So I've been shooting a lot and, while every aspect of my game is getting better, my results are not showing much improvement. I've been playing seriously for the past year and I am not at the level where it should be so hard to improve. I struggle to beat players that do not impress me. Somehow I always come to the table with either no shot or the only shot I have does not allow me to play position. This is playing 8 ball and safeties are very hard for me when I've got to hide 5 or 6 balls. I feel like I'm missing one ingredient to pull it all together and improve dramatically. I know I still have plenty of room to improve in all areas of my game but I still feel like the skills and strategy I have should be generating many more wins and more convincing wins but somehow I am in too many situations where I can't use them effectively. What are some potential ideas that will help me win more? I feel like I should lose half as many games as I do now but every game seems like that game where nothing rolls my way.