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Step-by-Step: How To Aim Any Bank Shot Or Kick Shot "On The Square"

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Solving An Ongoing Problem Shot
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Take your “cue” from me and Marcel on this bank shot and ones unlike it, too

Illustration courtesy of Marcel Elfers
Ah, the troublesome bank shot and the more troublesome kick shot.

With gratitude to Marcel Elfers of Washington, here is a study in aiming a bank shot or a challenging kick shot in mere moments.

Looking at a simple bank shot from corner to side pocket, we know intuitively to hit the table in the middle of the two balls at the second diamond between the corner and side pockets. Why do we come to that correct aim point that so quickly for a basic (obvious) bank shot play?

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