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Forum: Main Forum 11-06-2019, 02:27 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 6,419
Posted By stockbob55
Re:

Mmmm???

Dr Dave has done a great deal of work and research into cue sports. He makes much of his content freely available on his website and on his YouTube channel to assist players of all levels....
Forum: Aiming Conversation 10-26-2019, 03:17 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 6,693
Posted By stockbob55
Break from life

Just in case we forget what this thread is about.

He has some really good information on his channel which can be used for pool or snooker, I have watched a lot of his material.:smile:
Forum: Aiming Conversation 10-10-2019, 05:29 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,772
Posted By stockbob55
With manual pivoting you are not on the shotline...

With manual pivoting you are not on the shotline until after the half tip pivot.
When I was first learning cte this video helped me the most.:)
https://youtu.be/2KwI_62Npos
Forum: Aiming Conversation 09-22-2019, 05:44 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 7,476
Posted By stockbob55
He played very well and won against world class...

He played very well and won against world class opponents. He has improved massively over the past 18 months and looks likely to make the Mosconi Cup again this year.

Respect is deserved and...
Forum: Aiming Conversation 09-21-2019, 04:44 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,898
Posted By stockbob55
Re

Thank you for your positive comment on the OPs post.
The members of this forum need to encourage the exchange of positive results with any aiming system.
Forum: Ask The Instructor 09-16-2019, 12:02 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 13,409
Posted By stockbob55
re stroke

Thanks for the input Fran.
So Isolate the cause of the problem 1st.
He seems to change something in his grip on the final back swing,
but its not obvious, maybe tightening up or twisting in...
Forum: Ask The Instructor 09-16-2019, 11:50 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 13,409
Posted By stockbob55
Thanks for the reply PJ That was a lot of...

Thanks for the reply PJ
That was a lot of things to change all at the same time.
Were you pleased with the results?
Forum: Ask The Instructor 09-15-2019, 07:50 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 13,409
Posted By stockbob55
If a player starts off with a good alignment...

If a player starts off with a good alignment during his address and practice strokes
but as he pulls the cue back on the final back swing the cue move off line about a
quarter tip to the left....
Forum: Aiming Conversation 09-11-2019, 05:24 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 7,476
Posted By stockbob55
This is not directed at you personally. Why...

This is not directed at you personally.
Why must there always be a choice between one method or another.
When I learned to play snooker everyone said that parallel was the only way to go.
Normal...
Forum: Aiming Conversation 09-11-2019, 02:18 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 7,476
Posted By stockbob55
Re:

If you are using BHE, FHE or a combination of both you need to be on the shot line before making an adjustment for english/side spin.
So what I did whilst learning cte was to do a 1/2 tip pivot to...
Forum: Aiming Conversation 09-08-2019, 01:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,527
Posted By stockbob55
re

With cte a 1/2 tip pivot take you to the shot line. Chris uses a full tip, similar for sure but different.
Forum: Main Forum 08-31-2019, 12:48 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,957
Posted By stockbob55
Yes you could be correct but a lot of people have...

Yes you could be correct but a lot of people have a hair up their ass about this kid.
Forum: Main Forum 08-31-2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,957
Posted By stockbob55
Joshua Filler !!!

In order for Joshua to be a great player, which he most certainly is, it is necessary for him to believe in himself 100% and to play and behave accordingly.

I have only seen him play and be...
Forum: Main Forum 08-29-2019, 06:25 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,619
Posted By stockbob55
Re: USA LD shafts

I kind of hate to mention the "M" word but I believe that Meucci is made in the USA.

I play with an old pre dot Meucci shaft which is lower deflection than most shafts made back then but not...
Forum: Aiming Conversation 08-21-2019, 10:31 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,271
Posted By stockbob55
An outside pivot makes for a fuller contact....

An outside pivot makes for a fuller contact. Inside makes it thinner.
Forum: Aiming Conversation 08-03-2019, 02:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,000
Posted By stockbob55
Some very good snooker players aim at the base of...

Some very good snooker players aim at the base of the cue ball on all shots.
Where the cue ball "appears" to touch the table is the vertical center.
It makes aiming easier for some players, my...
Forum: Aiming Conversation 06-08-2019, 01:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 928
Posted By stockbob55
There are cue ball and object ball edges and...

There are cue ball and object ball edges and centers.
Between those objective points there are subjective quarters and eights.
They are there you just need to look :)
Forum: Aiming Conversation 04-15-2019, 02:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,097
Posted By stockbob55
That's relevant, nearly pissed myself...

That's relevant, nearly pissed myself laughing....NOT!
Forum: Ask The Instructor 04-11-2019, 10:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,645
Posted By stockbob55
Thanks for the reply Bob. Don't be puzzled, I...

Thanks for the reply Bob.
Don't be puzzled, I know that instructors believe that their coaching is helping students to improve and most good coaches are doing just that.

I was trying to get a...
Forum: Ask The Instructor 04-09-2019, 04:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,645
Posted By stockbob55
Improvement....can we improve with coaching, hard work and discipline?

I ask this question after watching several live stream episodes of James Aranas practicing at Roy's basement.
Drill after drill for hours and hours with a coach.

He is still looking for...
Forum: Aiming Conversation 04-09-2019, 03:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,097
Posted By stockbob55
I didn't say that there were any "problems" with...

I didn't say that there were any "problems" with CTE.

I use CTE and I for one don't have any issues.

The OP however is having a genuine problem with "his application" of CTE.

Unfortunately I...
Forum: Aiming Conversation 04-08-2019, 10:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,097
Posted By stockbob55
I agree but he's not talkin about the difficulty...

I agree but he's not talkin about the difficulty of shooting at that distance he's talking about a specific problem with CTE :)
Forum: Aiming Conversation 03-24-2019, 02:50 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,854
Posted By stockbob55
Damn it, I thought that 10 minutes making love to...

Damn it, I thought that 10 minutes making love to a woman was champion speed :)
Forum: Aiming Conversation 03-24-2019, 08:59 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 8,773
Posted By stockbob55
Agree with you especially the first video for...

Agree with you especially the first video for bridge placement. Hard to get a handle on CTE without that being explained.
Forum: Aiming Conversation 02-09-2019, 01:26 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,171
Posted By stockbob55
Re:

Even without a coach it is possible to copy the good technique and fundamentals of top players from video and books. With no feedback it's not the easiest way, but it can be done.
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