Lesson Plan #4: Learn the Basics of Controlling the Cue Ball

This lesson plan is the next logical step to take after you have learned the 3 basic shots in pocket billiards. With the knowledge of the 3 basic shots, this lesson plan will go deeper into showing you the concept of controlling the cue ball using the 3 basic shots in pool. Lastly, let me remind you again that it is highly recommended that you do the exercises provided to execute the skill(s) you learn on a consistent basis.

Pre-Requisite:

Student must have completed:
Lesson Plan #1: Learn the fundamentals of Pocket Billiards
Lesson Plan #2: Learn How to Aim and pocket object balls
Lesson Plan #3: Learn the Three Basic Shots in Pool

LESSON 4.1: How to execute a Stun Shot

  • Definition
  • The 90 degree angle
  • Video Demonstration
  • Additional Reading (Optional): The Stop Shot
Start Lesson 4.1

LESSON 4.2: Using Draw for Position

  • Definition
  • Video Demonstration
  • Additional Reading (Optional): The Draw Shot
Start Lesson 4.2

LESSON 4.3: Follow Shot and cue ball direction

  • Definition
  • Video Demonstration
  • Additional Reading (Optional): The Follow Shot
Start Lesson 4.3