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Top 10 POOL SHOTS Amateurs Play Wrong … and How to Play Them Right

Written By DrDaveBilliards on Friday, Nov 16, 2018 | 01:53 PM

Dr. Dave demonstrates shots amateurs (non pros) play wrong along with how to play them right. If you want to improve your game, it is important to understand and master the following principles and shots included in this video: - Intro [0:00] 1.) Don’t Scratch [0:15] 2.) Make Pockets Play Bigger [3:01] 3.) Use the Rails as Brakes [4:32] 4.) Master the Table Center [5:44] 5.) Control Rail Cut Shots [7:36] 6.) Avoid Banks Unless Very Easy [8:45] 7.) Elevate Smartly [9:14] 8.) Break Out Smartly [10:10] 9.) Don’t Dribble the Rail [10:38] 10.) Detect and Avoid Double Hits [11:50] This video is part of Dr. Dave's Top 10 video series: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLH9d4KFY28XtrkjqZMKZc3uB4Y5sWCjW6 If you are a "novice" or "beginner" player who might not know pool terminology and the basics of the game, you might want to instead start with the videos and info here: https://billiards.colostate.edu/tutorial/intro/ and here: https://billiards.colostate.edu/tutorial/fundamentals/ And if you want to look up definitions for any standard pool/billiard terms or phrases (including gambling-related stuff), go here: https://billiards.colostate.edu/glossary/ For more information and demonstrations dealing with specific topics in this video, see the following resources: - 90º rule: https://billiards.colostate.edu/faq/stun/90-degree-rule/ - 30º rule: https://billiards.colostate.edu/faq/30-90-rules/30-degree-rule/ - 3-times-the-angle (trisect) system: https://billiards.colostate.edu/faq/draw/trisect/ - CB tweener shots: https://billiards.colostate.edu/faq/cue-ball-control/tweener/ - throw tutorial: https://billiards.colostate.edu/tutorial/throw/ - 45º rule: https://billiards.colostate.edu/faq/cue-ball-control/45-degree-rule/ - rail cut shot CB control: https://billiards.colostate.edu/faq/rail-cut/ - drag shot with spin intensification: https://billiards.colostate.edu/faq/sidespin/drag/ - double hit detection and avoidance: https://billiards.colostate.edu/FAQ/foul/double-hit/ - online glossary of pool and billiards terms and phrases: https://billiards.colostate.edu/glossary/ Subscribe to Dr. Dave's YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/DrDaveBilliards?sub_confirmation=1 Follow Dr. Dave on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DrDaveBilliards Show your Support (click on the donation button at the bottom of this page): https://billiards.colostate.edu/ Purchase Dr. Dave's Instructional Videos and Merchandise: https://DrDaveBilliards.com/stream/ (stream or download) https://DrDaveBilliards.com/ (physical DVDs) https://DrDaveBilliards.com/products/info-advice/ (product info and purchasing advice) https://drdavebilliardtshirts.com/ (T-shirts, polos, mugs, posters) Find Answers to Any Pool Questions: https://billiards.colostate.edu/faq/ Look Up Definitions for Pool Terms and Phrases: https://billiards.colostate.edu/glossary/ Get Your Pool Diploma: https://billiarduniversity.org/ Attend a 3-Day Pool Boot Camp or Take a Private Lesson: https://billiarduniversity.org/instruction/school/ https://drdavebilliards.com/instruction/pool-school/ Learn More About Dr. Dave: https://billiards.colostate.edu/dr-dave Good Luck With Your Game!!!


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