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The 45 Degree Stance


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The classic stance has a classic purpose
The 45 Degree Stance

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Photo (c) Matt Sherman
With some exceptions, most players would do well with a stance angled at 45 degrees to the shot at hand.

First, consider the other extremes of square to the table or standing turned sharply to one side. As in this photo, the beginner tends to look over the shot at hand and then...

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