Your Stance
The stance is how you stand at the pool table. To determine it what hand do you use? If it is your left hand. Then the left leg should be closest to the table, or vise versa for right hand. Step into your shot with your bridge side leg heading towards the object ball into the pocket and the other leg in back. Now move your feet a hips width apart and bend your knees slightly. You should have one foot in front of the other and by keeping your legs, a hips width apart you will not wobble back and forth. This is just as important as a good steady bridge, for if your posture moves then your stick will move and you will not be able to hit the cue ball where you want to hit it. Now you will not be able to do this on all shots because you might have to reach for certain shots, but remember if your body sways then get up and re-adjust your position until you feel comfortable without swaying
Pool Aiming Techniques

This is the most common, and usually easiest to comprehend, method of aim training in pool. To employ the ghost ball method, simply visualize a line through the middle of the object ball to the pocket center. Then put an imaginary (ghost) cue ball at the spot where the actual cue ball must arrive behind the object ball in order to pocket it. It won't be long before you will automatically line up correctly without having to consciously visualize the ghost ball. Your memory takes over, knowing that the cue ball must arrive in that exact spot.

Speed control

Once you've mastered the basics, everything, and I mean everything, in pool comes down to speed control. Pool has often been referred to as a game of inches, and for good reason. Speed-control and a well-played safety can guarantee you ball in hand on your next shot, but bad speed-control can force you to give up the table to your opponent to run the table instead.

Cue Ball Control

What you may not have noticed are the countless number of options you have, on each and every shot, to make the cue ball head in a direction that will give you the fundamentals of cue-ball-control consist of speed control, mastering center ball, and the use of follow, draw, and English. The combinations of all these elements, and how each of these affects speed control, themselves, are endless an easier attempt on your next shot.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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