Bank Shot - Magic Spot Advice For A Multi-Rail Bank Shot
Sinking a clever, multi-cushion bank shot is made simple using this aim method. Presented by About.com's good friend, Marcel Elfers of Washington.
Different Pocket Billiards Strokes And Tips
Try these moves. A whole list of power, break and bank techniques, and more.
Pool Stroke Fixers - Easy Corrections For Flawed Billiards Motions
Play these three balls as shown for ultimate feel and technique in our sport.
Learn Pool - Four Different Ways To Stroke The Cue Stick
There are four ways to create a basic stroke in pool--these are not four types of stroke but four ways to produce a basic motion with the shooting arm.
Top 8 Basic Pool Strokes
The myth promulgated by "top" instruction books insists that most all pool strokes are the same. They certainly are not--and some of my favorite variations on the classic pool stroke are herein documented.
Breaking an 8-Ball Rack With Power
Stop action unretouched photography shows the power of a skilled 8-ball open break.
Turn a 9-Ball Rack To Powder!
Crushing a 9-ball rack like the pros is easy when you know how--and here it is outlined for you in stop action photos.
The Right And Wrong Ways To Draw the Cue Ball
The secret to a lovely draw shot lies in not lifting the hand abrubtly, before the stroke begins.
Draw: Level vs. Jab Stroke
Interestingly, there are two basic types of draw strokes that can be learned, and one may fit your pool skills better than the other.
Force Draw Shots
The force draw shot is exciting and wild, yet controlled. The beginner has something to dream for--the ability to place massive spin onto the cue ball.
The Tight Center Stroke
This is a shot any rank beginner can do, if they know how. It is a terrific play to make on work close to the cue ball.
Slip Stroke Technique
The slip stroke is a technique that many players do on an unconscious basis. You may want to experiment to add it to your game.
Reverse Slip Stroke
The reverse slip stroke is a powerful technique to learn. The cue is literally thrown through the hand and then caught again.
The "Body Slip" Stroke
This is another of those out-of-the-box pool techniques that may pleasantly surprise you.
It's fun, it's fast, it's three dimensional--it's the cool pool jump shot. And, even a beginner can master this simple technique.