Ghost Ball’s Billiard Aptitude Test

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justnum survivor
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I think this would take me more than one try.
Warning. Not in Engrish. Super cool how he bows when he misses.
 

ChrisinNC

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I think this would take me more than one try.
Warning. Not in Engrish. Super cool how he bows when he misses.
Crazy hard drill I wouldn’t waste my time even attempting. I don’t think I’d ever get past the first side pocket even if I tried it for a week! That table has some lively cushions!
 

8cree

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Crazy hard drill I wouldn’t waste my time even attempting. I don’t think I’d ever get past the first side pocket even if I tried it for a week! That table has some lively cushions!
That can't be... only those ghastly ole Diamond tables have springy rails:ROFLMAO:


That's a tough one no doubt. Thanks for sharing. I wish it was subtitled though!
 

sjm

Sweating it at Derby City
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I think I'd have a better chance of standing at the top of the Grand Canyon and trying to throw a penny into a dixie cup at the bottom than running these balls in order as required. Honestly, this drill looks like once in a lifetime for anyone below pro level.
 

Chili Palmer

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This is very similar to a very painful drill from Max Eberle I've tried. I got to the 12 once but then left short on the 13, and Max's seems easier than this!

 

Chili Palmer

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I will add, this drill improved my game more than any non-stroke oriented drill. You 100% start learning exactly where the ball is going to come off the rail, how speed and English affect angle, how speed affects angle, max angle you can achieve coming off the rail, LOTS of stuff that applies directly the majority of shots you shoot during a game.

If you're a 500-550'sh Fargo player I highly suggest you try this drill a few times a day, 10 times a week, something, it WILL improve your game.


EDIT: Not sure how l lost your quote in my post?
I think I'd have a better chance of standing at the top of the Grand Canyon and trying to throw a penny into a dixie cup at the bottom than running these balls in order as required. Honestly, this drill looks like once in a lifetime for anyone below pro level.

I can confirm that statement, at my peak I was a 630'sh Fargo and I never got past the 12 ball in Max's easier drill, and I was happy to get there ;)

It is a brutal drill.
 
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Pool Hand Luke

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Not sure, but it looked like it said "Take 50" right before he ran out.

Just watched the second. He runs 82 balls and then apologizes because he didn't make all 105. At least that's what I think happened since I don't understand Japanese. Really like this guy, comes across to me as humble and respectful of the game.
 
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Patrick Johnson

Fish of the Day
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I would put this on my billiards aptitude test as well, but I only have 1 set of balls.
Yow - 105 balls (7 racks)!

I used to see Marco Marquez practice banks with two racks of balls (using both cue balls as needed), and thought that was pretty amazing.

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BC21

Poolology
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This drill is a hell of world tougher than what I show here, but for those that want a less demanding rotation drill, try this one....

 
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