Scott Rohleder adds more detail, refinement and capability to system sid in this second of a two part series on kicking.
System Sid, a diamond system from 3 cushion billiards, is a great system for a number of one rail kicks. Read here in part one how to use it and when to use it. It’s a great technique that can save a game for you.
Staying down and not moving one’s body is a critically important part of a good stroke. It’s also one of the hardest parts for some people to master. Check out these 12 great tips and see if one or more can help your stroke.
In games like 8 Ball and straight pool, breaking up clusters is a frequent requirement. By learning to control the direction of your cue ball, you’ll be much better prepared to accomplish these cluster breaks. The game Chicago is a fun way to learn this fundamental skill.
I had a conversation today at the pool hall with a friend about my stroke. He’d been watching me practice for a few minutes and then asked me why I didn’t pause before I took my final stroke at the ball. I explained my logic and we talked for a few minutes. Neither of us was taking the position that we were right, we were just talking about the pros and cons of several different approaches, as we understood them.
Employing a rigid preshot routine will help you master the free throw.
According to the study in the Journal of Sports Sciences based on data from the 2006 NBA playoffs, the players using a preshot routine shot free throw better than those who didn’t by a margin of 17%. Can you imagine if this one change could improve your game by such a large margin?