Practice & Improvement

Learn to develop your skills thru practice

There is no substitute for quality practice. The only way to improve is to spend time executing what you have learned in practice. Master the techniques in practice so you can be ready when you need it in actual match play.

Stroke Drills

The idea behind this practice drill is to determine if you have a straight stroke. Read More..

Developing Your Stroke (anonymous)

Some have referred to this exercise as a "concentration drill".
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Let the rails straighten your stroke (anonymous)

This is probably the hardest shot in pool, because this is dead straight in.
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Straight Draw Drill by Arnold Oboza

We now have probably read a lot of topics or drills about draw and that many of us have acquired the knowledge on how to execute this shot properly. Read More...

Contact Throw Aiming Drill

This drill will introduce to what is known as Contact Throw. Read More...

Shotmaking Drill (anonymous)

Line 5 balls up starting at the spot, making them one ball width apart. Read more...

Long Shot Pocketing Drill by Arnold Oboza

This simple drill will help you get familiarized in pocketing this kind of shot whether the object ball is near the cue ball or farther down the middle of the table.
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Bank Shot Game Drill (anonymous)

I have invented a game that helps out a person who has trouble making the bank shots in a game, or for someone who wants to impove. Read More...

Frozen to the rail Drill (anonymous)

This is a drill that I used to over come the fear of frozen balls and the use of english. Read More...

Drill - Center is Best (anonymous)

Start with the cue ball in the center of the table. Shoot any ball you chose and try to get the cue to the exact center of the table again. Read More...

Advanced Position Drill (anonymous)

I hope this will help someone - I know it helped me. This is an advanced level drill intended for the advanced level player. Read More...

Focus 9 Ball by Walter Riley

Maintaining sharp focus at the pool table is one of the hallmarks of the professional or top amateur. Read More...