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Forum: Main Forum 02-08-2015, 04:22 AM
Replies: 17
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Posted By pleforowicz
Thanks to all of you for your replies. I will...

Thanks to all of you for your replies. I will keep on experimenting how to keep my cue online without any twisting , bearing in mind your suggestions. Best regards.
Forum: Main Forum 02-07-2015, 02:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,553
Posted By pleforowicz
GRIP - thumb pressure

I have a question to you guys, how many of you apply pressure with the thumb when holding the cue and how much apply none? (or just little pressure). I'm now more confused than ever and don't know...
Forum: Ask The Instructor 11-18-2014, 03:19 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,514
Posted By pleforowicz
I always thought that it was quite easy to...

I always thought that it was quite easy to decelerate, as it is said to be caused by the tightening of the grip hand too early which appears to be a common problem. I am a follower of doing max 3...
Forum: Ask The Instructor 11-17-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,514
Posted By pleforowicz
there have been a few threads on the snooker...

there have been a few threads on the snooker forum on whether or not to feather. Some people (including coaches) mentioned that feathering might not work for everybody as it teaches students to stop...
Forum: Ask The Instructor 08-15-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,273
Posted By pleforowicz
I'm not an instructor and I'm mediocre player at...

I'm not an instructor and I'm mediocre player at best but I am an avid reader of the snooker forum (TSF) because I want to learn the game and I am sure it has been mentioned by acclaimed instructors...
Forum: Ask The Instructor 08-15-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,273
Posted By pleforowicz
I have read on snooker forums that the thumb...

I have read on snooker forums that the thumb should apply no pressure at all and which fingers we use to hold the cue is a matter of preference - index fingers, first two fingers, or back fingers etc.
Forum: Ask The Instructor 02-28-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 554
Posted By pleforowicz
Thanks :eek: I've been focusing on a very slow...

Thanks :eek:
I've been focusing on a very slow backswing with the rear pause lately and decided to trying doing this without warm-up strokes. And I'm feeling pretty fine with this but I will...
Forum: Ask The Instructor 02-28-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 554
Posted By pleforowicz
stroke update 2

Hi, a few months passed so i decided to post another link to me shooting some shots from various angles. Again, any comments appreciated.
Best regards.

...
Forum: Snooker 02-12-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 529
Posted By pleforowicz
stance - knees

Could anybody please tell me where the left KNEE should be pointing for right hander? (right leg straight, left leg bent, square stance). Towards the line of the aim or rather inwards? Thanks in...
Forum: Main Forum 10-31-2013, 01:45 PM
Replies: 76
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Views: 8,389
Posted By pleforowicz
Thanks for the explanation of the rear pause. I...

Thanks for the explanation of the rear pause. I think I will stick to it as I also have heard from snooker TSF forum posters that there are many benefits deriving from the rear pause, such as:...
Forum: Main Forum 10-31-2013, 12:49 PM
Replies: 76
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Views: 8,389
Posted By pleforowicz
yes, i know, i was referring to a distinctive...

yes, i know, i was referring to a distinctive pause of which he speaks in the video (one, two, fire)
Forum: Main Forum 10-31-2013, 12:41 PM
Replies: 76
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Posted By pleforowicz
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3BfHCP-mmks ...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3BfHCP-mmks

this guy actually claims that pause is very difficult to implement and warns that one should be careful before trying to take it into the game. I myself...
Forum: Main Forum 10-08-2013, 04:56 PM
Replies: 1,232
Views: 1,278,872
Posted By pleforowicz
yes, great shooting, indeed. Just curious,do...

yes, great shooting, indeed.

Just curious,do you play snooker? If so, what's your highest break and how well can you do at this generally?

Regards.
Forum: Main Forum 09-29-2013, 10:37 AM
Replies: 1,232
Views: 1,278,872
Posted By pleforowicz
i took up the 10 ghost-ball drill test today and...

i took up the 10 ghost-ball drill test today and scored 24 points. Could have been better, could have been worse. There's obviously a lot of variance in this drill.
Forum: Main Forum 09-22-2013, 02:31 AM
Replies: 1,232
Views: 1,278,872
Posted By pleforowicz
iusedtoberich: Has anybody ever told you that you...

iusedtoberich: Has anybody ever told you that you look like Keanu Reeves? :D
Forum: Main Forum 09-18-2013, 01:37 PM
Replies: 1,232
Views: 1,278,872
Posted By pleforowicz
I'm going to work on the 10 ghost ball drill soon...

I'm going to work on the 10 ghost ball drill soon , so i will post my score in a couple of days , and, possibly on the improvement of both exams in a few weeks.

Btw: Have you thought of buying...
Forum: Ask The Instructor 09-16-2013, 03:21 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,052
Posted By pleforowicz
i'm with you guys, i also have to play with...

i'm with you guys, i also have to play with slight amount of left english to catch 'the real center'. Doesn't sound like the good way to achieve consistency :( can head tilt or its placement to...
Forum: Main Forum 09-08-2013, 11:17 AM
Replies: 1,232
Views: 1,278,872
Posted By pleforowicz
my table( 9ft) measurements are: mouth size -...

my table( 9ft) measurements are:
mouth size - 11,7 cm
throat size - 9,2 cm
shelf - 3,8 cm

Judging by the measurements of the participants' tables my throat size may be wrong.

Regards.
Forum: Main Forum 09-06-2013, 02:09 PM
Replies: 1,232
Views: 1,278,872
Posted By pleforowicz
I made the exam II, and my score is 24/54 and...

I made the exam II, and my score is 24/54 and improved slightly in the 'fundamentals' from 39 to 44. So the total score of the exams is 68.
0 points on safeties, jump, bank shots :thumbup: so...
Forum: Main Forum 08-24-2013, 07:15 AM
Replies: 1,232
Views: 1,278,872
Posted By pleforowicz
Hello As promised, i took up the fundamental...

Hello
As promised, i took up the fundamental exam recently and my result is 39/100. Screwed up too much in the first 3 drills and did not want to start from the beginning to assure fairness. About...
Forum: Ask The Instructor 08-16-2013, 04:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,343
Posted By pleforowicz
thank you for your tips. And yes, i've been...

thank you for your tips. And yes, i've been determined since April but that's what the result is when you start playing pool seriously at the age of 26 instead of 16.
Forum: Ask The Instructor 08-15-2013, 07:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,343
Posted By pleforowicz
thank you for the insightful posts and...

thank you for the insightful posts and suggestions. I will keep them in mind. As for 9ball ghost rack, i wanted firstly try to complete the rack, but then decided to just shoot from specific...
Forum: Ask The Instructor 08-14-2013, 11:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,343
Posted By pleforowicz
stroke update

Hello again,

a few weeks have passed, so I decided to make an update on my stroke. Did I make any progress?

Please note I played with a club cue which is way shorter than mine (out of order),...
Forum: Main Forum 07-23-2013, 11:33 AM
Replies: 1,232
Views: 1,278,872
Posted By pleforowicz
Hi, I'm going to do the exam in the near future....

Hi, I'm going to do the exam in the near future. I can't state exactly when it's going to happen but I'm already doing the drills for practice. I think they can only improve my games. Nice job. Best...
Forum: Ask The Instructor 06-12-2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,989
Posted By pleforowicz
apple03: make sure that the coach you start...

apple03: make sure that the coach you start lessons with pays attention to you while shooting and corrects you even in the event that the OB ends in the pocket. The one I have experienced developed...
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