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Forum: Main Forum Today, 11:28 AM
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Posted By BC21
Yep....this is what the research shows to be most...

Yep....this is what the research shows to be most effective for most people -- short yet very focused quality practice sessions, 2 or 3 times daily.

But most pool players don't believe it, so...
Forum: Main Forum Today, 09:47 AM
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Views: 858
Posted By BC21
Excellent post. I agree with all of this.

Excellent post. I agree with all of this.
Forum: Main Forum Today, 08:51 AM
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Posted By BC21
This is so funny!! I love it.:thumbup:

This is so funny!! I love it.:thumbup:
Forum: Aiming Conversation Today, 08:18 AM
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Views: 314
Posted By BC21
And then you have those occassional behind the...

And then you have those occassional behind the back shots, or mechanical bridge shots, or sitting on the edge of the table, or propping your knee up on the table, etc.... During these positions the...
Forum: Aiming Conversation Today, 06:58 AM
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Views: 314
Posted By BC21
I really like that Coach's Eye app. You've made...

I really like that Coach's Eye app. You've made some good videos with it, videos that clearly show what is actually happening vs what appears or is assumed to be happening.

And I also agree that...
Forum: Aiming Conversation Yesterday, 08:00 PM
Replies: 560
Views: 19,725
Posted By BC21
We're good. I don't feel like I was attacked. I...

We're good. I don't feel like I was attacked. I mean, I'm used to the smartass replies. :wink: And you know me, I'd let you know if it was too much. I'm pretty straightforward when it comes to...
Forum: Aiming Conversation Yesterday, 07:51 PM
Replies: 560
Views: 19,725
Posted By BC21
Floaters are easy to miss. We're quick to blame...

Floaters are easy to miss. We're quick to blame table roll off, but I think it's more about muscle control.

Building your stance around your grip makes sense to me if you know the path the cb...
Forum: Aiming Conversation Yesterday, 12:03 PM
Replies: 560
Views: 19,725
Posted By BC21
Very true spiderman, very true. But honestly,...

Very true spiderman, very true. But honestly, think of you and Allen Hopkins playing. How often did you ever have to ask him why or how he played a certain shot like did?

What I'm getting at...
Forum: Aiming Conversation Yesterday, 10:47 AM
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Views: 19,725
Posted By BC21
Oh hell yes I wish I knew then what I know now! ...

Oh hell yes I wish I knew then what I know now! There is really no excuse for younger people today, like 10 to 15 years old, to learn how to do almost anything they can imagine simply through...
Forum: Aiming Conversation Yesterday, 08:40 AM
Replies: 560
Views: 19,725
Posted By BC21
I agree. See... we do agree on some things. ...

I agree. See... we do agree on some things.

Stan is also a musician, which typically means a creative type of person. In my experience, the musician-creative association doesn't work with...
Forum: Aiming Conversation Yesterday, 08:39 AM
Replies: 560
Views: 19,725
Posted By BC21
You said it here....I put it in bold.... ...

You said it here....I put it in bold....




I can agree that beginners don't have the eye or knowledge to diagnose real problems, but I'd say the majority of experienced ameteur players do. ...
Forum: Aiming Conversation Yesterday, 08:15 AM
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Views: 19,725
Posted By BC21
I'd say Hal Houle was one. Or at least it seems...

I'd say Hal Houle was one. Or at least it seems like he was someone who went beyond the norm to find other ways of doing things, rather than just sitting back and sticking to or accepting the...
Forum: Aiming Conversation Yesterday, 07:13 AM
Replies: 560
Views: 19,725
Posted By BC21
I would rather be stranded with a...

I would rather be stranded with a Jack-of-all-trades than with a master of one trade, unless that person just happens to be a master of whatever it takes to rescue us. Lol

Fact is, not everyone...
Forum: Aiming Conversation Yesterday, 07:05 AM
Replies: 560
Views: 19,725
Posted By BC21
A similar technique is used with aspiring...

A similar technique is used with aspiring musicians. Try to play along with piece of music at a tempo that's too fast to keep up. You'll immediately recognize the parts that need the most work...
Forum: Aiming Conversation Yesterday, 06:59 AM
Replies: 560
Views: 19,725
Posted By BC21
Yes, it's very helpful to have someone watching...

Yes, it's very helpful to have someone watching your stroke to help look for flaws. You can also record yourself on video and self-analyze your stroke. But you're right, if you don't have the...
Forum: Aiming Conversation Yesterday, 05:31 AM
Replies: 560
Views: 19,725
Posted By BC21
So you're saying that only hackers self-analyze...

So you're saying that only hackers self-analyze every moving part of their golf stroke, or pool stroke, because accomplished players have instructors that do this for them?

You might find it...
Forum: Aiming Conversation Yesterday, 05:17 AM
Replies: 560
Views: 19,725
Posted By BC21
......duplicate

......duplicate
Forum: Main Forum 03-31-2020, 04:44 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,127
Posted By BC21
So true. Well said. You can be capable of...

So true. Well said. You can be capable of running 4 and 5 packs in 8ball or 9ball, but if you don't play much straight pool you'll likely find yourself struggling to run 15 to 20 balls. It is a...
Forum: Aiming Conversation 03-31-2020, 04:38 PM
Replies: 560
Views: 19,725
Posted By BC21
I understand what you're saying about the elbow. ...

I understand what you're saying about the elbow. It's no different than a golfer tweaking with every aspect of his swing, maybe changing his grip from overlapped pinkies to linked/intertwined...
Forum: Main Forum 03-31-2020, 10:43 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,127
Posted By BC21
I think you're right. There's no reason to...

I think you're right. There's no reason to believe pool should be treated any differently than other skill-related endeavors that require deliberate, quality practice. Competition is important also....
Forum: Main Forum 03-31-2020, 09:52 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,127
Posted By BC21
I guess it's different for different people. ...

I guess it's different for different people. Certainly what a pro level player calls "practice" though is probably not the same type of practice an aspiring B or C level player calls practice. ...
Forum: Aiming Conversation 03-31-2020, 07:58 AM
Replies: 560
Views: 19,725
Posted By BC21
I'm going to steal these words. :thumbup:

I'm going to steal these words. :thumbup:
Forum: Aiming Conversation 03-31-2020, 07:37 AM
Replies: 560
Views: 19,725
Posted By BC21
I am an advocate of not focusing on any physical...

I am an advocate of not focusing on any physical body part during my stroke. Lately I've been focusing on timing, and that's enough to throw off any shot. I can't imagine focusing on my elbow, or...
Forum: Aiming Conversation 03-31-2020, 07:14 AM
Replies: 560
Views: 19,725
Posted By BC21
This is a great example of well developed feel. ...

This is a great example of well developed feel. When these violinists were first learning how to hold the hold the bow, how to position their chin, the thumb and fingers of their fret hand, the...
Forum: Aiming Conversation 03-31-2020, 06:29 AM
Replies: 560
Views: 19,725
Posted By BC21
No, I don't use nor have ever used this approach...

No, I don't use nor have ever used this approach for my pool stroke. But that's because my stroke has always felt natural, never awkward. The bridge hand, however, I do remember probably paying...
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