Category Archives: Instruction

right-handers danger zone

This is a post I made at azb, I’ll link it here. https://forums.azbilliards.com/showthread.php?p=4191899

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Finding the quarter

Many pool playing systems, namely aiming systems, use different segments of a ball for alignments such as edges, centers and quarters. The edges are pretty easy to obtain, as is the center. The quarters however, are not quite as obvious. … Continue reading

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CTE: dissecting the pivot

It has been a while since I made a post. Two young kids, busy work, life happens. I’ll try to do better 🙂 Meanwhile, Stan Shuffett continues to refine and discover new things about CTE, and I’m pretty excited to … Continue reading

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Safe shot with jump cue

When shooting a very short safety shot, it can be helpful to use your jump cue for the shot.

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CTE PRO ONE: Center Cue Ball

For the purpose of this article, we are going to address the manual pivoting method of CTE PRO ONE. Think about this for a moment. When you address a shot in pool, there are a lot of things in play. … Continue reading

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CTE: Perception is Everything

For the purpose of this article, when we say CTE we are referring to CTE PRO ONE. Center-To-Edge aiming, probably the most controversial thing to hit pool in our lifetime. We can demonstrate it, we can teach it, but we … Continue reading

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CTE PRO ONE: The Nuts and Bolts

I’ve been working with Center-To-Edge aiming for almost 2 years now. Looking back on the journey, I will say that it does not come without effort. Along the way I have made my notes and I’d like to reflect what … Continue reading

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8-Ball: Side Pocket Balls

I’m sure you’ve heard the importance of getting the cue ball to center table before. This makes sense: you have the most options from this position. The same can be applied to balls near the center table, and I’d like … Continue reading

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The truth about aiming systems

Aiming systems, regardless of which one you use, are about creating a consistent repeatable pre-shot routine. You have to back up any aiming system with solid fundamentals, that is a given. The greatest of players (those that have already HAMB … Continue reading

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Aiming Fundamentals

I’ll call this fundamentals as opposed to an aiming “system”, as it is more about what to do after finding the aim line.

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