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Ghost Ball Usage - Sectional Pool Aim and The Ghost Ball

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Billiards Ball - Pool & The Billiards Ball
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Make the right billiards ball motions and they all sink in the pocket!

Photo (c) Matt Sherman 2009, licensed to About.com, Inc.
Here's a nifty trick for sending a billiards ball to meet another at the optimum contact point.

 

Pool aim is taken backwards from the object ball through the cue ball.

The beginner’s typical method for aim is illustrated in the diagram, aiming through the cue ball’s center to imagine this future billiards ball on the "shot line" as a “ghost ball”.

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