Kicks come up a lot. Especially in games where your opponent can play safe. This practice drill will help you get a feel of the table in addition to the amount of english is needed to get around the table.
English opens up a lot of doors by allowing you to setup for a shot using more than one path. This is very important because a lot of the time a path will be blocked by object balls.
Banks don’t always have to be hit center-ball. In fact, you’ll want to add some kind of english to almost all your banks. Whether for position or to make it a two way shot. Practice using english on your banks!
Wide angle cut shots aren’t simple, but a lot of the time position after the cut has to be considered for a run out. Being able to play position off a cut shot using any type of english is important. This is a great drill to help.
Every now and then you should check the power of your english. As you improve your game you’ll notice that it becomes easier to add extra english on the cue-ball. Follow this drill to understand where you are at.
Some of the most basic shots in pool are actually the most important. The basic shots come up the most often, which means any great practice routine will include some basic shot drills.
Cutting a ball down the rail comes up a lot, and there are 3 directions the cue ball will roll after your cut. It can either go up table in the direction of the object ball, cross table, or down table. This drill will teach you how to go up table for position on a ball into the same pocket.