Video: What A Fantastic Break


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Hi!

This video may not be for everyone—but I found it mesmerizing to watch (even though the quality of the video is pretty low).

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Back in the day I used to play a little Pool (also known as Billiards)—enough to realize like any game there is a lot of skill that makes a great player.

Part of the art comes from not just making a shot but leaving the cue ball in position for your next shot.

A Screen Capture From The Video Below: Ronnie O'Sullivan In The Process Of Clearing A Snooker Table
A Screen Capture From The Video Below: Ronnie O'Sullivan In The Process Of Clearing A Snooker Table


An accomplished player can do this very well—and is thinking not only about the next shot but many more in advance—and puts spin (or English) on the cue ball to move it into position.

This requires a great deal of practice and skill.

Image From:  https://www.pooldawg.com/article/pooldawg-library/understanding-the-english-of-a-cue-ball
Image From:  https://www.pooldawg.com/article/pooldawg-library/understanding-the-english-of-a-cue-ball


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If you're like me you've never heard of Ronnie O'Sullivan—but the video below shows him clearing an entire table in a game of Snooker—which is similar to pool.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Snooker

He makes shot after shot, perfectly placing the cue ball for the next.

As I said above—I found it mesmerizing to watch.




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