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Forum: Aiming Conversation 07-29-2020, 12:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,156
Posted By Dan White
I think you are over complicating it. I first...

I think you are over complicating it. I first started knocking balls around as a kid in the 70's and never heard anything about how to aim other than putting a ball next to the ob like Willie...
Forum: Aiming Conversation 07-27-2020, 07:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,156
Posted By Dan White
I think this is about at detailed as I've seen...

I think this is about at detailed as I've seen from him:

https://youtu.be/Yym21l9_Z3U?t=702

Old school. Just aim at the spot on the ob farthest from the pocket and practice.
Forum: Aiming Conversation 07-27-2020, 02:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,156
Posted By Dan White
Willie was running racks before he was tall...

Willie was running racks before he was tall enough to see the table bed while standing on the floor. I'm pretty sure his system was "See the ball, pocket the ball."
Forum: Main Forum 07-26-2020, 12:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 831
Posted By Dan White
I just watched that match, Bob. Nicely done! ...

I just watched that match, Bob. Nicely done! Looks like you got in a bit of a groove late in the match.

I observed that Tyler mentioned Stan was putting the finishing touches on his book... in...
Forum: Aiming Conversation 07-21-2020, 07:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,621
Posted By Dan White
BINGO! The fab 4 of CTE Spider, Stan, cookie and...

BINGO! The fab 4 of CTE Spider, Stan, cookie and Low all made their last CTE post on June 7 (OK, cookie posted after that on something non CTE related). There must have been a coordinated effort to...
Forum: Ask The Instructor 07-20-2020, 01:28 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,861
Posted By Dan White
Most people here are pretty respectful of others...

Most people here are pretty respectful of others when they are looking for advice. What happened in this thread is really not typical, especially not typical of the instructor's forum. However,...
Forum: Aiming Conversation 07-20-2020, 01:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,621
Posted By Dan White
Well, yes, you're right but I was thinking about...

Well, yes, you're right but I was thinking about CTE so I missed those. There is one more piece to the puzzle, though.
Forum: Aiming Conversation 07-19-2020, 08:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,621
Posted By Dan White
... and when was cookie's last post in the aiming...

... and when was cookie's last post in the aiming forum?
Forum: Aiming Conversation 07-19-2020, 05:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,621
Posted By Dan White
This thread is a kind of quiz for those active in...

This thread is a kind of quiz for those active in the aiming forum. It was posted in the aiming forum, which practically nobody reads. You are welcome to investigate and figure out specifically...
Forum: Main Forum 07-18-2020, 05:54 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,149
Posted By Dan White
That's why I was trying to understand what they...

That's why I was trying to understand what they were talking about. Rings as in different colored linen wrap or actual rings of some kind over the wrap? I've never seen or heard about either on a...
Forum: Main Forum 07-17-2020, 08:32 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,149
Posted By Dan White
Are we still talking about Mosconi and his son on...

Are we still talking about Mosconi and his son on this one?
Forum: Ask The Instructor 07-15-2020, 06:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 787
Posted By Dan White
Sad to hear. I still have a VHS tape of a lesson...

Sad to hear. I still have a VHS tape of a lesson I took with him years ago.
Forum: Aiming Conversation 07-15-2020, 01:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,621
Posted By Dan White
I'm impressed. Clearly, Prince is aiming with a...

I'm impressed. Clearly, Prince is aiming with a visual offset and the cue is pivoting.
Forum: Aiming Conversation 07-15-2020, 06:43 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,621
Posted By Dan White
Or maybe the Hale Bopp comet came by again?

Or maybe the Hale Bopp comet came by again?
Forum: Aiming Conversation 07-14-2020, 01:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,621
Posted By Dan White
June 7, 2020

A day to be heralded by all in the aiming forum. I'll leave it up to others to think about the significance of that day.
Forum: Ask The Instructor 07-14-2020, 01:13 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,861
Posted By Dan White
This applies perfectly to the aiming forum. You...

This applies perfectly to the aiming forum. You could easily dissolve that forum if the false claims stopped, which they have for the last month or so.
Forum: Ask The Instructor 07-12-2020, 01:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 787
Posted By Dan White
Randy - I noticed that you were friends with...

Randy - I noticed that you were friends with Richard Rhorer. I knew him back in the late 90's in Houston. He had a fantastic set up in his home. Is he still around?
Forum: Ask The Instructor 07-12-2020, 01:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 787
Posted By Dan White
Thanks, Bob. I read through that website. ...

Thanks, Bob. I read through that website. Interesting. IMO, if you are going to be a Master of anything you need to be able to perform in the sport at a high level be it tennis, golf, or pool. ...
Forum: Ask The Instructor 07-12-2020, 04:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 787
Posted By Dan White
Instructor Certification?

I wanted to post this because of Fran saying that she put in the blood, sweat and tears to get to where she is. That rang true to me because I know there are certain things in my game that nobody...
Forum: Ask The Instructor 07-12-2020, 03:50 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,861
Posted By Dan White
This is an excellent post. I think it is fair to...

This is an excellent post. I think it is fair to say that there is a definable goal when executing a pool shot. You need to be able to deliver the cue tip to the intended spot on the cb with a cue...
Forum: Main Forum 07-06-2020, 10:14 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,325
Posted By Dan White
Hi Bob. I didn't follow all the links so maybe I...

Hi Bob. I didn't follow all the links so maybe I missed it. I'll look more thoroughly tomorrow. I just don't recall that "grip firmness" was a measured variable and if it wasn't then I'm not...
Forum: Main Forum 07-06-2020, 08:17 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,325
Posted By Dan White
Some are saying definitively that grip tightness...

Some are saying definitively that grip tightness cannot have an impact on momentum imparted to the cue ball during contact because of the short contact time and the fleshy skin. It makes sense, but...
Forum: Main Forum 07-04-2020, 04:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 835
Posted By Dan White
I had monkeys in pool rooms replacing the tips on...

I had monkeys in pool rooms replacing the tips on my Balabushka until I got smart and asked a cue maker to do it instead. He leaves a tiny layer of the old tip on so there no damage or sanding of...
Forum: Main Forum 07-04-2020, 09:22 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,325
Posted By Dan White
How do you know he is using a tight grip? You...

How do you know he is using a tight grip? You can't usually tell by looking.
Forum: Main Forum 07-03-2020, 06:58 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,325
Posted By Dan White
Unnecessarilly complicated for the average bear,...

Unnecessarilly complicated for the average bear, IMO. It's like saying pushing the brake pedal with your foot doesn't slow the car but it does lead to a series of mechanical and hydraulic actions...
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