Snooker Tips

Not Helpful 0 Helpful 3. Enjoy the interview and please do leave some comments below. Not Helpful 6 Helpful 8. For the rest of us, however, we don't always get a clear and accurate answer unless we fully understand how to self-diagnose our misses. Press question mark to see available shortcut keys

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Missing shouldn't be seen as a bad thing, but instead as a learning experience that provides you the necessary feedback to improve. Getting Upset I see players that miss shots and then are upset with themselves. It's natural, in a match or in practice to get upset initially, but you should move on quickly from that mistake.

It can't be changed. The consequences of that action are already playing themselves out. Once the cue ball is struck, what happens after How to deal with new cloth on the snooker table A reader asked me the question: What would I notice as different if I were to play on a good Simonis cloth?

They are putting a Simonis cloth on the snooker table where I play this week. I live in Michigan. It is very difficult to even find a Billiard Parlor with a snooker table. Thank you, Bob Q Bob, thanks for getting in touch! Here is my response: Generally, pool rooms will try to find a balance between durability and playability.

Simonis isn't the recommended cloth to use on a snooker table - pros play on the Strachan How to deal with new cloth on the snooker table. I'm getting read to spend some time writing a bunch more articles over the next few months. I really have enjoyed your comments and feedback and I'm getting excited about doing some great articles this year to provide more information and education on the game we all love! I don't spend enough time writing because I try to spend every spare moment on the snooker table: Can you blame me?

I have combed through the comments and here are some indications for topics that I need to pursue further: Commentor Thiagan asked me about the shape How to Win in Snooker Everyone has their own theories on how snooker should be played. I'm of the opinion that scoring heavily truly is the recipe for success. Break building is something every snooker player should aspire to work on. By scoring heavily you ensure success for several reasons: Your opponent has no chance of scoring Your opponent can't snooker you or play safe You increase your confidence There is one aspect of consistent break building that is often missed by aspiring players: If you are a consistent and heavy scorer, that skill helps you to win See this video below of Saeed who got in touch with me and asked me for help.

Notice the position of his feet, the movement of his body and shoulders to the right as he measures and cues. Please watch the video and leave comments! How to stop missing certain angles in snooker There will always be some shots in snooker that you will consistently miss. I have put a lot of thought into why I miss shots over many years of playing. Often, when I leave the table after a missed shot, I try to recreate the shot in my head to see if there was something I missed.

I often ask myself questions like: Was I standing in the right place? Did I rush the shot? Did I cue poorly? Did I not concentrate? Was I on a big break and got nervous? Was I distracted by something How to stop missing certain angles in snooker. The current state of Snooker cues from China Snooker is quickly becoming an international game. For the longest time, it was a game dominated by players from the British Isles - England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales - but it's not that way anymore.

It's even gaining a bit of momentum in Canada as well. Why has snooker become more popular internationally? Well, in part, technology and televised sport has played an important role. Players from all over the world can now go online to watch their country men and women play Being stuck in a rut of not stepping back and analyzing the current situation thoroughly. In Part 1, I introduced some of the mental "mechanics" that you should think about like shot execution for yourself, vs for a pro and mentioned that practice was the Is it your Snooker cue?

Notify me of followup comments via e-mail. You can also subscribe without commenting. Dear Mayur, This was a very interesting video explaining how to build a higher break. I have not yet seen anyone explain this method. My highest break is 44 and I have been trying for years to better this number but I seem to be getting lower that 44 breaks. But I will definitely start practicing what I have learned from your video. Keep up the good work. Thanks so much Steadwick. I have since improved my game.

Would you like to see additional videos like this one? What area specifically would you like to me to focus on? Hi, Like your video with commentary very much. Thank you for the analysis of the thoughts and cue actions. Yes you sir are trying to answer the question: