- Finding the quarter
- CTE: dissecting the pivot
- CTE and FEEL
- CTE PRO ONE blind pockets
- Safe shot with jump cue
- Playing off-handed
- CTE PRO ONE: Footwork
- CTE PRO ONE: Center Cue Ball
- CTE PRO ONE Sweeps
- CTE: Perception is Everything
- CTE PRO ONE: The Nuts and Bolts
- 8-Ball: Side Pocket Balls
- The truth about aiming systems
- Aiming Fundamentals
- 8-ball: cluster break with strong safety
- 8 ball: play smart to win
- 8 ball tip: insurance balls
- Controlling whitey: hit it low!
- Eye Dominance
- Avoiding the scratch
- Offset and Pivot Aiming Systems
- Straight pool is the game’s best teacher
- Shooting over a ball
- Getting Power into the Break Shot
- Position Play Drill
- CTE: Is the pocket necessary?
- The Five Points of Pool
- Finding the Bank Angle
- CTE: The Pivots
- CTE: The banks are money
- The mental game: pre-shot routine
- CTE 49 Ball Run
- CTE Pivot Aiming – A Review
- Pre-shot routine – walking around the table
- Practice Worksheet for CTE Pro/One
- Back-Hand-English with CTE
- Estimating the shot angle
- Tips on Pro/One CTE
- Spot Kicking System – Three-Rail Kicks
- Spot Kicking System – Two-Rail Kicks
- Spot Kicking System – One-Rail Kicks
- Spot Aiming System
Monthly Archives: November 2011
This is a video by Dave Segal running 49 balls using CTE. Dave knows many variations of CTE, and here he uses a 1/2 ball pivot. It’s not the Pro One flavor of CTE but has the same fundamentals.
There has been a lot of interest in an aiming system known as “Center To Edge” or CTE. CTE is a pre-shot routine that involves the use of the line from the center of the cue ball through the outside … Continue reading
There are a lot of things to consider in your pre-shot routine.
Here is a practice worksheet I created for Stan Shuffett’s CTE Pro/One DVD.
When it comes to blending in english (spin) with CTE, Back-Hand-English (BHE) works extremely well. For those who do not know what BHE is, it is moving the back hand (hand gripping the cue) up/down/left/right, to apply spin on the … Continue reading
Here is a simple system I use for estimating the shot angle. Angles are good to know when you need to determine your shot with a fractional aiming system, a pivot aiming system, or any other use you may have. … Continue reading
I’ve been using Stan Shuffett’s Pro/One CTE aiming system for about eight months now. At first it was a bit rough going, as this is quite a change in the way I am used to aiming. I can now say … Continue reading
Now that we have covered two-rail kick shots, let’s move on to three-rail kicks.
Now that we have covered one-rail kick shots, let’s move on to two-rail kicks.
The spot kicking system greatly simplifies lining up kick shots by using reference points outside of the pool table playing surface. Let’s start with a typical example: