The Pool Gems Tips Tricks and Secrets
1.It is important to know various useful CBcontrol reference lines when planning position.
2.It is much easier to control CB travel distance with naturalrolling follow shots (see follow shot accuracy).
3.Always try to leave an angle and come into the line of a shot.
4.When you leave yourself straight in, there are still options for position control (see NV B.30).
5.Pocket cheating can help create an angle.
6.Rail cut shots offer many position control options.
.Coming off a cushion can increase your margin for error when targeting a position close to a rail.
7.The 45 degree rule, that predicts a ball rolling into an end cushion at close to a 45 degree angle heads close to the center of the table, if very useful for position play.
8.Practice positioning the CB to the center of the table. This comes in handy in many game situations.