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    SALUTE TO FRAN CRIMI

    Thanks so much everyone. I really appreciate your kind words. I especially appreciate the guys as AZ Billiards who gave us this great forum where we can exchange ideas and help each other. I wish more instructors would join in and offer advice, but I know that many people are wary of public...
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    SALUTE TO FRAN CRIMI

    Hey Thanks. That's a great photo book. It was an honor to be chosen to be part of it.
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    I could be really really good, if I followed a pre shot routine 😢

    Do you have any idea how much practice it takes for you to be able to execute to your highest level naturally, without much thought? People forget that just because pro pool players aren't in the high earning league like pro golfers or pro tennis players that they don't have to work as hard...
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    I could be really really good, if I followed a pre shot routine 😢

    Well, first of all, you're acting like you never miss as long as you follow your PSR. We know that's not possible. So what do you blame it on when you follow your PSR and you miss?
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    Hypnosis for pool

    I get the impression the op isn't referring to self-hypnosis or meditation and that they're talking about seeing a hypnotist. That's on a different level. I find hypnosis to be a very interesting topic that I think is worth exploring, however, I'm not qualified to weigh in with an opinion. I...
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    Hypnosis for pool

    For what aspect of pool? Can you be more specific?
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    OB goes to the right on power shots

    Take the focus off of your grip hand and put it on your arm. Providing you're not an elbow dropper in this shot ---- keep your elbow still and snap your arm closed, so that the bottom half hits flush against the top half, just like a scissor. You'll need a low stance for this and your cue will...
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    Just because it's published, it doesn't mean it's right.

    True, but this is AZ Billiards. The owners are in the industry. They're not just publishers who know nothing of the material they publish. This is unusual.
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    Just because it's published, it doesn't mean it's right.

    Not nearly enough, and why I'm being so critical. This is why I became an instructor. I witnessed too many players' games ruined by well-intended people with bad information.
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    Just because it's published, it doesn't mean it's right.

    LOL! I know! Where'd that come from? One minute he's talking about stance and then suddenly there's online casino betting, which by the way, makes me think this person is not from the U.S.. We don't have online betting for pool here, but it does exist in other countries. Not sure if it's in...
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    Just because it's published, it doesn't mean it's right.

    I just went back and read it again and it has to be the all time worst how-to pool article I've ever seen.
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    Just because it's published, it doesn't mean it's right.

    I don't understand how AZ could publish something like that. They know pool.
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    Just because it's published, it doesn't mean it's right.

    I think it's even worse than just fluff. There's some really bad advice there. For example: Imagine a player trying to make his upper arm parallel to his cue. Yikes.
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    Just because it's published, it doesn't mean it's right.

    How many points of bad advice in this article published by AZ can you find? https://www.azbilliards.com/how-to-quickly-improve-your-pool-game/
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    Where do you hit the CB to get the most spin in a draw shot?

    Yes, understood. But also, as you wrote before, it's counterintuitive. This will have to be a conscious decision, and because it counters the normal flow of a player's logic, it may have to stay as a conscious decision.
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