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Forum: Aiming Conversation 02-16-2020, 05:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,324
Posted By One Pocket John
Like Bill says here. It's a feel thing. The...

Like Bill says here. It's a feel thing.

The way I handle it mentally is, after getting down on the shot, I feel like I'm PUSHING the cue ball OFF of the OB. I feel this in my warm up strokes and...
Forum: Aiming Conversation 02-09-2020, 10:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 978
Posted By One Pocket John
A Post from the Main Forum

I don't know how many here in the Aiming Forum read the Main Forum so I thought I would paste it here.

Some really good instruction by Mark Wilson. Enjoy. :)
...
Forum: Ask The Instructor 02-09-2020, 04:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,021
Posted By One Pocket John
I can tell you what Mark Wilson teaches in his...

I can tell you what Mark Wilson teaches in his clinic. Goes like this,

At the final pause at the cue ball as you bring the cue back say to yourself "ladies", as the cue stops on the back swing say...
Forum: Main Forum 02-08-2020, 03:44 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,147
Posted By One Pocket John
Watched all three parts yesterday and all I can...

Watched all three parts yesterday and all I can say is WOW!

I have Marks book "Play Great Pool" number 1 of 1000 and enjoyed reading it.
However I fall into the group of being a visual learner....
Forum: Ask The Instructor 02-05-2020, 11:14 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,856
Posted By One Pocket John
Hey Fran. He may be talking about the bodies...

Hey Fran.

He may be talking about the bodies center of gravity.

https://sciencing.com/three-principles-gravity-affect-body-8452207.html

John :)
Forum: Main Forum 02-04-2020, 03:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 559
Posted By One Pocket John
Here ya go. Replaced my tube type lights...

Here ya go.

Replaced my tube type lights with two of these. They are very bright.

https://www.runnings.com/shop-light-led-4500-lumen-4ft-link-5583991.html?v=2019.09.03

John :)
Forum: Main Forum 01-26-2020, 02:45 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 11,003
Posted By One Pocket John
Welcome back Imac007. Enjoy your posts. ...

Welcome back Imac007.
Enjoy your posts.

Years ago Earl Strickland began playing with an extension on the butt of his cue. Everyone just shook their heads at this idea.

Fast forward to about...
Forum: Main Forum 01-23-2020, 04:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,128
Posted By One Pocket John
Jerry Terbrock Custom Cues - St. Louis, MO. ...

Jerry Terbrock Custom Cues - St. Louis, MO.

Full Splice cues hit like a one piece cue.

John :)
Forum: Aiming Conversation 01-19-2020, 02:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,790
Posted By One Pocket John
Good. The follow-thru of the cue thru the...

Good.

The follow-thru of the cue thru the cue ball is not forced. What I mean by that is you do not physically try to push the cue to and thru the cue ball. It is the momentum of the cue weight...
Forum: Aiming Conversation 01-18-2020, 01:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,790
Posted By One Pocket John
Your stroke looks like your trying to PUSH the...

Your stroke looks like your trying to PUSH the cue forward. This introduces unwanted tension in your grip and forearm.
Learn to let the weight behind your grip hand do all the work. All you have to...
Forum: Main Forum 01-13-2020, 01:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 651
Posted By One Pocket John
Drug Testing at the Mosconi Cup

A friend of mine asked this question today.

I said "I have no idea, but I'll find out."

So, is there drug testing of the players at the Mosconi Cup?

Thanks

John
Forum: Main Forum 01-13-2020, 04:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,093
Posted By One Pocket John
What a coincidence. I'm 6-2 and have a wing...

What a coincidence.
I'm 6-2 and have a wing span of 6-2.

I too have the same cue length as you describe above.
8" butt extension (home made - slip on) and balance rite mid extension.

With...
Forum: Main Forum 12-29-2019, 03:37 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,937
Posted By One Pocket John
Jerry Terbrock. Terbrock Cues - St. Louis,...

Jerry Terbrock.

Terbrock Cues - St. Louis, MO.

John
Forum: Ask The Instructor 12-09-2019, 02:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,984
Posted By One Pocket John
This video may help with your sighting and...

This video may help with your sighting and alignment issues.

https://youtu.be/ZKoMZrg1MAg?t=1

John :)
Forum: Ask The Instructor 12-09-2019, 04:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,112
Posted By One Pocket John
Going on 10 years of reading your posts. This is...

Going on 10 years of reading your posts. This is great advise.

Thanks and Happy Holidays Fran. :)

John
Forum: Main Forum 12-08-2019, 04:20 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,967
Posted By One Pocket John
Good exercise to strengthen your mechanics,...

Good exercise to strengthen your mechanics, vision center and stroke. Shoot the shots as shown, then on the next 15 balls move them 2 diamonds closer to the pockets.

A more challenging drill is to...
Forum: Ask The Instructor 12-01-2019, 06:22 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,928
Posted By One Pocket John
Posted by Gray Ghost above: When you have...

Posted by Gray Ghost above:

When you have super soft shots.....start with the hand at the finish spot, place the tip a frogs hair away from the CB and pull back small and finish as per normal....
Forum: Ask The Instructor 11-29-2019, 05:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,029
Posted By One Pocket John
Here ya go. ...

Here ya go.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9-Sr6CqYWio

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VmLxrwE8XW0

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4lPQjHPJAcU

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5VByN9uKwCo
Forum: Ask The Instructor 11-24-2019, 10:12 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,859
Posted By One Pocket John
Hey Skip. You'll also want to get Tor's latest...

Hey Skip.
You'll also want to get Tor's latest book.
Mental System for Pool Players.
It covers the same exact approach as shown in the video and more.
Have a great thanksgiving day.

John...
Forum: Ask The Instructor 11-24-2019, 04:27 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,859
Posted By One Pocket John
This may help Skip. ...

This may help Skip.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JDFbj1SeBgw&list=FLbC2m0ii4jWdG_q5rs23yFA&index=2&t=0s

John :)
Forum: Aiming Conversation 11-18-2019, 04:30 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 6,416
Posted By One Pocket John
Do you have Tor Lowry's latest book. Mental...

Do you have Tor Lowry's latest book.

Mental System for Pool Players. Excellent read.

John
Forum: Main Forum 11-11-2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,351
Posted By One Pocket John
For those that have the DVD, now Tor has the...

For those that have the DVD, now Tor has the finished the book, The Mental System for pool players.

For those that don't have the DVD, you can order the DVD and book as a package.

The Ebook is...
Forum: Aiming Conversation 11-10-2019, 12:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,914
Posted By One Pocket John
No. I'm John C from St. Louis, MO.

No. I'm John C from St. Louis, MO.
Forum: Aiming Conversation 11-10-2019, 11:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,914
Posted By One Pocket John
Joey. I play with a 70" cue. My arm is slightly...

Joey.
I play with a 70" cue. My arm is slightly forward of perpendicular. I hold the cue with my thumb and index finger. My other 3 fingers never leave the cue they are gently resting on the cue to...
Forum: Aiming Conversation 11-10-2019, 11:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,914
Posted By One Pocket John
Here ya go Pete. 1. Finished extension 2. 3"...

Here ya go Pete.
1. Finished extension
2. 3" copper pipe filled with 457 cal lead balls. Weighs 3 oz. I experimented with the weight and found 3 oz. right for me.
3. Weight inserted into rubber...
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