View Full Version : A shot you can bank on

03-04-2002, 03:20 PM
Last year I could hit 80% of my bank shots. This year something happened and I really have a hard time making one a night. Does anyone know of a good system to use and how to practice it?

The Slim Man

phil in sofla
03-04-2002, 05:25 PM
My banking improved when I heard Grady Matthews mention that 'the most natural way to make a bank is to stroke the cue ball with a little draw' (all other things being equal). I get the line from the diamonds (the closest set to the object ball's location), parallel it over to the center of the object ball along that line, stroke with a little outside bottom English, and I find the banks are open for me!

However you decide to aim them, drilling on them is just repetition. Put up 8 balls along the length of the table, and just bank them all in, then repeat.