do this each time for all of the balls and be careful not to scratch in the side pocket. You can also do this drill by doing follow and left English. This is a reduced version of different drills, to do the full drill set up all the balls along the entire rail. Run them in numerical order, then ...
English, or putting spin on the ball, is what separates really skilled pool players from the casual bar player. Inside English is the kind of English where the ball bounces off of the wallward-side of the cueball. This video details a drill for improving your inside English, allowing you to play many more pool positions effectively and win more games.
Leah D'Emilio, from Mahalo, becomes a hustler for a day: a pool player, that is! Leah takes a lesson on how to play pool with 3-time national champion Max Eberle. From how to pick the right cue to the various forms of hand bridges, Max takes us through some helpful hints as well as how to pull of a few trick shots. Even learn how to put chalk on your cue tip and rack the pool balls. If you thought you couldn't play billiards, you're wrong, you can.
Here is the set up and description of a 9 ball break that you can use to control the rack. Make the 1 ball in the side pocket while keeping the cue ball near the center of the table. After watching this billiards video tutorial, you'll be able to do the 9 ball control break in a pool game.
Practice this drill as a warmup. The object is to pocket a spot ball without allowing the cue ball to touch the cluster or a rail.
Expand your billiards expertise. Learn how to make a rail dribble follow shot when playing pool. Make a rail dribble follow shot.
80-ball is one of the many great games that you can play of your pocket-pool table, and involves all the layers of strategy of it's more mainstream pool game brethren. This video for 8-ball beginners will give you tips for evaluating and recognizing problems in different kinds of racks, equipping you to make the shots and decisions that will win you games.
Check out this video tutorial on how to use back hand English in your pool game. This is the back hand English or aim and pivot aiming method for side spin compensation in pool or billiards.
Learn how to perform well under pressure and with distraction and improve your effortlessness and fluency in pool.
Practice the fan drill in order to improve your control of the cue ball. The object is to sink the balls in order and leave the cue ball within one ball of the object.
Watch to learn how to play a hanger (a shot that has a high margin of error) and cheat a pocket in pool. This video is meant for beginning pool players.
Once again, David Alciatore is here to show us another great pool shot. Watch and learn how to make a basic jump shot.
Don't ever even think about walking into a pool hall without knowing the basics of the game... You might end up paired up with a pool shark and not even know! In this short video, get an introduction to the fundamentals of pool, sometimes known as pocket billiards.
In this how to video, you will learn how to do a T drill in Pool. This is called a T drill because the balls are arranged in a T shape on the table. The point is to take the cue ball and try to run the balls in numerical order without allowing the balls to touch another. You also must be able to make the shots with each ball. Try moving the cue ball so that it lands far away from the balls. The hardest part is shooting 3, 4, 5, and 6 into the pockets. Try shooting 3 and 4 in the same corner. ...
Basic stroke techniques will aid in anyone's billiard game. Learn about basic billiard strokes with this free pool video series.
Here are some aiming tips when hitting a pool cut shot. This video tutorial will make you the best billiards hustler around, so pay attention. Pool sharks practice, they aren't born that way. Learn how to aim for a cut trick shot in a game of pool.
Stun run through is the ability to put the right spin and speed on the cue ball that allows you to move the cue ball between 3 and 12 inches.
Richard Garcia shows you in this series of video lessons, you’ll learn the basics of the game of pool, including how to choose the best pool cue, using chalk, the proper cue grip and shooting form, how to hit the cue ball and three basic strokes used in the game of pool.
Richard has been an avid pool player for the past 25 years and has played in competitive team and singles events since 1993. He has finished in the top ten percentile in both BCA national and VNEA international tournaments.
Here is one method of banking a pool shot, which is usually called the mirror bank or ghost table trick shot. The first thing you need to do when you walk into the pool hall, or billiards room, is to measure the table. Then, just watch this video tutorial to see how to do the mirror bank pool trick shot, to embarrass your opponent.
This video illustrates an example of using the 30 degree rule and the path the cue ball will take. It shows the anticipated path when the ball is hit with medium speed, and it demonstrates the curve effect when the ball is hit hard. Use the 30 degree rule to determine cue ball direction.
This video demonstrates the usage of several techniques to achieve a seemingly difficult side pocket shot. The rails are used to prevent a scratch. By going over all the different techniques, this video ensures that you will always have a way to sink a pocket shot. Position the cue ball for a side pocket shot.
Most US bargoers think of Pool as the only billiard game of any note. There are zounds of these games though, and many of them are just as fun. This video will teach you the basics of playing one such game called 3 Cushion. It looks really fun, and if you've got your own billiards table why not try it out? You do need a billiards table, no holes in this game.
This video shows tips on how to avoid hitting the near rail when shooting pool in order to put the ball into a corner pocket. Aim away from the rail that near the ball, toward the inner wall of the pocket. However, even if you accidentally hit the near rail, hitting the ball as soft as possible will still allow it to go in. Avoid the near rail on a corner pocket pool shot.
As a beginner in pool, learning basic breaks are key to increasing your skills! One of them is a nine ball break. Understanding this break is the beginning to other tactics! In this video you will get a full tutorial on how to approach a nine ball break properly!
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Ever wonder what happens after you hit the cue ball or after the cue ball hits the object ball? Here are some of the dynamics involved when hitting the cue ball and object ball. This video tutorial breaks it down for all of you billiards beginners. Learn how to use pool and billiards shot dynamics.
For some minutes Alice stood without speaking, looking out in all directions over the country—and a most curious country it was. She found herself on the flat bottom of a shallow, felted basin. 'I declare it's marked out just like a large billiards table!' Alice said at last.
In this video, we learn how to play pool by making a side pocket cut shot. Thin cuts into the side pocket require the cue ball to travel 8 or more feet. The best way to do this is to pocket the 7 into the side pocket, then run the cue ball down to the short rail. After this, do a straight angle on the 8 and hit it into the right hand corner. This shot may look very easy, but controlling the cut ball is very difficult. Practice this skill to develop it and you will be able to do this shot with...
Hello all of you fellow pool shooters. This video tutorial is designed to help you look like a real pool shooter. There are no pool tricks here, but great and informative basic information on playing pool. This will help you become the accomplished billiards man you've always wanted.
New to billiards? Well, that probably means you're new to eight-ball, too. In this video tutorial, you will learn the rules and regulations to the 8-ball game, along with some of the basic frameworks to get you, the player, started playing pool.